OPINION/VIDEO: Fox News and Kim Strassel in the WSJ "Axelrod’s Obamacare Dollars"
Axelrod’s Obamacare DollarsEmails suggest the White House pushed business to the presidential adviser's former firm to sell the health-care law.The Wall Street JournalBy KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL
Rewind to 2009. The fight over ObamaCare is raging, and a few news outlets report that something looks ethically rotten in the White House. An outside group funded by industry is paying the former firm of senior presidential adviser David Axelrod to run ads in favor of the bill. That firm, AKPD Message...
NEWS: California Investigative Watchdog Discovers Number of Jobs Lost in Solyndra Debacle Lowballed by Nearly 75%
The Bay Citizen
June 13, 2012
Solyndra layoffs larger than previously reported
Documents show nearly 1,900 people lost their jobs as solar panel maker closed
By: Aaron Glantz
On the day it closed, Solyndra said it was laying off 1,100 full-time and temporary employees.
But 1,861 workers lost their jobs as the solar panel manufacturer shut its doors, according to U.S. Labor Department documents provided to The Bay Citizen under the Freedom of Information Act.
The documents also show the Fremont-based company increased production in 2011, even though...
NEWS: Media Outlets Report on Committee's Investigation Into Closed-Door Health Care Negotiations, Policy and Advertising Commitments
Editorial: ObamaCare's Secret HistoryThe Wall Street Journal
On Friday House Republicans released more documents that expose the collusion between the health-care industry and the White House that produced ObamaCare, and what a story of crony capitalism it is. If the trove of emails proves anything, it's that the Tea Party isn't angry enough.
Over the last year, the Energy and Commerce Committee has taken Nancy Pelosi's advice to see what's in the Affordable Care Act and how it passed. The White House refused to cooperate beyond...
VIDEO: Obamacare Investigation Shatters White House’s Transparency Promise
"Don’t tell the American people that it’s going to be transparent if you’re doing this behind the scenes secret email stuff..." Greta Van Susteren
"The emails do kind of shatter the whole transparency talk from the administration..." Bret Baier
VIDEO: On Blocking the Keystone XL Pipeline, Chris Matthews Laments President Obama “Made A Mistake on Thatâ€¦ We Just Know the Benefit Was Kissed Goodbye To”
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WASHINGTON, DC - Appearing this morning on Morning Joe, Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s Hardball, said of the decision to deny the Keystone XL Pipeline project that President Obama "made a mistake on that." Matthews lamented that the Keystone project is a "good job-creation program" that would bring "tangible construction jobs" to the United States, but with President Obama still blocking the pipeline, "we just know the benefit was kissed goodbye to."
With millions of...