Dependency is the Measure of Success for Obamacare
On the surface, it’s quite puzzling that Democrats would celebrate the fact they signed up 7.1 million people for Obamacare. They essentially took a number of people who were happy with their insurance and raised the cost to the point where they could no longer afford it themselves, engendering a need for a government subsidy. Like many Americans, my family will lose our insurance later | Read More »
Tech at Night: Marsha Blackburn dings Obama on transparency. Just how secure is Tor against the US Government?
Funny how Bitcoin ATM installations get all that hype, but their later flops and removals get much less attention.
They’ve got to be so desperate for good news in the Bitcoin community. Imagine being one of those suckers who bought in at $1000 or even $800, only to get hit with the steady drumbeat of Bitcoin criminality and government attacks.
And don’t forget: Bitcoin mining is getting harder all the time. As time goes on, mining is going to get so hard that the pool will thin, making it easier for a well-off team to take over 51% of the network and hijack the whole thing. If that hasn’t already happened yet. Because if you had 51% of Bitcoin, wouldn’t you… hide some of your resources under an alias so as not to scare people off?
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, Marsha Blackburn
, Retransmission Consent
, Steve Scalise
, Tech at Night
SEIU Teams With Socialists, Other Marxist “Revolutionaries” In Appalachia
There was a time, when labor’s leaders realized the dangers inherent with socialism—and later, communism. Apparently, those days are long gone. The following paragraph is a quoted from the socialist-run Workers World: A coalition of activists from Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST), Workers World Party, Students for Appalachian Socialism, the Jewel City Solidarity Network and Service Employees union Local 32BJ held a public meeting on | Read More »
Stand with Ted Cruz Against Iran Making a Terrorist its UN Ambassdor
Iran, being the ever-present thorn in our side that it is, has decided that Hamid Aboutalebi should be its next UN Ambassador. It shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that Mr. Aboutalebi has a shady past, to say the least. In fact, he was connected to the 1979 Tehran Embassy Takeover should be its next UN Ambassador. . As the International Business Times notes: The | Read More »
Yes, There’s A Republican Health Care Plan: Bobby Jindal’s Plan
There’s a Republican alternative to Obamacare – a health insurance plan rolled out today by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. It’s not only a better plan, but starts with a better way to think about how we pay for healthcare. The Search For A Republican Alternative One of the hoary, beaten-to-death talking points of Obamacare’s last-ditch defenders has been that it’s impossible to repeal the Affordable | Read More »
The “War on Women:” (Part 1) Reproductive Rights
*Promoted from the diaries. – Aaron* Today’s modern feminist is proud to echo the line once used by Hillary Clinton: “All issues are women’s issues.” To the feminist this translates to: “There is a larger economic or policy angle to every issue dismissed as ‘women’s.’” The liberal asserts that to the conservative this means: “There is a woman’s angle to every issue.” But, one supposes | Read More »
Common Core: Bad Math meets Radical Politics
How bad are the Common Core State Standards horror stories getting? A friend of mine in Scotland sent me this video, saying that he was speechless, and that this is so bad, they don’t even have this in socialist Europe.
Welcome to the Common Core, where children are taught the principles of social justice and socialist agitation.
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Congressman Petri (R-WI) Backs Single-Payer Healthcare
Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI) doesn’t think ObamaCare goes far enough in allowing for a complete government take over of healthcare. The 73 year-old Republican was first elected to Congress more than three decades ago, and has repeatedly voiced his support for a so-called “single-payer” healthcare system. Such a plan would allow for a European-style healthcare reform that forces all consumers to get their insurance directly | Read More »
Donate $404 Today
*Promoted from the diaries. – Aaron* Earlier today, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee unveiled a new site to attack the Paul Ryan Budget Plan as a part of their strategy to find something to raise money about, since they’re getting trounced every quarter. In keeping with the party’s practice, the launch was incredibly successful. It’s since been fixed, leading you to a site that features | Read More »
SCOTUS: Government Can’t Tell You that You Talk Too Much
Today in a major decision upholding free speech, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 striking down aggregate limits on federal campaign contributions.
While you may have heard a parent or a teacher say it, what the Supreme Court essentially held today is that the federal government is not allowed to tell you: you talk too much.
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BREAKING: Free Speech win in McCutcheon v. FEC!
More details as they come in. Breaking: #scotus strikes down aggregate campaign contribution limits 5-4 per Chief Justice Roberts in McCutcheon case. — SCOTUSblog (@SCOTUSblog) April 2, 2014 Background here: basically, the question was whether you could limit campaign contributions to political groups. Court said no. Cue the screaming by the people who apparently think that the only speech that the Founders wanted to ever | Read More »
The Life of a Military Wife
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson discuss her experience as a military wife, how her kids deal with long absences of their father and how defense budget cuts in Washington personally impact the bottom line of military families.
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Will Paul Ryan Fight for his Budget?
Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his budget proposal for FY 2015 yesterday, and as expected, it is quite similar to the budget blueprints from previous years. Let me first say that this budget would be superior to the status quo a million times over. Medicaid and Food Stamps would be block granted to the states and Medicare would be subject to at least some optional | Read More »
READ THIS POST! READ IT! DID YOU READ IT YET? YOU SHOULD READ IT!!
Yesterday, tee hee the President spoke about yesterday’s oh man, about the .. about the Obamacare deadline and mentiohah ha ha ha h ah ah ah aha haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. *dies* April Fool’s Day joke goes here. I have heard some pretty outrageous whoppers in my time. I once had a guy tell me he took out the Yakuza. Like, all of them. True story. But this | Read More »
Rep. Ann Kuster (D, New Hampshire-2): hates town halls, likes being rude.
Ooh, I can answer this one! Since taking office in 2013, Rep. Annie Kuster has yet to hold a legitimate townhall meeting for constituents in New Hampshire’s 2nd congressional district, and onlookers are taking notice. Today Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, a Republican-leaning group, released video footage of trackers merely asking why she’d yet to appear before the people who elected her in such | Read More »