All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Federal Government’

Colorado Legalizes Marijuana

Colorado has long been known for its mountains, amazing snow-skiing, and stunning scenery. Now, it’s famous for something very different. And its not exactly something to put on their license plate…not just yet anyway. To all the “stoners” out there, Colorado welcomes your visit. So put down the Cheetos and water bong and stop on in to your neighborhood marijuana …

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Unemployment Benefits Expire For 1.3 Million

This weekend, millions of Americans are suddenly going to stop receiving their unemployment benefits. The extended federal benefits plan expires this Saturday, the 28th, forcing 1.3 million to go without a source of income. These long-term federal benefits were created by President Bush in the recession of 2008, and since then have been extended 11 more times. The most recent …

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How to Be a Dad – Government Knows Best?

For those of you that enjoyed your Father’s day weekend, the federal government wants to remind you that being a father isn’t all presents and cookouts. The job is far from over, and the government wants to help you out by giving you “tips” on how to be a better dad in the form of instructional videos and outreach programs. …

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Medicare: More Patients Being Kept for Observation

Medicare patients are being kept for observation at hospitals more often than they’re being admitted, thanks to pressure from the federal government. According to a recent study, the number of individuals who have been kept for observation has risen dramatically over the past several years. And while the decision not to admit those on Medicare may help cut costs down …

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Anonymous: MegaUpload Take Down Could Be Trap

Did Anonymous play into the government’s hands? That’s the suggestion of Molly Wood at CNET who claims that the government planned the MegaUpload take down to happen right after the SOPA/PIPA protests on Wednesday. She claims that her sources told her that the timing of the MegaUpload arrests was intentional. The federal government was wanting to start a fight with …

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