Saturday, October 15, 2011

Patriot Success, October 2011

It may seem like the Socialists are winning all the battles, but here is some good news for the Patriots! (Most recent news: Wisconsin)

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In Kansas: Brownback: Kansas to Return $31.5 Million Health Exchange Grant --, Aug. 10, 2011

"Kansas is the second state to turn back "early innovator" funds to set up health-insurance exchanges. Oklahoma refused a similar grant in April after initially applying for the funds."

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In Michigan:

Michigan's 401(k) plan saved state more than $4 billion --, July 10, 2011

"A 14-year-old reform that ended defined pension benefits for new state employees has saved the state up to $4.3 billion in unfunded state employee pension liability, according to a new report by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy."

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In Wisconsin:

Good Stuff Happening in Wisconsin -- read about statewide cost savings and other quality of life improvements that started in Gov. Walker's office.
"Democrats, liberal groups, and labor unions spent roughly $20 million on these races -- an unfathomable sum for off-year, state level races. They were better organized, better funded, and seemed to have a distinct intensity advantage. And yet, when the people of Wisconsin had their say, Republicans prevailed."

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Oh Canada!: The Conservative Party won a majority of seats in the House of Commons.

"But the installation of a majority government by itself is not a political revolution. The biggest changes in Canada were indicated by the devastating defeats of two of the opposition parties.

The Bloc Quebecois was reduced from 50 seats to only four. Formerly it represented most of Canada’s second-largest province. Now it represents a tiny rump."

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The Netherlands:

The Netherlands to Abandon Multiculturalism --, June 23. 2011

The Dutch government says it will abandon the long-standing model of multiculturalism that has encouraged Muslim immigrants to create a parallel society within the Netherlands. ....

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1 comment:

Colorado Health Insurance said...

Obamacare and the federal legal battle looming before the Supreme Court makes it challenging for us insurance agents. We seem to get a few changes on weekly basis from carriers on what HHS is implementing. If Obamacare is reversed we will go through a whole round of changes again. I wish this legal wrangling could be sped up for everybody's sake.