Must Read- Jan 16, 2014: Springfield Police, Economic Freedom, Constitution
Police car with flashing lights Image by MGN Online
Springfield police chief, Paul Williams, thinks that the Springfield police department needs more black officers and women so the force can be more diverse.
While most countries are growing when it comes to economic freedom, the United States is now only number 12 when it comes to economic freedom in 2014.
- America's dwindling economic freedom. (Wall Street Journal)
Author of the Week:
"For decades now, America has been investing ever-growing fortunes into its K-12 education system in exchange for steadily worse results."
- The New School: How the information age will save American education from itself.
- ABC Books on North Glenstone
Rand Paul is the first member of congress to join Snapchat.
- Sen. Rand Paul joins Snapchat. (Politico)
Over 11 million people between the ages of 13-24 have left Facebook since 2011.
President Obama told Senate Democrats that he will overrule congress if they get in his way.
- Obama to Dems: I'll act with or without congress. (Yahoo News- AP)
- Obama points to 2014's pen-and-phone strategy. (Politico)
John Boehner replied to Obama's comments by saying that Republicans will uphold the Constitution... and it kinda backfired on him.
- We have the Constitution. (Facebook)
Want pot and your in Colorado and on public assistance? No problem, just use the money the government gives you to survive.
- Colorado won't ban public assistance at pot shops. (CBS Denver)
- Use of public assistance cards ok. (Denver Post)
Oregon's Obamacare website is so jacked up, the state wants to just shut it down and hop onto the national exchange.
- Oregon's Obamacare online enrollment system still doesn't work more than 3 months after it was supposed to launch. (CBS DC)