Illegal immigrants benefited from up to $750M from ObamaCare

Oct. 27, 2012: A Tea Party member reaches for a pamphlet titled “The Impact of Obamacare”, at a “Food for Free Minds Tea Party Rally” in Littleton, New Hampshire . (Reuters) Illegal immigrants and individuals with unclear legal status wrongly benefited from up to $750 million in ObamaCare subsidies and the government is struggling to Continue Reading

Waste, Fraud and Abuse in the World’s Greatest Army

The United States Military may be the greatest in the world in combat but it is also the greatest in the world at waste, fraud and abuse in its spending. Lockheed Martin’s C-130 Hercules aircraft has been used by the U.S. Army for four decades. The spacious transport plane can accommodate utility helicopters and six-wheeled Continue Reading

Government-Run Healthcare: Not-so-Great Moments

Government intervention has messed up the healthcare sector, leading to needlessly high prices and massive inefficiency. Fixing the mess won’t be easy since it would involve addressing several contributing problems, including Medicare, Medicaid, the healthcare exclusion in the tax code, Obamacare, and the mess at the Veterans Administration. But at least we know the right solutions. Continue Reading

On the job training writing title opinions with pay

This is an opinion piece from CINDI ROSS SCOPPE who writes editorials and columns for The State of South Carolina. Reach her at cscoppe@thestate.com or (803) 771-8571 or follow her on Twitter @CindiScoppe. COLUMBIA, SC A FEW WEEKS ago a prominent businessman emailed Richland County (South Carolina) Council members about news of waste, mismanagement and possible corruption in Continue Reading

Is Infrastructure Spending a Good Investment?

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has a plan to jump-start the economy. It would require an additional $250 billion in federal infrastructure spending over five years—on top of the $250 billion over the next five years that Congress already wants to spend—along with the creation of a $25 billion federal infrastructure bank. Yet the plan Continue Reading

Bureaucrat Hall of Fame: Working for the Government

Working for the government is an exercise in gaming the system for many bureaucrats, according to Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute in this post. The Bureaucrat Hall of Fame, created to highlight government workers who go above and beyond the call of duty, is apparently such a prestigious honor that there’s been a strong Continue Reading

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