The Fate of ObamaCare: Let the People Decide It

4 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

Senator Ben Sasse wants to provide a way for the American people to “repeal” ObamaCare at the ballot box in a national referendum.                                          &

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A nice syllogism from the Obama administration and the MSM to show that there is no such thing as an Islamic extremist.

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A romantic may say that love conquers all -- and it does have transformative power -- but sometimes being too softly loving can lead to being conquered. 

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4 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

Does ACA make health care more available and better? All evidence suggests otherwise. 

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The American Spectator

The DHS Fight is Over and The GOP Lost

House Republicans have until Friday to decide how best to recover from the Senate's capituation to Democratic demands over funding the Department of Homeland Security, but it seems they'd prefer to simply get the inevitable over with. While you were applauding Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's powerf

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Back when Rep. Trey Gowdy seemed to be prolonging an investigation into Hillary Clinton's communications with regards to the Benghazi incident, many thought it was merely to justify the new haircut he'd gotten for the occasion. Now, it turns out, Gowdy was not only doggedly pursuing a very obviousl
I got to see President Obama's response to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech while I was eating lunch. I'm surprised I managed to keep my food down. Obama spoke to the media in the Oval Office before meeting with new Defense Secretary Ash Carter. While the headlines from Obama's response wa
Benjamin Netanyahu is basically a badass. His speech today, in front of a joint session of Congress, delivered what was expected and, hopefully, has changed the focus of the conversation over Iran from one of whether the speech was appropriate, to whether the administration's actions can possibly h

The Federalist

FOUND: Hillary’s Lost E-Mails

Hillary Clinton allegedly used a personal e-mail account to skirt federal document retention requirements. But we've recovered some of those e-mails.

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Clinton fundraising and document scandals are the gifts that keep on giving. In this case, guess who had a secret email account stashed with Benghazi info.
If Obamacare fails, there will be immense political pressure on both sides. But don't make the Democrats' argument for them.
Rahm Emanuel's run-off in Chicago is a warning that "progressive" Democrats are rebelling against the party's moderates--like Hillary Clinton.

The Washington Free Beacon

ABC World News: ‘Storm Brewing’ as Hillary Clinton ‘Under Fire’ for Email Scandal

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Libertarian philanthropist David Koch is backing a federal challenge to same sex marriage bans, signing on to a Supreme Court brief urging the court to overturn state-level prohibitions on the practice.
The United Nations said on Monday that more than 6,000 people have now been killed in eastern Ukraine after almost a year of fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.

Big Government

Pope Francis' Disturbing Cuba Activism

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would be changing its policy toward Cuba, opening a Havana embassy and expanding travel. “Through these changes, we intend to create more opportunities for the American and Cuban people and begin a new chapter among the na

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President Barack Obama revealed his favorite film of the year to People Magazine in an interview released on Wednesday.  Obama named Richard Linklater’s Boyhood his favorite movie of 2014.  “Boyhood was a great movie,” he told People Magazine. “That, I think,
On Wednesday's broadcast of ABC's "World News," network report Cecilia Vega confirmed North Korea was behind the cyber-attack on Sony. “Tonight, ABC News has learned federal investigators have determined North Korea is responsible for the worst corporate cyber-attack in history,” Vega
Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids is calling for embattled MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber, the "architect" of Obamacare, to return all $329,000 he was paid by the state of Minnesota as a subcontractor on a 2011 contract to analyze the state's plan to develop its Obamacare he

American Thinker

Reality Always Wins

Does ACA make health care more available and better? All evidence suggests otherwise. 

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A romantic may say that love conquers all -- and it does have transformative power -- but sometimes being too softly loving can lead to being conquered. 


4 Mar 2015, 12:00 am

It seems not to make a difference who's running Congress.  Would the presidency be any different?  
The Western world needs to explore the personal and psychological factors that lead to female jihadism in the necessary attempt to control terrorist activity. 

Heritage Foundation

Can Obama Raise Your Taxes Without Congressional Approval?

The U.S. Constitution requires that tax bills originate in the House of Representatives. So could President Obama really impose a tax hike on Americans through... Read More The post Can Obama Raise Your Taxes Without Congressional Approval? appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Instead of filing the same version of the conservation easement that was signed by its president and a Virginia farmer, the Piedmont Environmental Council pulled... Read More The post ‘Protect the Land Owner': Virginia Farmer Continues Fight Against Environmental Group appeared first on Daily
The House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee held a hearing last week on the impending crisis of the insolvency of the Social Security Disability... Read More The post Congress Holds Hearings on the Need for SSDI Reform appeared first on Daily Signal.
On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in King v. Burwell, a challenge to Obamacare that could gut a core provision of the... Read More The post How Liberals Are Trying to Intimidate Roberts Court in King v. Burwell Case appeared first on Daily Signal.

Townhall.com

It Started on This Day in New York City

As of March 4th, 1789, the Constitution of the United States was officially the law of the land. (Strangely, it didnt say anything about universal healthcare or net neutrality.)

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NEW YORK Winter 2015 has become a combination of Dr. Zhivago and the scary scenes of Frozen. This has rendered champions of so-called global warming eerily quiet.


3 Mar 2015, 11:01 pm

President Barack Obama wants Americans to dig deeper into our pockets to expand college education. Let's update college indoctrination done in the name of education.


3 Mar 2015, 11:01 pm

When President Obama keeps talking about "violent extremists" in the abstract, you might wonder whether Presbyterians are running amok.

The Corner

Seventeen Things that Caught My Eye Today (Ash Wednesday 2015 Edition)

1. ISIS Boasted Of These Christians’ Deaths. Here Are The Lives They Lived. 2. Lampedusa struggles to cope with mass influx of refugees fleeing attacks in Libya: http://t.co/aQPNMcTNzi pic.twitter.com/5IXnrWJkvo — Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) February 19, 2015 3. The Middle East

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Wisconsin governor Scott Walker took another step toward a White House bid, hiring Senate Foreign Relations Committee staffer Mike Gallagher and DCI Group director and Capitol Hill veteran Kristin Jackson to lead his foreign- and domestic-policy teams, respectively. In that role, Gallaghe


18 Feb 2015, 5:42 pm

It looks like we will have our new design up in the morning, barring a last-minute decision by our tech team to pull back overnight. 
In his wistful piece on the rise of campus censorship, Jonah notes that our universities are not really teaching students about mutual respect: Instead, we are teaching young people that being offended is an ideological priority. Indeed, the coin of the campus realm today is victimhood,

Red State

Unions Win Obama Veto Threat Over GOP Effort To Curb NLRB’s Ambush Election Rules

On Wednesday, the GOP-led U.S. Senate will vote to undo the National Labor Relations Board’s announced rules enabling unions to “ambush” companies with so-called “quickie elections.” According to the Hill: Republicans are using the Congressional Review Act that allows

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Hillary Clinton kind of got abandoned by the White House over this email thing. The post The White House sort of admits that this Hillary Clinton email thing has legs. appeared first on RedState.


3 Mar 2015, 7:56 pm

Give the framers of the Constitution a lot of credit for having an understanding of human nature that was surprisingly perceptive and ahead of its time. They understood well that, all other things being equal, men will more often act in their own perceived self interest than in the interest of othe
As my colleague streiff wrote a while ago, (alleged) Republican Speaker of the House just pushed through a “clean” bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security and funded Barack Obama’s plan to grant amnesty to millions of illegals.  Boehner has once again flipped the bir
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