Posts Tagged ‘White House’

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ACORN to Get Federal Funding…Again?

March 23, 2010

Mainstream media is doing everything they can to minimize coverage of ACORN.  The last six months have been devastating to the organization.  Between the sting videos, the state lawsuits, and an act of Congress, it looked like ACORN was out of business.

Not so fast.  On March 10, 2009, federal judge Nina Gershon of the Eastern District of New York made permanent her temporary injunction prohibiting Congress from cutting off funding for ACORN.  The Department of Justice is planning to appeal Gershon’s ruling and seek a stay pending appeal.

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Obama’s New Healthcare Proposal?

February 22, 2010

“Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.”

President Obama’s tired new healthcare proposal is a rehash of the Senate Bill that passed on Christmas Eve.  At least Fox news Reports, the version BHO is now touting does not include a public option.  But, you have to admit it’s funny when a White House staffer says the plan is “offset,” or pays for itself.  What I’d really like to know is why do we need a Health Insurance Rate Authority?  Couldn’t the Health and Human Services Department monitor insurance industry behavior and publish an annual report?