Entries by Joe Miller

Nearly 2 dozen states consider drug testing welfare recipients

Conservatives who say welfare recipients should have to pass a drug test to receive government assistance have momentum on their side. The issue has come up in the Republican presidential campaign, with front-runner Mitt Romney saying it’s an “excellent idea.” Nearly two dozen states are considering plans this session that would make drug testing mandatory […]

State Department warns region about Syrian WMD’s

The State Department has begun coordinating with Syria’s neighbors to prepare for the handling of President Bashar al-Assad’s extensive weapons of mass destruction if and when his regime collapses, The Cable has learned. This week, the State Department sent a diplomatic demarche to Syria’s neighbors Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia, warning them about the […]

The $4 Billion Obamacare Slush Fund for Progressives

If you like how the Obama administration’s multibillion-dollar “investments” in bankrupt solar companies have turned out, you’ll love the latest federal loan program to nowhere. It’s the Obamacare loyalty rewards program for progressives. To appease liberal Democrats pushing for the so-called “public option” (the full frontal government takeover of our health care system), the White […]

Sex change treatments for children & teens on the rise in US

A GROWING number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them sex-changing treatments. It’s an issue that raises ethical questions, and some experts urge caution in treating children with puberty-blocking drugs and hormones. An eight-year-old in Los Angeles […]

Report: Chinese hackers caused billion-dollar Nortel collapse

A former systems security adviser to Nortel Networks says he has no doubt that extensive cyberattacks on the technology company contributed to its downfall. In an interview with the CBC’s As It Happens, Brian Shields, the former senior systems security adviser at Nortel, said spying by hackers allegedly based in China “absolutely” was a “considerable […]