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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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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
IRS and the Spoliation of Evidence Legal Standard
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, June 26 2014
“Innocent until proven guilty” is an unconditional canon within our legal system, right?  Not always.  As a first-year associate fresh out of law school, my very first assignment centered on the legal issue known as “spoliation of evidence.”  Pronouncing the term correctly (spō-lē-Ā-shŭn) took some adjustment, but the concept itself proved fairly straightforward.  Stated simply, when accused parties fail to produce relevant evidence within their control, evidence which they are otherwise naturally expected to possess, our legal…
 
Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy Failings: A World Tour
It’s not unusual for American presidents to spend their second terms — a time when they’ve…
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Oregon’s Three ObamaCare Blunders that Wasted $305 Million
After spending hundreds of millions of dollars yet failing to enroll a single person on its ObamaCare…
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U.S. Politics in the Age of Instability
One of the most peculiar facts about American exceptionalism is that we know it exists precisely because…
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Copyright: “First Sale” Doctrine Unsuitable for Digital Goods
This month, the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet…
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With Cantor Loss, Liberals Whistling Past the Graveyard
The Democratic Party may have finally landed on a campaign slogan for 2014: “Any port in a storm.”…
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If You Defer Action, Illegal Immigrants Will Come
When President Barack Obama’s executive order “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals”…
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VA Scandal Scapegoating: Don’t Blame Insufficient Spending, Bush or Iraq and Afghan Wars
The burgeoning Department of Veterans Affairs scandal presages the dysfunctional future of ObamaCare…
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Barack Obama, Presidential Kamikaze
I have to admit, I’ve always had a hard time with arguments that President Obama is intentionally…
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Minnesota’s First “Unsession” Repeals 1,175 Laws
In an era when most liberals are busy trying to grow government, Democratic leaders in Minnesota just…
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New ObamaCare Fissures Emerge, as Stunned Labor Unions Chafe at Higher Costs
Pop some popcorn, grab a cold one, sit back and enjoy this emerging spectacle.  Labor unions were…
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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   
 
"The Obama Administration has openly declared its plan to implement a unilateral executive amnesty for 5–6 million more illegal immigrants. This unlawful amnesty — urged on by congressional Democrats — would include work permits, taking jobs directly from millions of struggling American citizens.Any action Congress might consider to address the current border crisis would be futile…[more]
 
 
—Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
— Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
 
Liberty Poll   

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