Author: Mark Hyman

Profile: Mark Hyman hosts "Behind the Headlines," a commentary program for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Website: http://www.behindtheheadlines.net/

August 13, 2013

Repeal Obamacare

Filed under: Politics In General - 13 Aug 2013

Okay. Let me get this straight.

The people who drafted the legislation –“ the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — ObamaCare –“ don’t want it. Staff are bailing out of Congress.

August 11, 2013

TSA Precheck

Filed under: What The F@#K?!? - 11 Aug 2013

What if the medical lab marketed your health information after you had blood work done?

You’d be furious.

August 4, 2013

Wrong Direction

Filed under: Political Correctness Run Amok - 04 Aug 2013

It’€™s easy to see why Americans believe our nation is headed in the wrong direction. And on the wrong track.

The New York City Council passed — with a veto-proof majority — a bill [introduced by Councilman Jumaane Williams …

July 30, 2013

Dirty Little Secret

Filed under: American Government - 30 Jul 2013

“But we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.” [Then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, March 9, 2010 video here]

Congress keeps cranking out thousand page bills that are filled with pork, waste, and …

July 20, 2013

Jared Marcum

Some schools assign students to read classic novels such as George Orwell’s “1984.”

At West Virginia’s Logan Middle School, officials appear to rely on 1984 as the way to run a school. They’ve adopted Newspeak in which only government-approved thought …

July 8, 2013

IRS & White House

Filed under: Corruption - 08 Jul 2013

In his four years as IRS Commissioner for George Bush, Mark Everson visited the White House just one time.

His successor, Doug Shulman was cleared to visit the Obama White House 157 times. No cabinet officer – including Defense and Homeland …

July 6, 2013

Extravagant Travels

Filed under: In The News,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 06 Jul 2013

Once again, millions of Americans can’t afford a summer vacation. Or will vacation near home [here, here, here].

[7.9 million Americans who want full-time employment are working only part-time, according to government figures.]

July 3, 2013

Blank Checks

Filed under: Corruption - 03 Jul 2013

The NSA domestic spying program targeting virtually all Americans has no equal in US history.

I’€™ll use the case of Kenneth Wright to help explain how this occurred.

Two years ago at 6 am, a SWAT team smashed in the front door …

July 2, 2013

Creamed Spinach

Filed under: American National Security - 02 Jul 2013

What if a fire station announced that if the firefighters ate creamed spinach for Tuesday’s dinner there would be no fires on Wednesday? They try it one Tuesday. There are no fires the next day. And they celebrate their …

June 28, 2013

Watergate

Filed under: Corruption,History - 28 Jun 2013

In the last couple of weeks several talking heads have made comparisons between the IRS scandal and Watergate. Some say it’s similar [here, here, here]. Others claim there’s no resemblance [here, here, here].

The Watergate burglary was a break-in …

June 27, 2013

Crony Capitalism

Filed under: Economics - 27 Jun 2013

Watch my video from last year when I pointed out how awful the U.S. government’s Export-Import Bank is. It actually costs American jobs in order to bankroll crony capitalism. But Washington loves it.

[The Export-Import Bank was started by …

June 23, 2013

Big Government

Politicizing the IRS (here, here, here), the Justice Department (here, here), and other government agencies is deeply troublesome. Never before has there been such misuse of government agencies. But all of the blame shouldn’t be placed on the Obama …

June 19, 2013

Privacy

Filed under: First Amendment - 19 Jun 2013

The IRS scheme to punish individuals and tax-exempt groups over their free speech has been in going on for a few years.

There’s more.

June 12, 2013

Test Cheats

Filed under: Education & Schools - 12 Jun 2013

A recent report has confirmed that cheating in public schools is up. Way, way up.

By school officials. (Examples are here, here, here, here & here.)

The Government Accountability Office conducted an investigation of the administration of standardized tests given …

June 10, 2013

223 Weeks

Filed under: Politics In General - 10 Jun 2013

Remember this Barack Obama before the 2008 election?

“This is the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow. And our planet began to heal.”€ (Video is here)

Wow, he can heal the planet. And he honored us …

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