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Breitbart…Poll: Uninsured Americans reject Obamacare, By John Nolte A new Gallup poll brings more terrible news for President Obama and his signature health plan, showing that only 22% of uninsured Americans who plan to buy insurance have visited the ObamaCare exchanges. One of the major selling points for using ObamaCare to disrupt our health care system (that polls showed up to 80% of Americans were satisfied with) was to insure the uninsured. But according to this poll, only a... read more
Santorum Reacts to Flawed Iranian Nuclear Deal
Verona, PA - Former U.S. Senator, former Republican presidential candidate and Patriot Voices Chairman Rick Santorum issued the following statement regarding the weekend announcement about Iran's nuclear program: "This deal does nothing to dismantle Iran's nuclear program. It provides vital resources for a ruthless regime to continue to oppress its people, threaten its neighbors, support terrorism, stabilize its economy, and violate ... read more
Townhall… Busted: Obamacare Navigator Conspiring to Use Data for Political Purposes Resigns
By Cortney O'Brien - Nov 26, 2013 - Remember when James O’Keefe and his Project Veritas exposed those supposedly nonpartisan Obamacare navigators being unmistakeably partisan? Well, the watchdog group’s investigation has already had some dire consequences for those caught on camera. Chris Tarango, Texas Communications Director for Enroll America, a Sebelius-linked group dedicated to signing people up for Obamacare, resigned following a Project Veritas investigation. The video... read more
Townhall… Thank you, Hobby Lobby, By Michelle Malkin
Nov 27, 2013 - Religious liberty is front and center on the nation's Thanksgiving table. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. The family-owned craft store company is intrepidly challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare's abortion coverage mandate. Hobby Lobby's faithful owners deserve our thanks and praise as they defend freedom of conscience for all Americans. The privately held retail chain's story is... read more
Heritage Network…From Obamacare Success Story to Obamacare Failure Story in 3 Days, by Crystal Goodremote
November 19, 2013 President Obama used Jessica Sanford as an Obamacare success story during his October 21 health care event. However, only three days later, Sanford turned into another Obamacare failure. CNN reports that Sanford, a 48-year-old single mother from Washington state, purchased health insurance from the Washington state exchange. She... read more
US1… Is There a Trial Lawyer in the House? by Ann Coulter
The only "crisis" in health care in this country is that doctors are paid too little. (Also they've come up with nothing to help that poor Dennis Kucinich.) But the Democratic Party treats doctors like they're Klan members. They wail about how much doctors are paid and celebrate the trial lawyers who do absolutely nothing to make society better, but swoop in and steal from the most valuable members of society. Maybe doctors could get the Democrats to like... read more
Forbes… Obamacare Will Be Repealed Well In Advance Of The 2014 Elections
Prediction: even if is fixed by the end of the month (unlikely), Obamacare is going to be repealed well in advance of next year’s election.  And if the website continues to fail, the push for repeal—from endangered Democrats—will occur very rapidly.  The website is a sideshow: the real action is the number of people and businesses who are losing their health plans or having to pay a lot more.  Fixing the website will only delay the inevitable. It is important to remember why it was so important... read more
text… The War Against Achievement, by Thomas Sowell
A friend recently sent me a link to an inspiring video about an upbeat young black man who was born without arms. It showed him going to work -- unlike the record number of people living on government payments for "disabilities" that are far less serious, if not fictitious. How is this young man getting to work? He gets into his car and drives there -- using controls set up so that he can operate the car with his feet. What kind of work does he do, and how... read more
The Heritage Network… Is Our Government Still "Of the People"?
