The government needs to start respecting us
Jim Geraghty at National Review takes note of an ad for ‘s runoff, in which Republicans are charged with showing Barack Obama “so much disrespect,” and sees a bigger lame-duck Democrat campaign theme struggling to crack out of its eggshell: Watch for this maneuver more in the coming months. Barack Obama has lost the Democratic control of the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Democrats in | Read More »
Obamacare Approval Rating at New Low
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Archambault to discuss a new Gallup poll showing that Obamacare’s approval rates are at an all time low, Jonathan Gruber’s remarks about the deception used to pass the law and why liberal arguments that Medicaid expansion is “free money,” don’t hold true.
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Shut. It. Down.
Yes, yes, yes, let us concede up front that the GOP will always get blamed for a government shutdown. Yes, yes, yes, let us concede that, in fact, polling for the GOP declined after the 2013 shutdown. But, we must caveat, some of their decline was from Republicans who decided their side had caved and were unhappy. Now let us also concede this: many Republicans | Read More »
If Only Obama Would Speak It Into Being
Leon already wrote about this polling earlier. More Americans dislike Obamacare. Along comes this epic tweet from Glenn Thrush of the Politico, a member of the Circle of Jerks™, formerly known as the Gang of 500, which members of the Circle of Jerks themselves came up with (that’d be the DC-NYC political press): Enrollment booming and Gallup says ObamaCare approval hits new low… Obama's failure | Read More »
Obama denies Gruber as yet another video surfaces
At the G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, Barack Obama was finally asked a question about Obamacare guru Jonathan Gruber’s rather gleeful comments detailing how Congress, the CBO, and the American people on how Obamacare was intended to function (short story, it is performing exactly as planned): ED HENRY, FOX NEWS: At your Burma townhall a couple of days ago, you tried to inspire young leaders | Read More »
The GOP punditocracy’s fear of winning
Yesterday, my colleague Aaron Gardner noted the proposal made by Townhall contributor Guy Benson that the GOP declare defeat on Obamacare and call it a day just in case the Supreme Court strikes down subsidies for most Americans. Aaron hits the main points cleanly, the 2010 and 2014 elections have been a clear indication from the American people have rejected Obama’s leadership, they have not | Read More »
American Voters Apparently Too Stupid to Understand that Obamacare is Working
As the second enrollment period for Obamacare opens, Americans continue to display their reticent stupidity (HT Jonathan Gruber) about all the amazing things that Obamacare has brought into their lives, as Gallup reports that Obamacare’s unfavorability is at an all time high, and favorability is also at an all time low. As Gallup graphically demonstrates, the trend lines are incredibly getting even worse, which is | Read More »
RedState Weekly Briefing: Kim Kardashian, Gruber, Our Societal Collapse, and GOP Capitulation on Obamacare Repeal #RSWB
This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, and I are joined by Laura Fillault and Phil Kerpen to discuss Kim Kardashian, Jonathan Gruber, Our Societal Collapse, and the GOP Capitulation on Obamacare Repeal. We should be live just after 7 pm Eastern. If you would like to join in the discussion, ask questions, or get to the links we mention in | Read More »
No, the GOP should NOT choose Obamacare Capitulation
Never point a gun at anything you don’t intend to kill. This advice was passed on to me by my father and grandfather when they taught he how to shoot as a young kid. The reason behind this is rather simplistic, you don’t want to accidentally shoot something or someone, but there is a second part to this that people often forget about or never | Read More »
A reminder: Jon Gruber was used to attack Romney for Romneycare.
John Dickerson of Slate drills down on why Jon Gruber is such an awkward ally for the Obama administration, and hits the nerve: Before he was causing problems for the Obama administration, the Obama team was using Gruber to unsettle Mitt Romney. In the 2012 campaign, Obama’s camp was claiming that the Massachusetts health care plan was the intellectual model for Obamacare, just as Romney | Read More »
Jonathan Gruber To America: You’re Welcome!
Jonathan Gruber is a disciplined professional. He is vital to the method and paradigm by which the American People are herdedgoverned. He is a specialist with a valuable skill that makes our Post-modern American Empire function on all six of its pistons. He is a Board Certified, Government Licensed, Eschatological Architecture Technician (EAT).* And as long as the illusion is properly used, a good, working | Read More »
Those who work hard and play by the rules
To my ear, the most grating cliche of the Obama era is when he professes his love “those who work hard and play by the rules.” The core element of Obama’s philosophy is to screw those people over, good and hard, every chance he gets. What he really sees them as is chumps. This is not new to Obama, of course. Every form of collectivism and redistribution is | Read More »
His Executiveness Barack Obama Will Decree An Imperial Amnesty
President Barack Obama likes to believe he’s God. It’s easier and more forgiving than being a believer and holding himself instead of his underlings to an actual standard. He also likes to issue executive decrees to avoid dirtying his hands with all the grubs on Capitol Hill. Hence, Don Rosenberg felt it was totally appropriate to ask President Obama to prove his divinity while indulging | Read More »
, Angus King
, Arrogant Angus
, Can We Send His Butt Back To The Driving Range?
, Contempt For The People
, Don Rosenberg
, executive orders
, jonathan gruber
, The Imperial Presidency
The denial of Jonathan Gruber
Well, Jon Gruber has been denied thrice… but it ain’t cock crow yet. In case you are wondering who Jonathan Gruber is and why we care about him it is because he was a consultant to the Democrats when Obamacare was being developed and the eminence grise behind the law. He has also been taped on at least four occasions saying untoward things which potentially affect Obamacare’s | Read More »
Obamacare’s Decimation of Rural Hospitals
Much has been written about the impact that Obamacare has on the healthcare consumer, focusing specifically on the effects of lost coverage, lost doctors, premium hikes, mandate penalties, and reduction in choice. These effects have already been felt and are predicted to get worse in 2015. But Obamacare is having other, more systemic effects on the economy that are just now being felt. One of | Read More »