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    Billions Wasted on Flawed Obamacare Exchanges

    The federal taxpayers have spent over $5 billion to build Obamacare’s exchanges. Unfortunately for taxpayers, these investments have not delivered a good return and are ongoing. Despite the muddled launch of many exchanges, the federal government is still doling out grant money, giving out over $200 million to nine states … More

    Where's the Bad News on the Deficit? Here It Is.

    The Washington press corps was all atwitter yesterday with the news that the budget deficit is shrinking and the red ink will hit a seven-year low of $514 billion this year and $478 billion next year. Wait. This is progress? Half-trillion-dollar deficits would have been unthinkable a decade ago; now … More

    CBO Report: Millions Will Lose Employment-Based Health Insurance

    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook. Here are some of the most important health care numbers to know from today’s report: Millions more projected to lose their coverage. As the CBO writes, “CBO and JCT project that, as a result of the ACA, … More

    Let Them Eat Cupcakes: 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur’s Dreams Crushed by Overregulation

    Like aspiring American entrepreneurs throughout our country’s history, 11-year-old Chloe Stirling wanted to help herself by helping others. Determined to save money for a car when she comes of age, Chloe baked, sold, and donated cupcakes for two years. She ran her business, called, “Hey, Cupcake!” out of her parents’ … More

    Would Singing Animals Get You to Sign Up for Obamacare?

    Obamacare advocates have turned to dogs, cats, birds, hamsters—and yes, even a turtle. The new Enroll America ad campaign that starts today relies on pets singing their love for you. >>> Check Out: Watch the Moment Small Business Employees Discover They Can’t Afford Obamacare “The thing about animals is that … More

    How Some Farm Bill Provisions Help Special Interests – And Hurt the Taxpayer

    Tomorrow, the Senate will have a chance to address real reform and the needs of the public, or to go with the status quo and the welfare of special interests. The New Farm Bill, which is expected to be up for a vote in the Senate tomorrow: Spends More than … More

    C'mon, Obama, Join the Energy Boom

    An energy project that would be good for the U.S economy, can be built without taxpayer help, and would have little to no environmental impact? That’s the Keystone pipeline President Obama keeps blocking. A new environmental impact statement released Friday said again that the Keystone XL pipeline is safe. >>> … More

    Mr. President, We Want Real Health Care Reform, Not Obamacare

    In his State of the Union speech, President Obama challenged opponents of his health care law to share their plans for health reform. That is a welcome invitation. So-called opponents of Obamacare are not opponents of health reform. As a matter of fact, the need for reform – including curbing … More

    A Super Bowl Commercial Guaranteed to Bring You Chills

    On January 8, Army 1st Lt. Chuck Nadd left his eight-month mission in Afghanistan to come home. He knew he’d be greeted by his girlfriend. But he didn’t know his hometown — and Budweiser cameras — were waiting for him, too. Thanks to careful coordination with girlfriend Shannon Cantwell, Lt. … More

    It's Time for Welfare Programs to Require Work, Not Subsidize Idleness

    For a half century, Washington has endlessly enlarged the welfare state, piling one program on top of another, adding layer after layer of spending. In his State of the Union address Jan. 28, President Obama proposed yet another round of welfare spending. Since the beginning of the War on Poverty … More