The $1.4 trillion spending bill that will keep the federal government running for the next few months includes a provision that doubles down on a fundamental flaw of the Affordable Care Act. Section 609 of the legislation prevents the Health and Human Services Secretary from interfering (for one year) with “silver loading,” a practice that drives up the cost of health insurance and increases financial burdens on taxpayers and middle-class families. San Franciscans, in order to save the city from the environmental apocalypse, have moved their sights from straws and disposable water bottles, past all of the feces and urine on the streets, on to the real threat to all of our futures... that’s right... paper to-go cups. Pro-“sanctuary state” California Governor Gavin Newsom has come under fire from left-wing immigrant rights groups for “choosing to work with ICE.” Blue Star Farm in West Brookfield, Massachusetts opened years ago as a shelter for abused horses. Now the nonprofit horse rescue shelter is shutting down after social justice warriors succeeded in getting the shelter's Facebook page shut down, thus cutting off their primary avenue for fundraising. This and more as time allows, plus don't forget about the Edwards Notebook and the Veteran's Tip of the Day!