Creating loose registration requirements, easy access to absentee ballots, and extended voting periods, and removing voting from supervised locations, gives bad actors the tools and time necessary to commit meaningful election fraud. The unscrupulous are already taking advantage of this.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services found that approximately 8 percent of DACA beneficiaries had previously been arrested, including for crimes such assault, rape, and murder, yet were still approved.
Being an embezzler is not as lucrative as I had been led to believe. A much better career, in light of the EB-5 scandal, would be to become a fraudster — stealing from others via false pretenses.
Even if Vermont reached the goal of 50 percent below 1990, what impact would that have on global climate change? None. If we scrapped the whole plan tomorrow would the world be worse off? No.
The U.S. Justice Department has reminded its lawyers that the legally correct term they should be using in their briefs is “illegal alien,” not the euphemism “undocumented immigrant.” The Justice Department leadership is correct. Illegal alien is the correct legal term that should be used.
A comparison of the CAP “sabotage” estimates with preliminary 2019 rate filings in cities in 17 states compiled by the Kaiser Family Foundation suggests CAP vastly overestimated the effects of these policy changes on premiums.
Squeezing just “the rich” won’t be enough to satisfy the progressives’ thirst for other people’s money. Everybody will be squeezed, and squeezed hard.
“This administration is animated by that same American view that has led us for 242 years: that every American has a right to believe, worship, and exercise their faith in the public square.”
Silver and Hyman conclude that “our politicized third-party payment system creates bad incentives that attract the already corrupt, and also corrupt the virtuous.” The crucial reform is to move away from non-catastrophic third-party insurance coverage and dramatically expand the role of first-party (consumer) payment in a competitive marketplace.
Under the proposal, workers could receive the equivalent of their future Social Security benefits as paid family leave benefits today in return for delaying the future date at which they begin collecting Social Security’s old-age benefits.
In this State Headliners, any carbon tax that punishes heavy oil and gas users would only transfer wealth to Chittenden County, Vermont to postpone Vermont Yankee decision until the federal government rules, and Barre wind turbine company announces “hardship” financing.