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How Dare The President Call The Law The Law?

You know a speech will be a peach when a member of Congress puts a title like “Shame On You” in the Congressional Record. That’s what U.S. Representative Louis Gohmert did yesterday, when he stood up and gave a little rant, opening up with the complaint, “Mr. Speaker, today, once again, the President has unilaterally, [...]

The End Of The Myth Of Chess-Playing Obama

I haven’t had much heart for wading into the renewed debate over the Democrats’ health care reform package, sealed into law as the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare. We debated the Democrats’ plan for health care reform back in 2009. We vigorously urged the consideration of a more simple, single-payer health care system. [...]

Do You Support Sebelius?

Time was, Kathleen Sebelius looked like a good future candidate for President of the United States. Now, to say that she is having political trouble is like saying that the Titanic got wet.

Are the critiques fair? Are the problems with ObamaCare / the Affordable Care Act really the fault of Kathleen Sebelius, or is [...]

Government Shutdown: What Would A Green Party President Do?

What I would do, if I was in Barack Obama’s place, would be to say, “Okay, Republicans, if you don’t like Obamacare and its requirement to purchase insurance, that’s fine.” [...]

Is The Obamacare Microchip Apocalypse Almost Upon Us?

Come back here on March 24, 2013. If everyone you know has had a government RFID chip forcefully implanted, let us know. [...]

Good Riddance, Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel’s politics brought the Democratic Party surging forward in 2006 and 2008, but that burst of energy was like what comes after a snort of cocaine. [...]

Orrin Hatch Opens the Door for Big Government Pasta Faith Healing Program

The Washington Post reports that Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah is pushing hard to get a provision included that would mandate insurance coverage for remote faith healing. Dial-a-prayer hotlines to which people make calls and (for a fee, of course) arrange for distant intercessory prayers to heal the sick would be reimbursed for this “spiritual [...]

Is Baucus Plan Middle Of The Road?

Does the legislation coming out of the Senate Finance Committee make any sense? Only about as much sense as standing in the middle of the road during rush hour. [...]

Obama 2008 vs Obama 2009

Barack Obama has shifted from grand promises of change to speeches in which he tries to get us excited about the interests of insurance companies. [...]

8 Months Wasted: Resign, Senator Kennedy, Resign

Head to the Boston Globe to find the full-size photo of Senator Edward Kennedy receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom. But Senator Edward Kennedy is not there; he’s back in Massachusetts, suffering from brain cancer. The most his son Patrick can tell President Obama after the ceremony is that “he’s understanding everything that is going [...]