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#StuckOnStupid: Schakowsky says Marino’s criticism of Pelosi was “sexist”

Posted by: ST on August 5, 2014 at 7:48 pm » 6 Comments

When all else fails, the victim card must be played!

 

#Obamacare: the more Americans know it, the more they hate it

Posted by: Phineas on August 5, 2014 at 6:37 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas That’s the unavoidable conclusion of a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, which, if I recall correctly, has been friendly towards the ACA. Byron York reports: According to new polling by the Kaiser Family Foundation, which has closely tracked Obamacare for years, 37 percent of those surveyed have a favorable view of […]

 

Awesome: persons from ebola-outbreak countries among illegal border crossers

Posted by: Phineas on August 4, 2014 at 4:07 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I’m telling ya, this is how Act One of a bad science fiction movie would run. A report leaked to Breitbart Texas from the Customs and Border Patrol service (CBP) discusses how people from all over the globe are trying to exploit our porous southern border to get into the United States. […]

 

Barney Frank: Obama admin “just lied to people” about #Obamacare

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2014 at 9:41 am » Comments Off

It’s amazing how no longer being an elected official can free up people to tell the truth about their own side for a change: Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) slammed the administration’s ObamaCare rollout, calling President Obama’s claim that people could keep their insurance plans under the law a “lie.” “The rollout was so bad, […]

 

Thanks to progressivism, we’ve lost the “War on Poverty”

Posted by: Phineas on August 1, 2014 at 7:10 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The War on Poverty was launched in 1964 under Lyndon Johnson with the best of intentions: through massive spending and extensive welfare programs, the government would eradicate poverty in America and make people self-sufficient. Like I said, a worthy goal. It has also been an utter failure. In 1964 we declared war on […]

 

One-third of donations to @SandraFluke campaign come from her & her family

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2014 at 9:31 am » 2 Comments

The Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow strikes again, this time over reported donations and loans to Sandra Fluke’s state Senate campaign (hat tip): Liberal darling and free-birth-control advocate Sandra Fluke is her own biggest donor in her state Senate race, according to official California campaign finance reports. Fluke donated $12,000 to her campaign and $4,826.27 in non-monetary contributions. While […]

 

Tampon earring-wearing MSNBC host equates Gov. Perry to segregationists

Posted by: ST on July 28, 2014 at 12:31 pm » 2 Comments

Another stuck-on-stupid moment from MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry (via Jeffrey Meyer at Newsbusters): Weekend MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is known for making controversial statements about race, such as when she mocked Mitt Romney for having adopted black grandson, and on Saturday, July 26 she made yet another controversial statement on race. Perry used her weekend platform […]

 

Boom: #Obamacare architect upholds #Halbig decision

Posted by: Phineas on July 25, 2014 at 1:26 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I normally use that graphic as a metaphor for the needlessly disruptive, even harmful effects the Affordable Care Act is having on the American health care system and the millions who rely on it. But the First Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Halbig v. Burwell (formerly Halbig v. Sebelius) turned the […]

 

GAO investigation: Non-existent ‘people’ able to sign up for #Obamacare coverage

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2014 at 11:48 am » 1 Comment

Wowsers: Investigators from the Government Accountability Office have been able to register fake applicants with fictitious identifying documents for health plans and federal subsidies through ObamaCare, according to a published report. The Washington Post reports that investigators were able to obtain subsidized health coverage for eleven of twelve fictitious applicants online or over the phone. […]

 

DC Circuit Court of Appeals deals major blow to #Obamacare

Posted by: ST on July 22, 2014 at 1:42 pm » 1 Comment

Reason’s Peter Suderman has the deets: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit delivered a huge blow to Obamacare this morning, ruling that the insurance subsidies granted through the federally run health exchange, which covered 36 states for the first open enrollment period, are not allowed by the law. The highly anticipated opinion […]