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A Thanksgiving Turkey for the .01 Percent

 Americans will eat 235 million turkeys this year, about 46 million of them on Thanksgiving. Almost all will be factory farm behemoths bred for maximum white meat and minimum cost. But if you’re willing to pay—really pay—you can grace your table with a purebred heritage turkey. These free-range birds, which are growing in popularity among […] Read More →

Tuition Hikes at the University of Compensation

 University of California Regent Richard Blum confessed that he was “apoplectic” at the Board of Regents meeting Wednesday. The husband of Sen. Dianne Feinstein supports tuition increases as high as 28 percent over five years, which the board approved Thursday. Blum warned that private universities such as Yale and Stanford threaten to poach academic superstars. […] Read More →

How To Get The Best Deals On Holiday Travel

 Odds are, you’ll be trying to get out of town this holiday season. To get the lowdown on the best ways to save money on upcoming travel, I caught up with Robert Diener, the author of The Savvy Traveler: 175 Ways to Save, when he touched down in New York City recently.Diener, who’s based in Miami, Florida, […] Read More →

Health care market isn’t a free one

Recently in the Journal, my friend and colleague Dr. Barry Ramo wrote glowingly of ThinkNewMexico’s plan to improve health care in the Land of Enchantment. Unfortunately, the plan, hatched by our own homegrown policy think tank, is off base. In fact, it brings to mind the famous aphorism, “The road to hell is paved with […] Read More →

Trey Gowdy Announces He Has a Special Plan for Jonathan Gruber: See Video

 A series of videos featuring Obamacare “architect” Jonathan Gruber have recently come to light. The videos detail the White House’s massive fraud, deliberate deception, and willful manipulation of facts, numbers, and emotions relating to Obamacare’s passage. South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy spoke about Gruber during an appearance on Fox News’ On The Record with Greta Van […] Read More →

Al Sharpton: I have tax problems because people hate Obama or Trayvon Martin

 Jeff Dunetz,  Professional racial agitator Al Sharpton responded to Tuesday’s NY Times piece revealing that both Sharpton and his charity National Action Network was increasingly delinquent in paying taxes to NY State and vendors who performed services. According to the MSNBC host and architect of racial discord, the progressive NY Times published the story because of politically […] Read More →

Coming Soon: Gruber Under Oath in Front of Congress?

Katie Pavlich,  As the White House and leading Democrats continue to distance themselves from Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, Congress is moving in and wants to put him under oath for questioning.  In an interview on Fox News last night, Republican Congressman Jim Jordan, who sits on the House Oversight committee, said “of course” Gruber needs […] Read More →

Nancy Pelosi Trolls John Boehner on Twitter for His Birthday… And Gets Shut Down

 Yesterday was the 65th birthday of the marvelously tanned Speaker of the House, John Boehner. In honor of his birthday, Boehner received congratulatory tweets from both Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democrat National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The tweets were intended as tongue-in-cheek zingers to Boehner, welcoming him to both Medicare and Social Security, […] Read More →

New York man charged for 25 cats hanging in trees

 A 60-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the discovery last spring of 25 dead cats hanging from trees in plastic bags, a grisly find that prompted animal lovers to post $25,000 in reward money. Westchester County’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Rene Carcamo of Yonkers was charged with illegally […] Read More →