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Hands off ObamaCare’s slush

In Breaking, ObamaCare on 03/2011 at 8:22 PM

House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and House Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy are blocking the efforts of Rep. Steve King and Rep. Michele Bachmann to defund the so-called “ObamaCare slush fund” via the continuing resolution or House spending bills, despite being told by House Republican leadership staff that they could do so under current House rules. Why? ( More > …

Kevin McCarthy Speaker of the House-elect John Boehner (R-OH) (R) and Majority Leader-elect Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) listen to Majority Whip-elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol November 18, 2010 in Washington, DC. This was the first news conference following the House GOP leadership elections in the wake of the November's midterm elections.


RomneyCare : ObamaCare?

In Politics Watch on 03/2011 at 1:40 PM

“It’s not that dissimilar to Obamacare, and you probably know I’m not a big fan of Obamacare. I just don’t think the mandates work … all the regulation they’ve put on it.” – Rep. Paul Ryan on Romney’s biggest mistake. (The Weekly Standard) More > …

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)

More tax burden on Americans

In How It Affects You on 02/2011 at 9:53 AM

The IRS is asking for $119 million in additional funds to enforce the tax portions of the health care overhaul in fiscal 2012. (Politico) More > …

Doctor’s call on American Spectator

In Breaking, ObamaCare, Politics Watch on 02/2011 at 9:28 AM

Seems our friends over at American Spectator forgot to do something important and that is checking their sources. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) claimed its budget of nearly $1 billion a year, but in fact it’s really $366.397 million in fiscal year 2012. That’s a huge difference when you compare the two. Now, who can you trust in the media? See our findings below:

AHRQ Budget Estimates for FY 2012 - Cover Page AHRQ Budget Estimates for FY 2012 - Budget Overview

Economy, health care still top issues according to voters

In Breaking, ObamaCare on 02/2011 at 11:33 AM

“House Republicans are plotting aggressive spending cuts and planning to defund the national health care law in efforts to stimulate the anemic economy, the issue that remains at the forefront of voters’ minds.” (Rasmussen) More > …

Checking the 1099 repeal

In Breaking, ObamaCare on 02/2011 at 12:44 PM

Repealing the 1099 mandate shows a paradox that democracies often adopt policies that enrich minorities at the expense of the majority. (Kaiser Health News) More > …



Death, Taxes, and ObamaCare

In How It Affects You on 01/2011 at 1:53 PM

Yes, ObamaScare imposes numerous tax hikes that transfer more than $500 billion over 10 years—and more in the future—from hardworking American families and businesses to Congress for spending on new entitlements and subsidies. (Heritage) More > …

Holy Taxes!

Video: Paul Ryan vs. ObamaCare vs. The CBO

In Breaking, ObamaCare, Politics Watch on 01/2011 at 1:34 PM

This bill blows a hole through the deficit. Seriously. (RedState) More > …

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)

Get over yourself ObamaCare

In ObamaCare, Politics Watch on 01/2011 at 1:33 PM

The fact that the law has nothing to do with our current economic problems is bad enough, but what’s even worse is that it doubles down on the same formula that has put America on an unsustainable long-term fiscal path. (Daily Caller) More > …

Look what ObamaCare will do to you, repeal now!

Dick Armey on Congress’ power diet

In Politics Watch on 01/2011 at 10:16 AM

“The absurd claim that this government takeover of health care produces budget savings is based on budget gimmickry.” (The Wall Street Journal) More > …

Dick Armey, Chairman of FreedomWorks

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