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Insurance Companies Got CMS Okay to Cancel Policies If ObamaCare Subsidies Invalidated

“Amy Lotven of the trade publication Inside Health Reform reports that before insurers agreed to sell coverage through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s health insurance Exchanges in 2015, they demanded that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services explicitly agree to let them cancel policies if any of the Halbig cases succeed in blocking the subsidies that carriers had been receiving in the 36 states whose ObamaCare Exchanges were not, as [ObamaCare] requires before subsidies can flow, ‘established by the State’”, writes Michael Cannon.

You’ll recall that there is a big fight over whether the Obama administration is blatantly violating its own law by making subsidies available to people who don’t qualify under the statute. And, as Cannon…[more]

October 22, 2014 • 02:43 pm
New York Times: Massive Quantities of WMD Discovered in Iraq After All

New York Times: Massive Quantities of WMD Discovered in Iraq After All

" From 2004 to 2011, American and American-trained Iraqi troops repeatedly encountered, and on at least six occasions were wounded by, chemical weapons remaining from years earlier in Saddam Hussein's rule."

Sign Up for ObamaCare, Become a Union Member?

Sign Up for ObamaCare, Become a Union Member?

A federal lawsuit in Texas alleges that an ObamaCare contractor used taxpayer money to sign-up union members in addition to enrolling people in the controversial health insurance program.

The Midterms in Prospect: The Governors (Part 2)

The Midterms in Prospect: The Governors (Part 2)

In this final installment of the series providing analysis of this year’s midterm elections, we turn to the governor’s races in the South and the Northeast.

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Is It Too Late to Stop Ebola Before It Becomes a Pandemic?

Tevi Troy, an adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute, President of American Health Policy Institute, and former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses whether America is unprepared to fight Ebola on its shores and whether the U.S. health care system is capable of[more]
SCOTUS October 2014 Cases to Watch

Megan L. Brown, partner in Washington, D.C., office of Wiley Rein LLP, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 term, the "hot" cases currently on the docket and what issues might come before the Court later in the term[more]
Ebola As a National Security Threat

Charles C. Johnson, researcher, journalist and author, discusses Ebola as a national security threat, other current events and his book, "Why Coolidge Matters: Leadership Lessons from America's Most Underrated President"[more]
Testing the West's Resolve

Steven Bucci, Director at the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy at The Heritage Foundation, discusses U.S. attempts to build a coalition to defeat ISIS, whether ground troops are necessary to destroy the terrorist organization and President Obama's UN Security[more]
 
Preserving Voting Rights

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the significance of voter ID requirements, the importance of protecting both the rights and privileges of American voters and making sure every…[more]
Why ObamaCare Still Matters

CFIF's Renee Giachino explains why ObamaCare still matters and why the American people must continue to hold their representatives in Congress accountable on the issue...[more]
An Age of Terror

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the worldwide threat posed by ISIS, the Obama Administration's response and the need to act urgently and decisively...[more]
Michelle Obama's Bake Sale Police

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the nutritional restrictions imposed on schools and other absurdities of the First Lady's "Let's Move" program...[more]
Chaos at the CIA

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the current dysfunction at the CIA, Congress' political showboating and the need for everyone in Washington to get a lot more serious...[more]
Abused By The Government? It's Your Patriotic Duty.

CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses the senseless legislative and PR push by the Obama Administration and many Congressional Democrats against U.S. corporations legally working to…[more]
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Voters in how many states will be asked in the November 2014 mid-term elections to accept or reject state-wide ballot measures to legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
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"The public-health profession has a clear political orientation, so it's quite possible that its opposition to a visa and travel moratorium is influenced as much by belief in America's responsibility for the postcolonial oppression of Africa, and suspicion of American border enforcement, as it is by a commitment to public-health principles of containment and control. (African countries, unburdened…[more]
 
 
—Heather Mac Donald, Manhattan Institute Fellow and City Journal Contributing Editor
— Heather Mac Donald, Manhattan Institute Fellow and City Journal Contributing Editor
 
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In dealing with deadly and difficult-to-curtail infectious diseases such as Ebola, should government-imposed travel bans and quarantines supersede civil liberty and other concerns?