Target to Push Part-Time Workers Onto ACA Exchanges

By: Wednesday January 22, 2014 11:59 am

Shifting people onto exchanges and making health insurance more “consumer driven” is a goal of  the ACA. Senate Democrats purposely chose not to go with a real employer mandate.

Banksy Arrested? Calm Down, It’s Art!

By: Thursday October 24, 2013 10:25 am

Rumors swirled yesterday that bluechip street artist Banksy got pinched.

Now isn’t that con-vee-nient?

By: Friday October 4, 2013 5:00 pm

Oops.

So much for the monthly Jobs Report. One of the effects of the government shutdown (no Fox News, it is NOT a “slimdown“) is no monthly Jobs Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

August 2013 Jobs Report: “Good” News That Isn’t

By: Friday September 6, 2013 1:30 pm

Well the August Jobs Reports are in, and, as usual, the numbers were not as expected.

ALEC, CSG, ExxonMobil Fracking Fluid “Disclosure” Model Bill Failing by Design

By: Wednesday December 5, 2012 5:30 pm

Last year, a hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) chemical fluid disclosure “model bill” was passed by both the Council of State Governments (CSG) and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). It proceeded to pass in multiple states across the country soon thereafter, but as Bloomberg recently reported, the bill has been an abject failure with regards to “disclosure.”

That was by design, thanks to the bill’s chief author, ExxonMobil.

Late Night: Oh Noes! Wall Street Might Not Get Their Bonuses!

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 8:00 pm

What I find most ironic about these CEO deficit hawks complaining about the “uncertainty” that is hurting the economy is that they are the ones responsible for helping to create said uncertainty to begin with.

Republican Party’s Embrace of Privatizing Medicare via Vouchers is Now Complete

By: Wednesday August 22, 2012 10:20 am

It has been a long road, but the Republican Party’s embrace of the idea of privatizing Medicare via a voucher system is now complete. The GOP will add Paul Ryan’s plan to turn Medicare into a voucher program to their official party platform, based on a draft version likely to be ratified.

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