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    Al-Qaeda Resurges in Iraq

    Al-Qaeda, which has surged in strength on both sides of the Iraq–Syria border, captured two important cities in western Iraq on Friday. The seizure of Fallujah and Ramadi underscores the growing threat posed by the renamed al-Qaeda franchise, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The two cities were … More

    Top 10 Broken Obamacare Promises

    Since the passage of Obamacare in 2010, many of the President’s famous promises have been routinely broken. As he so ironically threatened in 2009, “If you misrepresent what’s in this plan, we will call you out.” To that end, here are 10 promises of Obamacare that have already been broken. … More

    President, First Lady Turn to Moms for Help Selling Obamacare

    The Obama Administration is circling back to a strategy it has tried since May and most recently in November to get more uninsured adults into Obamacare: Enlist mothers to encourage and even nag their adult children to enroll in the insurance exchanges. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will … More

    U.S. Suspends Aid to Syrian Rebels as Islamists Seize Supplies

    Washington has suspended nonlethal aid to Syrian rebels after Islamist militants seized warehouses containing U.S.-provided supplies close to the Turkish border, U.S. officials announced Wednesday. General Salim Idris, commander of the Free Syrian Army, the non-Islamist rebel group that the United States has weakly supported, was forced to flee Syria … More

    PolitiFact's "Lie of the Year" Goes to Obama for "If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It"

    President Obama has been awarded a dishonorable distinction: “Lie of the Year” from a usually left-leaning fact-checking website. PolitiFact declared today that the President’s now-infamous Obamacare claim, “If you like your plan, you can keep it,” topped its list of 2013 falsehoods. “As cancellation letters were going out to approximately … More

    Sequel to Obama's "Life of Julia": Julia Turns 26, Tries to Get Insurance on HealthCare.gov

    If you’ve ever wondered what really would have happened to “Julia,” the fictitious woman created by President Obama’s campaign in 2012, today the Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) published an update to her story. The sequel follows Julia’s adventures in getting insurance under the President’s current health care policies, a fresh … More

    President Obama Shakes Hands with Cuban Dictator

    Earlier today at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, President Obama shook hands with Cuba’s dictator, Raul Castro. This exchange marks the third time in history that leaders of these respective countries have exchanged public greetings; the first handshake occurred at the United Nations in 2000, between Bill Clinton and Fidel Castro, … More

    How to Help Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions

    Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a health problem. Contrary to President Obama’s warnings about health care in America, health insurance isn’t impossible for everyone who just raised a hand. The President spoke—and still speaks—about Obamacare solving the problem of pre-existing conditions that have hindered health insurance for some … More

    What Obama Got Right and What He Got Wrong on Economic Mobility

    When it comes to economic mobility, the President often starts out by making some statements that Republicans and Democrats have always agreed on, such as: While we don’t promise equal outcomes, we have strived to deliver equal opportunity—the idea that success doesn’t depend on being born into wealth or privilege, … More

    Obama Loses Millennials: 57% of Young Adults Reject Obamacare

    A new Harvard University poll finds a majority of millennials (57 percent) disapprove of Obamacare. The news comes on the second day of President Obama’s latest effort to sell the health care law to the public at large and young people in particular. The results from Harvard’s Institute of Politics, … More