In an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box" this morning, Mark Bertolini, the Chairman and CEO of Aetna…
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In an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box" this morning, Mark Bertolini, the Chairman and CEO of Aetna, explained that ObamaCare is "really not an affordable product for a lot of people." He goes on to say that we "have to have a more affordable system."…[more]

July 30, 2014 • 03:07 pm

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Paul Ryan Is Ready for a Promotion
By Ashton Ellis
Thursday, April 03 2014
After four years of proposing ideas to slim down the federal budget, Paul Ryan may get an opportunity to write them into law – perhaps as soon as next January. On the same day that Ryan (R-WI), the House Budget Committee chairman, proposed his fourth annual “Path to Prosperity” funding bill, Dave Camp (R-MI), the House Ways and Means Committee chairman, announced his retirement. Camp’s exit means that Ryan, currently a high-ranking member on the tax writing panel, is in a great position to succeed Camp if Republicans maintain control of the House of Representatives after…
 
Will ObamaCare Die by Self-Implosion or Court Decision? The Race is On
Pop quiz:  The paramount principle that drew America’s first permanent settlers across the…
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Will the 2014 Election Yield a Republican Senate (Part 2)?
Last week, this column looked at the GOP’s prospects in the Senate races being held around the…
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Attacks on Paul Ryan Show Liberals' True Character
The irony of Paul Ryan’s career is that he should be every liberal’s favorite conservative.…
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Affirmative Action for Disabilities? New Federal Regulation Creates Catch-22 for Employers
Here’s a new bureaucratic dilemma worthy of “Catch-22.”  Tragically, it captures…
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Will the 2014 Election Yield a Republican Senate (Part 1)?
President Obama and Democrats in Washington are in trouble. With the economy still listless, America…
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Gowdy’s ENFORCE Act: Obama’s Last Chance to Avoid Impeachment?
A new proposal by Trey Gowdy seems tailor-made to save Barack Obama from impeachment. But so far the…
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Free Market Royalty Act Modernizes Outdated Music Regulations and Levels the Radio Playing Field
Under current law, songwriters, music producers and others receive royalty payments when their songs…
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The High Price of Michelle Obama’s Food Nannying
Stumping for her husband on the campaign trail in 2008, Michelle Obama told a crowd in Puerto Rico, “Barack…
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Union: ObamaCare Will Kill Our Health Plan by 2017
With Democrats trying to pivot to income inequality before the 2014 midterms, a new labor union report…
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On Foreign Policy, An Unteachable President
Back during the 2008 presidential election, Hillary Clinton and John McCain were both prone to criticizing…
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Question of the Week   
Which of the following merged to form the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) within the Department of Homeland Security?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"Immigration has emerged as perhaps President Obama's worst issue -- definitely for today, and maybe of his entire presidency -- when it comes to public perception.A new poll from AP-GfK shows more than two-thirds of Americans (68 percent) disapprove of Obama's handling of the immigration issue in general. Just 31 percent approve -- down from 38 percent two months ago.When you separate those most…[more]
 
 
—Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
— Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
 
Liberty Poll   

Is significant, proven plagiarism sufficient to disqualify, in the minds of voters, any candidate for public office?