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15 May 2010
Obama's Job Approval
May 15, 2010 10:48:00 AM
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Business Lobbyists Join GOP Suit Against Health Care Law
NY Times: With the aim of depoliticizing a largely Republican assault, the leading lobbying group for small businesses has joined officials from 20 states in their legal challenge to the new health care law. An amended complaint filed Friday in Federal District Court in Pensacola, Fla., lists the lobbying group, the National Federation of Independent Business, as a plaintiff in the lawsuit that was originally filed in March by attorneys general from 13 states. Attorneys general or governors from seven other states formally joined the lawsuit on Friday. Among the state plaintiffs, only Attorney General James D. Caldwell of Louisiana is not a Republican. Two individuals also joined the litigation. One is the uninsured owner of an automobile repair shop in Panama City, Fla. The other is a man from Washington State who prefers to pay his medical bills out of pocket rather than being compelled to obtain insurance, as...
Arizona In 2010 Really Does Think It Is Alabama In 1954
The Lede: Just weeks after adopting a controversial immigration law denounced as racist by its opponents, Arizona has adopted a new measure restricting what can be taught in ethnic studies classes in the state’s public schools. The new law, which suggests that students are “taught to resent or hate other races” in such courses, was promoted by opponents of a Tucson school district program devoted to the study of Mexican-American history and culture. When the measure was signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday, the Arizona Daily Star explained: State schools chief Tom Horne, a Republican running for attorney general, says the district’s ethnic studies program promotes “ethnic chauvinism” and racial resentment toward whites. One provision of House Bill 2281, passed last month by the state Legislature, says that Arizona’s government: Prohibits a school district or charter school from including in its program of instruction any courses or...
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Sotomayor Political Cartoons
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The More Dependent on the Government You Are, the More You Want to Cut It!
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