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In The News – Monday, January 5th, 2015Edition
Posted Jan 05 2015 7:00AM

April: … Russia, ignoring both the Stern Warnings and the Harsh Sanctions, continues its military intervention in Ukraine, leaving the United States with no choice but to deploy the ultimate weapon: Vice President Biden, who is sent to Kiev to deliver a Strong Rebuke, followed by dinner.

On the domestic front, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw the rollout of Obamacare, resigns from the Cabinet to take a position overseeing e-mail storage for the Internal Revenue Service.

  • Very good article sent to me by a friend and reader. Politicians stand in the way of consumer demand at their peril. Fracking is an example as is Uber which I’ve mentioned from time to time. While Uber is shaking up the taxi industry, it's government regulators who are really upset with the tech company. Generally speaking, Uber begins offering its service in an area without first getting permission from political types. That lack of deference offends many officials who believe nothing should be allowed without official permission. What really galls the regulators, though, is that by providing a better service, Uber exposes the political process as protectors of the taxi industry rather than consumers.(emphasis mine)