Archive for January, 2013

NLRB Recess Appointments Ruled Unconstitutional

Filed under Law

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said President Obama couldn’t recess appoint members of the NLRB unless the Senate was in recess:
President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies on a labor relations panel, a federal appeals court panel ruled Friday.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals [...]

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Nebraska Says, “Go” on Keystone XL

Filed under Energy

Governor Dave Heineman approved a new route through Nebraska for the Keystone XL pipeline. Approval for construction of the project to bring Canadian oil to Gulf Coast refineries is now back in the hands of the State Department (who is studying it again) and the White House. Will President Obama placate anti-energy activists or choose [...]

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Cynical About College Football or They All Cheat

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Alabama throttled Notre Dame for the national title.
While I have nothing against the players, their talent, and their accomplishments I do have a problem with college football as a system. The SEC has won the last seven national titles, and you can give credit for that success to their ability to cheat. When it comes [...]

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How the Mighty Have Fallen

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Once upon a time, Lance Armstrong was one of the biggest sports figures in the world. Winning seven straight Tour de France titles not only made him an American icon but also a global legend. What’s more, much of his success came after he beat cancer. Armstrong turned that fame into charitable success with Livestrong [...]

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