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Yes, the VA Is a Real Scandal; No, Obama Won’t Do Anything About It
By Troy Senik
Thursday, May 22 2014
After years of throwing palm fronds before President Obama’s feet, the sycophants in the media had to admit it: Yep, the scandal within the Department of Veterans Affairs is pretty bad. It’s hard to imagine how anyone could come to any different conclusion. At the Phoenix VA — the location of the first revelations of systemic dysfunction — somewhere between 1,400 and 1,600 veterans were denied care within the 14-day window required by the department, with bureaucrats covering up the delays rather than fulfilling the legal requirement to report them. As many as 40 veterans…
 
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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Barack Obama and the Tyranny of False Choices
Barack Obama loves the rhetorical trope of the “false choice.” From his earliest days as…
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Don’t Conflate “Affirmative Action” with Alumni, Geographic or Athletic Preferences
“Does the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment forbid what its text plainly requires?…
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Question of the Week   
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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Quote of the Day   
 
"In an effort to keep the public calm, the CDC pretended to know more about Ebola than it actually does.First, the CDC insisted that Ebola is very difficult to transmit from person to person. But, that is clearly not true. This particular Ebola strain appears to be more infectious than others. ...Second, the CDC insisted that Ebola is not airborne. That is probably mostly true, but it may not be entirely…[more]
 
 
—Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
— Alex Berezow, RealClearScience Founding Editor and USA TODAY's Board of Contributors Member
 
Liberty Poll   

Thinking only about voting procedures and requirements in your state, how much confidence do you have that voter fraud will be kept to a minimum in the 2014 midterm elections?