11/19/2013 - Seven score and 10 years ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered the greatest speech in American history. Standing on the bloodied battlefield of Gettysburg, Lincoln urged the fractured nation to dedicate itself to the “unfinished work” of the battle. In only 10 sentences—272 words in all—he made clear the far-reaching implications of the Civil War: “that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth." It took a long Civil War and hundreds of thousands... read more
The Nuclear Option: Democrats, not GOP, facing looming civil war, By Charles Hurt
Nov. 14, 2013 Despite what the hysterical media will tell you, those distant blasts you heard last week rolling from New York City to Richmond were not cannon fire from the ongoing civil war within the Republican Party. They were the first shots fired in the civil war that is about to break wide open within the Democratic Party. The hyperventilating media have gone from simply jaundiced sideline observers to outright cheerleaders, breathlessly fanning the flames of discord within the GOP at every turn. Who... read more
Townhall…Obama Offers High School Seniors $30,000+ to Snoop for NSA, By Katie Kieffer
Nov 18, 2013 Obama is offering high school seniors $30,000 a year for college tuition, PLUS a job, housing, transportation and a galore of other benefits. Apparently, Obama is having a hard time finding youths willing to spy on their friends, so he’s upping the ante. NSA.Gov currently has a “job” posted for young people who are desperate for a job, thanks to Obama’s lackluster recovery. Under “Careers” and “Opportunities for You,” the NSA has this... read more
The Raw Story… Are Obama’s approval ratings sinking past the point of no return?
By Agence France-Presse - Friday, November 15, 2013 - Barack Obama’s second term fumbles have pitched him to record low poll ratings and splintered his credibility with the American people. But has his presidency reached the point of no return? History and opinion poll data suggest that when reelected presidents slump in the ratings, it is tough, if not impossible to bounce back. Obama, stung by the amateurish debut of his health care plan, which has sent fellow Democrats into revolt, is beginning to... read more
Heritage Network… Obama Becoming a Punchline, but Obamacare Is No Joke, by Ed Feulner
November 14, 2013 - “The Tonight Show” is a cultural bellwether, so when its studio audience roars its approval at Senator Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) quip that Obamacare is “the biggest job killer in this country,” you know something’s happening across our land. The truth is now gushing out on the President’s signature legislation, which has become a late-night punchline that not even reliably liberal “Saturday Night Live” or Jon Stewart can keep from satirizing. The fact that fewer than 27,000 people “selected”... read more
Heritage Network… Why Our Veterans Fight, by Amy Payne
November 11, 2013 - We get a feeling when we see the American flag raised, the national anthem played, and our men and women in uniform saluting. Children look up and put their hands over their hearts. Men take off their hats. For a moment, we are united. But in the daily rancor of politics, which leaves so many people disappointed in their country, can we elevate that sense of American greatness that causes us to pause in those moments? Kim... read more
Townhall…Patton, Ike, and My Teenage Boys, by Paul Kengor
Nov 11, 2013 I recently took my two teenage sons to a talk by Frank Kravetz, a 90-year-old World War II veteran who survived Hitler’s Nuremberg prisons. Frank published his story in a memoir, Eleven Two: One WWII Airman’s Story of Capture, Survival and Freedom. Frank’s ordeal began in November 1944 during a bomb-run over Germany. He took his regular position, crammed into the tail of a B-17. The target was Merseberg, a major industrial area. He flew amid an air armada of 500 heavy bombers—each... read more
Townhall…Netanyahu: Iranian deal "A Mistake of Historic Proportions", by Bob Beauprez
Nov 11, 2013 The roll out of O-Blunder-Care has taken almost all of the oxygen out every media news room. One is left to wonder if anything else is happening of importance. There is, and it's not good. Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to cut some serious nuclear slack to Obama's newest best friend Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. As the Wall Street Journal reported this week: GENEVA—Iran and world powers expect to announce an initial deal... read more
Townhall…Obama: I'm 'Really Good at Killing People', by Leah Barkoukis
Nov 06, 2013 Remember when a Swedish reporter asked the president in September to describe the “dilemma to being a Nobel Peace Prize winner and getting ready to attack Syria”? If the following is true, it doesn’t really seem like there’s much of a moral dilemma he’s struggling with at all. Via the Washington Times: President Obama was overheard bragging to administration aides about his ability to kill people with drones, a new book about the 2012 campaign season that’s due for release on... read more
