Those of us on the right tend to be more defensive about the Pentagon than most organs of the federal government, and with good reason: it's unquestionably a legitimate function of the federal government to maintain a military and protect America's security interests, both at home and abroad. Too often, however, we get caught in a false dichotomy about the Department of Defense, with hawks unwilling to entertain the notion of the military seeing its budget cut by even one red cent and a certain strain of libertarians wanting to cut the military to the bone.
In between those two poles is a more sensible position: the military should receive absolutely everything it needs to discharge its core mission of defending the country and our interests abroad … and should be brought to heel like…[more]
If you still think no one can top President Barack Obama’s now infamously deceptive promise, “If you like your health insurance, doctor and hospital, you can keep them,” then you didn’t watch Ezekiel Emanuel’s appearance on Fox News Sunday last weekend.
Emanuel, a Harvard-trained bioethicist and one of the architects of ObamaCare, started out by walking back Obama’s unconditional guarantee.
“The president never said you were going to have unlimited choice of any doctor in the country you want to go to,” he said to host Chris Wallace. “[I]f…
"In a letter sent late Wednesday, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa reminded Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that obstructing a congressional investigation is a crime. Issa's Committee has been looking into the details of how Obamacare was implemented, along with the major problems with Healthcare.gov and has requested a number of documents from HHS, none…[more]