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Is Indiana Governor Mike Pence Falling into ObamaCare’s Medicaid Trap?
By Ashton Ellis
Wednesday, May 28 2014
Indiana Republican Governor Mike Pence says his plan to use ObamaCare’s Medicaid dollars to expand his state’s health savings account program won’t create a new open-ended entitlement. Before considering Pence’s arguments, it’s important to understand how ObamaCare changes Medicaid. If states expand Medicaid eligibility to people making up to 138 percent of the federal poverty line (FPL), ObamaCare will pay 100 percent of the costs for covering the “new-eligibles.” After three years, the federal government will pay for 90 percent. In light of this, 26…
 
“Net Neutrality” and “Title II”: A Brief Primer on Two Dangerous Ideas
In recent days, the terms “Net Neutrality” and “Title II” have interspersed our…
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Yes, the VA Is a Real Scandal; No, Obama Won’t Do Anything About It
After years of throwing palm fronds before President Obama’s feet, the sycophants in the media…
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How to Calculate Your ObamaCare HIT (Health Insurance Tax)
What’s so affordable about a health care law that imposes $100 billion in sales taxes on consumers?…
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While IRS Scandal Deepens, Liberals Undertake a Rewrite of the First Amendment
This week, the ongoing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal entered a new and more serious phase.…
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Liberal Insanity on Mental Health
There are certain issues on which America — goaded by a perpetually breathless media — can…
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ObamaCare Exchanges Wasting Huge Sums of Taxpayer Money
With ObamaCare’s enrollment season officially over, evidence is emerging that billions of taxpayer…
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New Poll: Majority Favors Further Investigation of Benghazi
The American people don’t really care about Benghazi, right?  In the juvenile words of former…
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Are the Rich to Blame for America’s Problems?
It seems you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing the refrain: America is suffering ……
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California Considers Voluntary Per-Mile Tax Program on Motorists
California has long prided itself on being a leader in promoting greater fuel efficiency in automobiles.…
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Study: Obama Recovery Built on Low-Wage Jobs
Rather than address a labor market increasingly characterized by low-wage jobs, President Barack Obama…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following U.S. states has the highest gasoline tax as of January 2015?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
 
Liberty Poll   

Should U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch be confirmed by the U.S. Senate?