Townhall…Health Care for the Pushy, by Ann Coulter
Nov 06, 2013 So now it turns out Obama knew that 93 million Americans would have their health insurance canceled the whole time he was claiming, "If you like your insurance, you can keep it. Period." Obama lied. Period. "Hope and Change" was actually "A Sucker Is Born Every Minute." Even without the 2010 Health and Human Services (HHS) report admitting that 93 million Americans would lose their health insurance, anyone with half... read more
The Sovereign Man…I for Inevitable, By Simon Black
November 5, 2013 [Editor's Note: What follows was originally published in Notes from the Field exactly one year ago.] Just over 400-years ago today, a group of 13 conspirators were caught trying to assassinate King James I of England and blow up the House of Lords in what became known as the Gunpowder Treason. If you’ve ever seen the movie V for Vendetta, you know the story. Guy Fawkes was found underneath the House of Lords with three dozen barrels of gunpowder… and to this day ... read more
Redstate…Virginia, By Erick Erickson
November 6th, 2013 Ken Cuccinelli is a friend and I am sorry he lost. In 2009, the Republican National Committee spent $9 million to win Virginia by a big margin. For the past 48 hours, the party bosses have been screaming to everyone about how much money they poured in this time in Virginia. We’ve had a few diarists at RedState document it and suck it up as gospel truth that the RNC did all it could this time. The RNC spent $9 million in 2009 to win and... read more
Redstate… Will Pedophiles be Covered Under Senate “ENDA” Bill? By Daniel Horowitz
November 3rd, 2013 - While it’s possible to recover from fiscal bankruptcy, we will never recover from the moral bankruptcy in Washington.  We will never build a free and prosperous country built upon the ruins of the civil society.  But this week in Washington, Harry Reid’s Senate will spend the entire week using the power of government to infringe upon our liberty and destroy the civil society. As we noted on Thursday, the Senate “ENDA” bill (S.815) would bestow civil rights status on anyone... read more
Townhall… Cruz and Carson in 2016, by Star Parker
Nov 04, 2013 - The presidential election of 2016 will be a defining moment for the nation and for the Republican Party. Not so for the Democratic Party. There’s no controversy among Democrats about what America should be and what their party is about. Big government, welfare state socialism, and secular humanism. The only question about who the Democratic presidential candidate will be is which welfare state socialist, secular humanist they will... read more
Heritage Foundation…Exclusive: Users Warn of Security Risk, Breach of Privacy, by Kelsey Harris and Rob Bluey
November 2, 2013 Justin Hadley logged on to to evaluate his insurance options after his health plan was canceled. What he discovered was an apparent security flaw that disclosed eligibility letters addressed to individuals from another state. “I was in complete shock,” said Hadley, who contacted Heritage after becoming alarmed at the breach of... read more
Redstate…Mitch McConnell Embraces the Anti-Rush Limbaugh Playbook, By Erick Erickson
November 4th, 2013 For the last year, the left has engaged in an organized campaign to drive Rush Limbaugh off the air. Knowing they cannot go after Rush Limbaugh directly, the left has launched repeated boycotts against any advertisers who dare advertise while Rush Limbaugh is on. Consequently, some advertisers decided to stop advertising at all on political talk radio, depriving the genre as a whole of resources. And it still hasn’t hurt Rush... read more
Townhall… Panic: Desperate Democrats Propose Law to Restore Obama's 'Keep Your Plan' Pledge
by Guy Benson - Oct 31, 2013 - The firestorm over President Obama's "you can keep your plan" lie now threatens to singe vulnerable Democrats next year, so they're springing into action to try to force the administration to keep its word. Louisiana's Mary Landrieu -- an ardent Obamacare supporter -- is scrambling to undo one of the obvious consequences of a law she's voted to pass, fund, and retain: Sen. Mary Landrieu said Wednesday she would propose legislation to ensure all Americans could... read more
Redstate… The Hungry and the Well Fed, By Erick Erickson
October 29th, 2013 - In William F. Buckley’s mission statement for National Review, written in 1955, he did not mention winning elections. That’s not to say it is unimportant, unneeded, or unwanted. But it was not mentioned. In fact, Buckley wrote, “We believe that truth is neither arrived at nor illuminated by monitoring election results, binding though these are for other purposes, but by other means, including a study of human experience... read more

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