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Obamacare is Liberalism's Quagmire

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Obamacare is not making voters love the Democrats. A half century ago or so, the United States found they had overreached in Viet Nam. The Soviet Union discovered the same thing in Afghanistan. I suspect that someday we will talk

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What Are the Odds of Getting Contradictory Court Rulings on Obamacare on the Same Day?

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I’ve mentioned recently that, due to some pleasant surprises from the Supreme Court, I have allowed my cynicism about the Supreme Court to fade a bit. After today it has returned. Yesterday began, as you probably know, with a wonderful

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The Missouri Legislature Proves It Has a Few Good Men

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I am really proud of my state right now. The New York Times has launched an attack on Missouri because it is the only state in the union that has refused to set up a database to track all pain

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Big Brother is Watching What You Eat... And Encouraging You Through a Talking Grocery Cart?

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With the claimed interest in making sure we eat allegedly “sustainable” food, you would think that these food dictators would want to make sure that they used economical means to promote good food. But you would be wrong if you

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The Government Is Pushing Us Toward Vegetarianism Allegedly for the Sake of the Environment

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I should have realized, when Richard Branson publicly claimed he would no longer eat beef, that there was a government push coming. Sure enough, our government overlords are doing all they can to turn us into vegetarians. As the Daily

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Feds to Tennessee on Obamacare: Obedience is Mandatory

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From the Tennessean: “Feds give Tennessee 10 days to address ACA failures.” The federal director of Medicaid programs has put Tennessee on notice that it has failed to provide services for people as required by the Affordable Care Act and

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School Nutrition Association "Sells Its Soul to the Devil" -- Opposes Michelle Obama on School Lunch

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Stanley Garnett resigned from the SNA in protest, saying, “They sold their souls to the devil.” By “devil” he meant food corporations which provide income to the SNA. While this relationship to food companies could appear to be a conflict

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Most Contrived News Headline Ever: White House "Rushes" to Find "Solution" to Freedom of Conscience

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The headline that made me laugh out loud yesterday (really!) was this one: “White House Rushes to Find Contraception Solution.” They make it sound like this is some sort of national emergency when the drugs are already cheap and affordable.

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The Government Should Not Be Trusted with Plague!

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From the UK’s Independent, we read, “Exclusive: Controversial US scientist creates deadly new flu strain for pandemic research.” A controversial scientist who carried out provocative research on making influenza viruses more infectious has completed his most dangerous experiment to date

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Healthcare.gov and Other Exchanges Still Have Serious Problems

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I’ve already written about some of what is going on. The problems keep growing. As the Daily Signal reports, Little more than eight months ago, the bungled rollout of the government’s Obamacare website, HealthCare.gov, touched off an avalanche of bad

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Another VA Whistleblower: Under Investigation for Claiming Hospital Uses Off-the-Record Lists

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Obama promised that whistleblowers would get special care and protection from his administration. We now see a conflict developing between Shea Wilkes and Overton-Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, in which Wilkes is facing hostility for being a whistleblower.

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Government Spends Money to Create Obesity Epidemic & Then Regulates Us to “Help”

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I mentioned two days ago the decision of schools to ban birthday cupcakes. Michelle Obama is essentially fighting with students to get them to change what they eat. But what is missing from this story is the proper context. The

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