In an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box" this morning, Mark Bertolini, the Chairman and CEO of Aetna…
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Aetna CEO: ObamaCare "really not an affordable product"

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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Senator McConnell: Protecting Free Speech Means Standing Up For It No Matter What
By Mitch McConnell
Wednesday, July 30 2014
This article originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on July 24, 2014. One of the glories of the United States is that every two years for more than two centuries, we’ve had a regularly scheduled election without fail and largely without incident. Underlying this grand tradition is a basic bargain: Political victories won’t be based on the size of one’s army or on one’s ability to circumvent the rules, but on the potency of one’s arguments. Over the past few years, however, that compact has begun to erode as Washington Democrats have grown increasingly at…
 
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IRS, Immigration Scandals Are Destroying the Obama Administration’s Credibility
With the IRS scandal and immigration crisis revealing new depths of duplicity in the highest levels of…
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America’s Civic Failure: Have We Gotten What We Deserve?
Being a conservative — or, for that matter, any American with the decency to recoil at Barack Obama’s…
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"War on Women?" Federal Law Has Protected Contraceptives and Equal Pay for 50 Years
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act to "prohibit discrimination on account…
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Perry, Paul and the GOP’s Foreign Policy Future
What a difference a decade makes. Imagine if, in 2004 — with George W. Bush in the heat of a reelection…
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Obama’s Deferred Action and Human Trafficking Law Are a Toxic Mix
Facing blame for tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors flooding across the border, the Obama administration…
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Obama in 2009: “You’ve Got Me.” Democrats Today: “Barack Obama? Never Heard of Him.”
In 2009, an Icarus-like Barack Obama with artificially high approval ratings demanded fealty from Congressional…
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To Impeach… or Not?
When it comes to the subject of whether to impeach President Barack Obama, Republican sentiment is coalescing…
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"Consent of the Governed" No More?
Here’s a disquieting observation: The most controversial decision out of the Supreme Court this…
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CFIF Independence Day Quiz
Take CFIF's 13 Question Independence Day Quiz to test your knowledge of American history and civics.
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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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"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)
 
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Is significant, proven plagiarism sufficient to disqualify, in the minds of voters, any candidate for public office?