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The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against the individual mandate called for in the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka “Obama Care”, passed in March 2010.  (Read full opinion here.) OK Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s reaction to this decision is noted below the AP announcement. From the Associated Press,  8/12/11: “Appeals […]

OK-SAFE, Inc. Reporting – 8-1-2011, [#2 in a series of 3 covering the U.S.-China 2011 Trade, Culture & Education Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 14-17, 2011.] Excerpt: “Ladies and gentlemen, through this historic conference, new frontiers and new relationships will be forged in renewable energy, green technologies, information technologies, bio- and life- sciences, […]

  Certainly many Nebraskans have heard about the $130,000 in Federal “Stimulus” dollars which were used to purchase “diversity manuals” by Omaha Public Schools for all 8,000 of its employees (including the custodians). For those who didn’t catch the story in local media, ample opportunities abounded via many media outlets nationally, both online and off. […]

Considering that most of the wheeling and dealing involved in government goes on behind closed doors, more likely than not most of what we Americans hear and see playing out in the media is maneuvering. These P.R. battles seem to provide politicians the ability to “throw some red meat” to their respective bases of support. […]