Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: September 2013

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    Sep
    25

    The Fight to Defund Obamacare Continues

    Posted in Healthcare By Civitas Staff

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) stood on the Senate floor yesterday to speak against Obamacare. He kept speaking all night and well into the morning.

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    Sep
    24

    ObamaCare Update: Oops.

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Jim Tynen | Tagged

    ObamaCare was sold as providing us with lower health care premiums, but you will still have your choice of doctors. Keep your doctor? Not so much. As for those lower premiums, well … no. At least the children will be insured? Er, except for half a million or so. The kindest thing you can say […]

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    Sep
    24

    Berger Decides Against Senate Run

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Brian Balfour | Tagged

    North Carolina State Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger announced late yesterday that he will not be running for the U.S. Senate seat currently filled by Kay Hagan. Per the N&O: One more prominent Republican is taking a pass on North Carolina’s much-watched U.S. Senate race in 2014, but the field of challengers remains far […]

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    Sep
    23

    Common Core Forum Turns Violent?

    Posted in Education By Melissa Barnes

    Being arrested and charged with second-degree assault of a police officer is not what Robert Small had in mind when he decided to attended a Baltimore County School Board meeting Thursday night, but that’s exactly what he got. Small, a concerned father, attended the meeting to voice his opinion on the new Common Core Standards […]

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    Sep
    23

    Mom Shows How to Fight Common Core

    Posted in Education By Jim Tynen | Tagged ,

    One Indiana woman has shown us how to win against the Common Core juggernaut. Heather Crossin spoke at our Common Core Forum last week. Her story was fascinating. It started when he 8-year-old daughter began bringing home a new, and disturbing, kind of math homework. Instead of many arithmetic problems, it had odd questions like […]