Posts by Jay Caruso  (Page 3)
 

Atlanta Educators Who Faked Test Scores Sentenced

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 4:30pm 4/14/2015 at 4:30pm

The Atlanta educators who were convicted on April 1 of racketeering and other charges related to purposely inflating test scores in poorly performing schools were sentenced in the Fulton County Court today:

One by one, they stood, alongside their attorneys, before Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter.

In this system, a jury...

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Clyburn Blames ALEC for Scott Shooting

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Posted by    Friday, April 10, 2015 at 10:00am 4/10/2015 at 10:00am

ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council is an organization that is described as such:

“…is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level legislation for distribution among state governments in the United States. According to its website, ALEC “works to advance the fundamental...

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5 Ways Rand Paul Will Shake Up the GOP Primary

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 3:40pm 4/7/2015 at 3:40pm

Rand Paul became the second in a long line of GOP hopefuls to make an official presidential candidacy announcement.

Paul brings a much different dynamic to the Republican Party. One that challenges the status quo and makes many Republicans very nervous (and some very angry). The question of whether Rand Paul can...

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Hillary’s Poll Numbers Slipping In Swing States

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Posted by    Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 5:50pm 4/2/2015 at 5:50pm

The 2016 election is a little over 18 months away which can be a lifetime in the world of politics.

It is assumed by most people Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee. Martin O’Malley may have something to say about that but as it stands at this point, Hillary is the...

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O’Malley On Hillary: Nothing To Hide? She Can Answer Questions

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 8:30am 4/1/2015 at 8:30am

Martin O’Malley has made it pretty clear that he expects to challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for President in 2016. While most of the media is frothing over the Indiana/RFRA issue, O’Malley is quietly going around, giving interviews and meeting with people (and likely donors).

O’Malley represents a challenge from...

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CT Governor Bans State Paid Travel To Indiana, Ignores CT’s RFRA

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:20pm 3/31/2015 at 6:20pm

On March 26th, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

The uproar would lead one to think such a law was brand new and have never been codified in law before. That would be wrong of course, 19 other states and the federal government have...

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Some Obamacare Customers Owe Taxes on…Their Tax Credit?

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Posted by    Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:05pm 3/26/2015 at 1:05pm

Some families who signed up for Obamacare and have been estimating what their tax returns are going to look like this year are in for a rude awakening.

Due to mid-year income levels changing, nearly 50% of people who received an advance payment of the tax credit for Obamacare will have to...

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Ted Cruz Campaign Like Obama’s? Not Really

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 8:55am 3/24/2015 at 8:55am

Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first “official” contender to announce he is running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.

One of the more bizarre narratives to quickly form after Cruz made his announcement, has been the comparison between him and President Barack Obama. While there are some similarities —...

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