From the New York Post:Insurance firms participating in New York’s ObamaCare health exchange are seeking double-digit hikes for patient medical premiums in 2015, new figur
Terrance this is stupid stuff
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comments from a conservative Christian perspective, sometimes on Oregon local and state issues with thanks to A.E. Housman
In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that "closely held" corporation owners have religious rights protected under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).(a) RFRA applies
A Gallup Poll report released this month shows public confidence in the military (74%) and small business (62%) is high. But less than 1/4th of Americans have confidence in the news media. In fact, only C
A study on Oregon's medicaid expansion showed an increase in emergency room use in 2008-2009 when patients got insurance coverage. Under Obamacare that is now being duplicated in other parts of the US. &nbs
Sarah Palin: "Look who fired the 1st shot in the real "war on women". Hint: it wasn't the GOP. See this excerpt from Hillary's book":
From the New York Sun:Retail restaurant robots are coming soon to a checkout counter near you.. . .McDonald’s
The Oregonian editorial board has shown good sense in the last week and argued for common sense and against politically correct activists.On May 9, the editors argued against a ban on smok
One so much wants to slap the Portland City Council up the side of the head and take away jurisdiction of water and sewer oversight.As on so many other issues (roads!) they have funded their own pet projects rather th
I've already posted on Andrew Beaujon's attempt at making sense of the May 1st Alliance for Audited Media report.
Apparently, Patrick Brennan (and National Review) believe that Sarah Palin is "disgusting" for mentioning baptism and water boarding in the same sentence. Not only is Palin disgusting, but even more so are National Rifle Association members who heard and approved the comparison.Here
[Updated with video]This blog has featured a number of comments praising Nigel Jaquiss for his courage and ability to confront the famous and powerful with their misconduct.
Encapsulife has a new patch that can act like the pancreas. From Deroy Murd
Below are screen shots from today's web page for "news" for the Statesman Journal and the Oregonian.The Statesman Journal seems to think that
Alliance for Audited Media (formerly Audit Bureau of Circulations) released its March 2014 report today. Here's AAM's summary:- The report contains data for 610 U.S. newspapers.
The New York Times reports that advertising revenues are up 3.4% from a year ago. But, operating expenses are up 3.8%*. From Poynter:Both digital and print advertising revenue
Alan Mutter is one of the most insightful analysts writing on the plight of modern newspapers. His most recent post at Reflections of a Newsosaur charts the fall in newspaper advertising revenue.
Not in the clip: “We will lose seats in the House,” he said. “I am fairly certain of that based on the poll numbers that are coming out from the more experienced pollsters down there, and I think we may lose the Senate.”
And it's not only the BLM. A wide range of federal agencies have their own paramilitary SWAT teams. John Fund:Dozens of federal agencies now have Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams to further an ex
Pew Research posted a religious diversity index by country this month. Here are stats for some countries:
Love's as hard as nails, Love is nails:Blunt, thick, hammered throughThe medial nerves of OneWho, having made us, knewThe thing He had done,Seeing (with all that is)Our cross, and His.C. S. Lewis (Poems)
The Alliance for Audited Media has shut down its circulation reporting web page.AAM celebrated its 99th anniversary* last year by changing its metrics to include "
The Washington Examiner reports that Media Matters for America is resisting efforts to unionize its staff.Last week, the union filed a
Here's my best shot of the lunar eclipse last night.
February 28 - Lance Cpl. Caleb L. Erickson, 20, of Waseca, Minn., died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.-
Jeff Mapes points out that a Tax Foundation study of 2011 state tax statistics ran
From Sarah Palin's Facebook page:
A Pew Research paper on the media and news includes an overview on newspapers in its 2014 report.AudienceA 3% circulation increase was due to "liberalized reporting rules" by the Associati