Articles by: Bob Adelmann

New Jersey Governor Christie Denies Running for President

New Jersey Governor Christie Denies Running for President

on November 12, 2013, 7:46 AM / in National News, News

Newly reelected New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (shown) was busy over the weekend explaining that his focus is back on running New Jersey and not worrying about running for president in 2016. For instance, in an interview on ABC’s This Week, Christie said, “I know everybody’s going to be speculating about what may come in my future … but the fact […]

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HealthCare.gov Delays Are Way More Than Just Glitches

HealthCare.gov Delays Are Way More Than Just Glitches

on October 24, 2013, 8:26 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Bob Adelmann It’s been three weeks since the much ballyhooed start of enrollment for ObamaCare, and the numbers are not just a little off what the administration expected. They are disastrously low. According to Mike Huckabee, fewer than 500,000 of the seven million uninsured people needed in the next six months to make this program viable have been […]

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Obama Issues Two More Anti-gun Executive Orders

Obama Issues Two More Anti-gun Executive Orders

on August 31, 2013, 7:22 AM / in National News, News

At the swearing-in ceremony at the White House on Thursday of Todd Jones as the director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (still known as ATF), President Obama’s point man on gun control, Vice President Joe Biden, announced that the ATF was issuing new rules concerning the re-importation of U.S. military surplus weapons. Where such importation was previously […]

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Larry Summers to Replace Ben Bernanke at the Fed?

Larry Summers to Replace Ben Bernanke at the Fed?

on August 28, 2013, 9:00 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Bob Adelmann Citing an unnamed source from “Team Obama”, CNBC announced that Larry Summers (shown) will be named head of the Federal Reserve by President Obama to replace outgoing chairman Ben Bernanke, whose term expires December 31. Despite much media conversation about other potential candidates for the position, chief among them Fed Vice Chairman Janet Yellen, Summers always had […]

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University of California Study: National Debt Is Really $70 Trillion

University of California Study: National Debt Is Really $70 Trillion

on August 13, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

James Hamilton, an economics professor at the University of California, San Diego, just published his best estimate of the federal government’s “off-balance-sheet” liabilities, in which he concludes that the real national debt, popularly estimated to be $16.9 trillion, is in fact more than four times larger: $70.086 trillion. This is because of decisions to leave out certain unfunded liabilities when the […]

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Jobs Reports: U.S. Turning Into a Part-time Worker Economy

Jobs Reports: U.S. Turning Into a Part-time Worker Economy

on August 6, 2013, 7:21 AM / in National News, News

When the two-part employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) was issued on Friday, the news was modestly positive: From its business “establishment” data it noted that employment increased by 162,000, a little less than expected but not far from the average of 175,000 new jobs a month that the economy has been generating for the last three months. The […]

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Holder: Time to Question “Stand Your Ground” Laws

Holder: Time to Question “Stand Your Ground” Laws

on July 18, 2013, 7:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  When Attorney General Eric Holder (shown) told his audience at the NAACP’s annual convention on Tuesday, “It’s time to question laws that senselessly expand the concept of self-defense and sow dangerous conflict in our neighborhoods,” he was either ignorant of, or didn’t want to consider, the precedents the Supreme Court has used for nearly 100 years to defend the “stand your ground” […]

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NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to Replace Napolitano?

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to Replace Napolitano?

on July 16, 2013, 7:55 AM / in National News, News

Within hours of Janet Napolitano’s announcement of her resignation as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, names of people to replace her surfaced, but none have the credentials of NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly (shown). Or his political connections. Said Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.): The Department of Homeland Security is one of the most important agencies in the federal government. Its […]

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CDC Study Ordered by Obama Contradicts White House Anti-gun Narrative

CDC Study Ordered by Obama Contradicts White House Anti-gun Narrative

on July 10, 2013, 6:22 AM / in National News, News

In January, following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Obama issued a “Presidential Memorandum directing the Centers for Disease Control to research the causes and prevention of gun violence,” along with 22 other “initiatives.” That study, subcontracted out to the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, was completed in June and contained some surprises for the president. Obama had announced […]

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South Dakota Becomes One of the First States to Allow Armed Teachers

South Dakota Becomes One of the First States to Allow Armed Teachers

on July 9, 2013, 8:56 AM / in National News, News

On July 1 South Dakota’s “School Sentinel” law became effective, making that state one of the first in the nation to allow teachers and other school officials to carry a sidearm in the classroom. Signed into law in March by Gov. Dennis Daugaard, the law provides that teachers wishing to carry must first obtain permission from the school district and then […]

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Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling: Human Genes Cannot be Patented

Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling: Human Genes Cannot be Patented

on June 15, 2013, 7:17 AM / in News

On Thursday the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that patents on human genes are now void, while the successful creation of synthetic genes may continue to be patented. Both sides of the lawsuit celebrated victory. Mike Adams of Natural News exclaimed:“Sanity prevails: human genes are not eligible for patent protection!” while the ACLU declared: “Victory! Supreme Court Decides Our Genes Belong to Us!” […]

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