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  • Monthly Archives: October 2013

    Should Government Restrict the Candy Supply?

    candy

    What happens if there are too many Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in the marketplace? What if there’s an influx of imported jelly beans? This simply can’t be allowed. The federal government must restrict supply to ensure that all children can enjoy the right amount of candy this Halloween at the … More

    Burma Is Not Ready for Mil-to-Mil Cooperation with the U.S.

    Has Burma made enough reforms to have military-to-military cooperation with the U.S.? Congressman Steve Chabot (R–OH) says no. In a recent speech at The Heritage Foundation, Chabot noted that the Obama Administration has been too hasty to reward Burma for its reforms and is unclear on what its policies in … More

    What Scary Movie Most Resembles Obamacare?

    What scary movie or TV show does Obamacare remind you of? Our social media followers had plenty of creative suggestions, ranging from the classic to the obscure. “The Walking Dead” was a popular suggestion. On Google Plus, Liza G. suggested the alien TV show “V.” And according to @122R1 on … More

    Army Chief Raises Serious Readiness Concerns

    Andrew Burton/Reuters/Newscom

    As the U.S. Army prepares for future contingencies around the world, it continues to find its readiness at the mercy of “time and money,” Army chief of staff General Ray Odierno said last week at an AUSA conference. Budgetary pressures have forced the Army and the other armed services to … More

    Tax Revenue Rose Five Times Faster Than Spending Fell in 2013

    Glow Images/Newscom

    The monthly Treasury statement of the actual budget figures for 2013 this week shows tax revenue rising five times faster than spending fell in 2013. Taxes revenue climbed by 13.2 percent from $2.45 trillion in 2012 to $2.77 trillion in 2013. Spending, on the other hand, fell by only 2.4 … More

    The Four Other Obamacare Disasters the Media Ignored

    Newscom

    In today’s Politico, reporters admit the mainstream media turned a blind eye and deaf ear to conservatives’ warnings about Obamacare—that not all Americans could keep their plans. But with 1.5 million Americans (and counting) receiving cancellation notices because their individual health plans don’t comply with Obamacare, the media are doing … More

    Heritage Expert Predicted Obamacare’s Cost Increases

    2009: “There is nothing in the House or Senate bills that will enable Americans to have the kind of cost control that the President is promising,” said Robert Moffit, PhD, on “Hannity” before Obamacare became law. Regardless of such warnings, Obamacare was passed, and now the full effect of the … More

    Obamacare Provision Costing 32 Percent More Than Projected

    Protesters oppose Obamacare at Supreme Court

    An Obamacare provision is costing taxpayers 32 percent more than it was projected to. The provision in Obamacare that gradually reduces seniors’ out-of-pocket costs in the congressionally created coverage gap (commonly referred to as the “donut hole”) in Medicare Part D was projected by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to … More

    "60 Minutes" Returns Spotlight to Benghazi

    U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. (Photo: Newscom)

    With Sunday’s 60 Minutes segment on Benghazi, CBS renewed interest in a calamity that the Obama Administration had hoped would be long forgotten. However, until the American people, Congress, and the families of the four American victims of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012, have more and better answers … More

    Obama and Sebelius: Obamacare Didn't Cancel Your Plans

    Sebelius: Obamacare isn't a government takeover of anything

    Obamacare dictates what government-approved health insurance looks like. That’s the whole point of the law. You must buy government-approved health insurance, and the bureaucrats will tell you what it must cover. But President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are now denying this. Yesterday, they both came … More