House Votes to Reverse Obama Administration’s Gutting of Welfare’s Work Requirements

This afternoon, the House voted to restore the work requirements that the Obama Administration has attempted to gut from the 1996 welfare reform law. The breakdown: 250 Republicans voted for restoration and 164 Democrats voted against the resolution. The 1996 reform inserted work requirements into the largest federal cash assistance welfare program, replacing the old […]

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Let States Oversee the Energy Revolution

Dismal jobs reports and high unemployment continue to weigh down the U.S. economy, but there are a few bright spots. Most notable among them: energy production, particularly the shale oil and shale gas revolution. The technological one-two punch of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has created a remarkable energy boom and created hundreds of thousands […]

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Israel’s Mekorot Water Company to Set Up Clean, Reliable Water Supply & Raise Living Standard for India

Israel’s Mekorot water company has signed its first major contract in India. Mekorot, through its development subsidiary, will build a water control system and smart metering system to prevent waste. The project, which includes extensive cooperation with local water suppliers, will be set up in the Indian state of Utar Pradesh. A delegation of Mekorot […]

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Inside Story of Obama & Debt Ceiling Crisis: Cared More About Re-Election Than Global Economic Collapse

Inside story of Obama’s struggle to keep Congress from controlling outcome of debt ceiling crisis By Bob Woodward President Obama summoned the top four congressional leaders to the White House on Saturday morning, July 23, 2011. The night before, House Speaker John A. Boehner had withdrawn from negotiations to raise the $14 trillion federal debt limit […]

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Feds Can’t Catch the Cartels’ Cocaine-Filled Submarines

With three-quarters of potential cocaine shipments sliding under their noses, United States authorities are having a hard time keeping up with the Latin American drug cartels. Part of the problem, a new report in The New York Times says, is the fact that the famously daring and elusive drug-running submarines aren’t just operating in the […]

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