Obamacare Mandate to Get Beefed Up, Military Suicides Hit Record High, Kentucky Sheriff Won't Enforce Unconstitutional Gun Control Laws: P.M. Links

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  • That Obamacare mandate penalty the Supreme Court ruled was low enough to be considered a tax is now considered by supporters too low to be effective. Some of them want it hiked.
  • Military suicides hit a record high this year, surpassing the total number of combat-related deaths for the fourth year in a row.
  • Glenn Beck is planning to found a community based on "Galt's Gulch." Who's in?
  • The "Chief Technology Officer" for the Baltimore Public Schools resigned amid criticism of his spending habits. $250,000 in tax dollars was spent renovating his office, including the installation of "interactive whiteboards." Jerome Oberlton is now headed to be the chief-of-staff of the Dallas school district.
  • A sheriff in Eastern Kentucky says he won't enforce any unconstitutional gun control laws that might pass. Law enforcement officers shouldn't be enforcing any unconstitutional laws.
  • European leaders are reluctant to bail out Cyprus, not because they've found religion on bailouts, but because of concerns the money would benefit Russian account-holders at Cypriot banks.
  • A Saudi newspaper reports that Syria's Bashar Assad and his family are now living on a warship.
  • George H.W. Bush is expected to be discharged from hospital today.

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