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This article, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica on Feb. 6. Much has been written (and will continue to be written) about the spectacular failure of health insurance exchanges in Minnesota, Massachusetts, Oregon and Maryland 2014 all blue States that support the Affordable Care Act. All were woefully unprepared for their Oct. 1 launch, […]
President Ronald Reagan would have turned 103 years old today. In honor of the 40th President, an ardent supporter of tax cuts and small government, listen to Reagan warn Americans more than 50 years ago about the dangers of socialized medicine. In 1961, Reagan, a private citizen at the time, spoke out against a form […]
John Tkazyik, the mayor of Poughkeepsie, New York, is a lifetime member of the NRA. For a time, he was also a willing member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns – the Michael Bloomberg-founded gun control group that lobbies for legislative action to limit 2nd Amendment rights Nationwide. Tkazyik ended his relationship with MAIG after coming […]
In yet another report of the negative effects of President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, stage-four cancer patient Bruce Johnston of New York recently learned that the hospital where he was receiving treatment wouldn’t accept his insurance under Obamacare because of confusion stemming from the healthcare rollout. Part of the reason the Stony Brook University Hospital […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Late last month, firearm manufacturer Beretta announced that it will not expand operations in Maryland. In an open letter this week, Ugo Gussalli Beretta, CEO and president of the company, explained that Maryland’s disrespect for gun rights was the reason for the decision.
Many American parents are learning that the “children belong to all of us” sentiment of supporters of the new education standards is clearly present in every aspect of Common Core. And by “all of us,” those supporters mean government and anyone who supports its growth in power.
Congressman Adam Kinzinger’s (R-Ill.) speech Tuesday on the House floor should be required listening for Secretary of State John Kerry and the U.S. diplomatic corps, who must walk the Mideast policy path laid down by President Barack Obama.
New IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, who’s been on the job for less than two months, apologized today for the mess his IRS colleagues made when they helped President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign along by holding up conservative nonprofit groups ahead of the 2012 campaign. While keeping his remarks general, Koskinen acknowledged to reporters that the […]