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  • Bureaucracy and business: Flags of inconvenience
    Bureaucracy and business: Flags of inconvenience
    Employees’ time can be the most valuable resource that many companies have, since they can make the difference between a company that struggles and one that succeeds. Yet most companies are not serious about managing that time, to their...
  • New York Times
    In place of flowers, man’s obit asks that you cancel NYT subscription
    They say you can’t take it with you, but Leonard Smith proved that you can. When the World War II veteran died last November at age 86, his family published an obituary for him that contained an unusual request of those wishing to pay their...
  • Government overreach
    Washington State shuts down senior center's penny ante poker
    If you refuse to seelemonade stand closuresas the first sign of an encroaching police state, maybe the latest crackdown will convince you.Seattle station KING5reports that the state gaming commission has put the kibosh on a penny ante poker game...
  • TSA kids' video
    The TSA's kiddie video
    The Transportation Security Administration has had its share of flubs, such as whenit cleared a passenger for takeoff despite his being 9 years old, unaccompanied by an adult, and without a boarding pass. The agency has also made attempts to...
  • Dan Bongino
    Dan Bongino: Very dangerous development in America
    Dan Bongino was in the right place at the right time to see a lot of what goes on in the Obama Regime. He was a member of a group of true professionals that protect our president, and know as the Secret Service. Dan is also a candidate for...
  • Dams to the waters
    End the endless red tape of federalism
    Bureaucracy is at its best when it restricts, delays, or grinds something that’s good to a halt. Our big government is good at it, but it’s time to end the endless red tape that ends progress toward a better America.A Wall Street...
  • TSA
    9-year-old boards plane alone and without ticket
    The nation may be in thethroes of a (partial) government shutdown, but no one can accuse the TSA of changing its MO. The government agency is performing in the same hit-and-miss fashion that has been its hallmark since its formation in 2001, under...
  • Zombie
    Kentucky permits dead people to sign up for Obamacare
    Among the complaints that have been leveled at the Affordable Care Act by consumers who have visited an online exchange is the one-size-fits-all nature of the coverage. Every enrollee, for example, is required to sign up for the same benefits...
  • Doctors Javanti and Arun Singh abused system in Britain
    Number of Brits registered in NHS exceeds nation’s population by 2 million
    You may not believe in ghosts, but administrators in Britain do. Some 2 million “phantom patients” are registered in the nation’s vaunted National Health Service, and they are costing taxpayers a whopping £150 million ($240...
  • Obamacare
    How unaffordable will the Affordable Care Act be? Answers by the numbers
    As we approach the date on which the health care exchanges are due to go into effect, it is worth a closer look at how “affordable” the Affordable Care Act will be in each of the 57 U.S. states. Back in March, Mark Bertolini, CEO of...
  • sc
    Latest sequester victims: Government lawyers face 8.4 - 12.0% pay-cut
    "Undesirable..."The Obama Administration has blamed sequestration for everything for everything from the ceasing of self-guided White House tours, to cutbacks in medical care for our Wounded Warriors at the all-services Walter Reed...
  • Pig
    Tennessee grade school lifts ban on pork after parents raise stink
    Maybe it was because pork is said to be “the other white meat,” and “white” has come to have a bad rap. Or maybe — more likely — it was to appease families of Muslim students who attend the school, as some...
  • PC
    Oh, goody! Another city bans 'potentially offensive' language
    Languages change: That is an accepted truth among students of language. But linguistic change occurs independently of academic interdiction or fiat. Take the word notoriety. It used to be a synonym for “infamy” or “negative...
  • TSA pat downs
    TSA’s answer to mom reluctant to open baby food jars is to pat her down
    There’s an app for that. For the Transportation Security Administration, whenever its officers are confronted with a situation not covered in their training, the app is a pat-down. A bit of airport security theater from Consumerist will...
  • Xoloitzcuintli
    PC police in D.C. outlaw ‘mutt’ to describe mixed breed in favor of Xoloitzcuint
    PagingMisterMxyzptlk: We have your dog.From the “you just can’t make these things up” department. Who but government could come up with an idea like this? TheWashington Postreports that the District of Columbia’s health...