Obama loses on immigration, for now; Executive actions panned by 5th district ct.

According to the Associated Press: It seems the Supreme Court is Obama’s last option. A federal appeals court has ruled against President Barack Obama’s plan to protect an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally from deportation. In a 2-1 decision Monday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas-based federal judge’s injunction blocking…

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Paul Ryan’s honeymoon: How long will it last?

According to Gallup, Paul Ryan is enjoying a honeymoon like most new speakers assuming the gavel. How long can the reluctant policy-wonk-turned-House speaker sustain this kind of favorable rating?  What the public knows that Ann Coulter doesn’t. PRINCETON, N.J. — Speaker of the House Paul Ryan begins his term with generally positive ratings from Americans — 42% have a…

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WASTEFUL AND WRONG: Governor Baker expands Patrick era “diversity” program.

It came to my attention last week that Governor Baker signed an executive order expanding a Patrick Administration program called the “Supplier Diversity Program.” Link: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/zachary-leshin/massachusetts-gop-governor-mandates-affirmative-action-lgbt-contractors   Baker touted the “first-in-the-nation LGBT-owned business certification partnership” between the state and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). The SDP was established in 2010 to promote affirmative action…

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