You may want to skip reading this - Catholic Online More Politics & Policy Expecting a big tax refund ... Obama, join lawsuit over immigration scandal ... continue reading A distinct euphemism: ... 12/22/2014 - 3:08 pm | View Link
The End of the Obama Era - Atlantic Monthly The fact that health-care reform went on to be ... deal, taken bold executive action on immigration, and unveiled a landmark shift in Cuba policy. 12/22/2014 - 8:52 am | View Link
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Mexico's Worldwide Relationships are becoming Opportunities, Mexican ... - Mexidata.info ... opportunities for its foreign policy agenda and ... administrative measures on immigration announced ... for cooperation on issues such as ... 12/22/2014 - 6:27 am | View Link
Reshuffled cabinet called on to rethink welfare, health and immigration policy The government should rethink some of its most controversial policy measures in the wake of Sunday’s cabinet reshuffle, advocacy groups have said. The Australian Council of Social Services (Acoss) said the government must abandon unpopular welfare ... 12/21/2014 - 1:55 pm | View Link
Abbott reshuffles Ministry: Dutton to Immigration, Ley to Health, Morrison to Social Services The Hon Sussan Ley MP will be promoted into Cabinet and become the Minister for Health and the Minister for Sport. I have been impressed with Minister Ley’s transition into government and her excellent policy work in the education portfolio. Based in ... 12/20/2014 - 5:45 pm | View Link
GOP Opposition to Immigration Could Give the United States a New Surgeon General according to the Violence Policy Center. Republicans claim that Murthy is too ideological and inexperienced for the position, but his nomination has been endorsed by more than one hundred public health organizations. The Senate will vote on Murthy’s ... 12/14/2014 - 10:45 pm | View Link
Obama Job Approval Rating 2014: High Disapproval for Immigration Executive Action, Economy and Foreign Policy Management The Bloomberg Politics poll showed Obama with low numbers on his job performance, budget deficit, economy, health care, foreign policy, immigration and negotiations with the Republican majority in the House of Representatives. In regards to the president's ... 12/11/2014 - 6:19 am | View Link
Fox News poll: Public overwhelmingly disapproves of Obama’s handling of immigration, healthcare People with insurance through an employer—that is, most people with health coverage—are paying “more in premiums ... a majority (43/51) disapproves of the policy outcome of Obama’s executive amnesty. Even fewer Americans are fans of the process ... 12/10/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Immigration Policy Center On November 20 and 21, 2014, President Barack Obama announced a series of administrative reforms of immigration policy, collectively referred to as the Immigration... 12/22/2014 - 3:33 am | View Website
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE's primary mission is to promote homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of federal laws governing border control, customs ... 12/22/2014 - 3:33 am | View Website
Immigration and Naturalization Service (Employment) United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a component of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It performs many administrative ... 12/22/2014 - 12:41 am | View Website
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Continuing his fierce criticism of Vladimir Putin's job performance as Russian president, economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman writes today that the economic crisis confronting Russia illustrates the perils of a warmongering foreign policy -- perils, Krugman argues, that the disastrous Iraq War should have made abundantly clear."You can’t treat a modern society the way ancient Rome treated a conquered province without destroying the very wealth you’re trying to seize," Krugman explains.
It's a hell of a time to put the show on hiatus for the week, but maybe it's for the best. There wouldn't likely be anything we could do from where we sit to settle tensions down, and while there's plenty to talk about outside of events in New York, it'd be hard to pretend it wasn't a preoccupation.
So instead, we'll lean on our favorite trick for holiday breaks: time travel.
A specter is haunting the NBA -- the specter of socialism. The league already has in place a redistributive model, with wealthy teams paying taxes to help bankroll small-market franchises. But recently, Michele Roberts, the new Players’ Association executive director, issued a bold opening salvo in her early tenure, speaking in terms that can only be described as Marxist and asserting the singular value of the players.
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE…
For the Win
Mallory Ortberg imagines Ayn Rand reviews of children's movies in The New Yorker:
“The Little Mermaid”
A young woman achieves all of her goals. She finds an object of value—in this case, a broad-chested brunet man—and sacrifices as much as she believes necessary (the ocean, talking, etc.) in order to acquire him.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - When Republicans take full control of Congress on Jan. 6, they will face decisions on major changes at the Congressional Budget Office, including possibly naming a new head and changing the rules used to assess the cost of legislation. Conservative groups have been calling for the replacement of CBO Director Doug Elmendorf, who was appointed by Democrats in 2009 and whose term expires next month.