Misguided political philosophy and tens of millions of taxpayer dollars are behind one of the least transparent aspects of Obamacare, government-funded pharmaceutical “detailing.”Known by those who support it as “academic detailing,” it is an effort by Uncle Sam to change the prescribing habits of America’s physicians. So what’s the problem? Read More
WHAT: A 40-foot-long, 28-foot-high, 6.5-ton sculpture of a bus to decorate a new transit station in Reno, Nev.
WHY IT’S AN OUTRAGE: The decorative bus was paid for with a $228,000 federal economic stimulus grant and funds from the local government. How many cops or teachers could be paid with that money instead?
WHERE TO VENT: Reno Mayor Bob Cashell can be reached at (775) 334-2001. Read More
It’s no surprise that Americans are angry this year about reckless government spending. Through TARP, the economic stimulus, Obamacare and many other government initiatives, more than $2 trillion has been used to bail out banks, automakers, auto unions, drugmakers, large insurance companies, well-connected investment firms, insurance giants, homeowners, construction companies, artists, actors, state governments and agricultural corporations, to name a few. But, guess what? Read More