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But Obama Said It Would Lower Costs…

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Are you really surprised? From the Associated Press: President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law will increase the nation’s health care tab instead of bringing costs down, government economic forecasters concluded Thursday in a sobering assessment of the sweeping legislation. Meanwhile, the career politicians in Washington, including Obama,  are cooking up new ways to raise taxes (But Obama said he… Read more »

Raising Your Taxes: The Fuse Has Been Lit

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Required Video Watching: Friedman & Obamacare

“The only cases in which the masses have escaped from…grinding poverty, the only cases in recorded history, are where they had Capitalism and (largely) free trade.” ~~ Milton Friedman A book that should be required reading in every high school across the nation (and re-viewed again in college) is the late Milton Friedman’s Capitalism and Freedom. Friedman presents very clear… Read more »

Government Greed: I Want It All

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What He Wants & What She Wants…

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He loves her.  How he wants to make her problems disappear. How he wishes he could step in and bring about renewal.  How he would have it that when she needs him most, he is most equipped to aid her.  The knight in shining armor.  Yes.  The problem solver.  The one she turns to, teary eyed and desperate.  There he… Read more »

A Roadmap For America’s Future

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It’s not perfect, but it would be a step in the right direction.  Yet, I think there’s no way we’ll see such legislation enacted in our lifetimes.  I pray that I am very wrong. Even the author of the legislation, Paul Ryan, has stated as much in interviews.  He knows the political landscape would have to change drastically before such… Read more »

Two Takes on Obama’s Fiscal Responsibility: You Decide

Here are your two choices: Either Obama actually believes that hundreds upon hundreds of billions of dollars in new government spending is the way to get the government out of debt (moronic much?), or Obama brazenly mislead not only his supporters (who were foolish enough to believe him in the first place), but he also mislead  the American people (who… Read more »

Healthcare: Positive Spin Leaves Me Dizzy

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Here’s about as positive, pro-government-healthcare spin you’re likely to hear.  Please listen to it closely. Here is the link.  Or cut and paste:  http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125461417 It’s frightening.  If you really hear what is being said, it’s absolutely frightening.  The rhetoric (hot air) is designed to explain away, is formulated to calm our anger at the fact that healthcare rationing IS the… Read more »

Tasers

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Make of it what you will. Court OKs Repeated Tasering of Pregnant Woman from Wired online magazine. “Refusing to sign a speeding ticket was at the time a nonarrestable misdemeanor; now, in Washington, it is not even that. Brooks had no weapons and had not harmed or threatened to harm a soul,” (.pdf) Berzon wrote. “Although she had told the officers… Read more »

Three Reasons Healthcare is a Time Bomb

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The Healthcare bill that Obama recently signed in opposition to the Will of the People has many deceptions and trickeries.  Three are rather sickening. The bill is signed into law now but: The government will not force Americans to purchase medical insurance until four years from now. Privately owned insurance companies will not be forced to accept clients with pre-existing… Read more »