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  • Monthly Archives: July 2009

    One Solution to Tackle Budget-Busting Medicare

    In the greater context of the health care debate, Medicare — the government’s health insurance provider program for the elderly — often is mentioned in passing as a program to make cuts and save billions, so that Congress can spend more than $1 trillion to overhaul the health care system. … More

    The Cartel: How Special Interests Block Real Education Reform

    The Cartel is a new documentary film that should be seen by everyone who cares whether children in this country get a good education. It should especially be seen by anybody who thinks that merely shoveling more money into the schools will make them better. The Cartel reveals the story … More

    Morning Bell: It Is Time for Responsible Health Care Reform

    Another day, another round of polls showing the American people do not want Obamacare. National Public Radio found that likely voters disapprove of Obamacare 47%-42% with 39% strongly opposed, compared to 25% strongly in favor. Wall Street Journal and NBC News found that 42% of Americans called Obama care a “bad … More

    As They Say On Twitter: SEIU FAIL

    As the old saying in Washington goes: if you can’t attack the message, attack the messenger. Nobody knows this strategy better than the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), a big labor union known for bullying anyone it disagrees with into submission. And that is why they are turning their “activists” against … More

    Refinery Opposes Cap and Trade

    From the International Business Times: Valero Energy Corp. chief executive officer Bill Klesse hopes the Waxman-Markey bill, which includes a proposal to enact a cap-and-trade system in the country, is eventually defeated when it gets into the U.S. Senate, he said Tuesday. The executive, who leads the largest independent oil … More

    Obamacare Does Cut Your Medicare Benefits

    Yesterday at his AARP townhall, President Barack Obama claimed: “Nobody is talking about cutting Medicare benefits.” The July 28th Barack Obama needs to talk to the January 11th Barack Obama, who told ABC News: We’ve got to eliminate programs that don’t work, and I’ll give you an example in the … More

    DOE-USEC Loan Guarantee Decision Shows Danger of Government Dependence

    In what chief executive John K. Welch called “shocking and disappointing,” the Department of Energy denied USEC’s request for $2 billion in loan guarantees for a new uranium enrichment plant in Piketon, Ohio. But should anyone really be surprised? The fact is that government policymakers have been dictating the future … More

    'The Death of Representative Gov't...'

    From NRO’s “The Corner“: Thousand-page bills, unread and indeed unwritten at the time of passage, are the death of representative government. They also provide a clue as to why, in a country this large, national government should be minimal and constrained. Even if you doubled or trebled the size of … More

    Which Chart Best Exposes Obamacare's True Impact on the Deficit?

    From the beginning, President Barack Obama promised the American people his health plan would not add to our federal deficit in the long term. Just this past Saturday he again promised the country: “I will not sign on to any health plan that adds to our deficits over the next … More

    Obama’s Non Sequitur: An Instant Response to the White House’s Health Insurance Talking Points

    President Barack Obama is visiting North Carolina and Virginia today looking to shift the debate away from the massive new spending and government control in his health care plan, and to the “Security You Get” under Obamacare. But if  “health insurance consumer protections” are what Obamacare is all about, then why … More