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Ellis:  ObamaCare's Fault: IRS Overworked, Understaffed Going into Tax Season

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Shapiro:  The Secret Life of Barack Obama

Podcast:  Work for Welfare and the IRS' Looming Controversial Rules

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ObamaCare Exchanges Wasting Huge Sums of Taxpayer Money
By Ashton Ellis
Wednesday, May 14 2014
With ObamaCare’s enrollment season officially over, evidence is emerging that billions of taxpayer dollars have been spent funding waste, fraud and abuse. American Commitment's Phil Kerpen over at The Federalist paints a financially gruesome picture of how much federal taxpayer money has been wasted by state-based ObamaCare exchanges since 2011. Using grant data from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Kerpen shows that of the $4.9 billion doled out to 37 states and the District of Columbia in seed money more than $1.2 billion can now be considered a failed…
 
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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Second Amendment: Justice Stevens’s Proposed Revision is an Admission of Defeat
If hyper-liberal retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens gets his way, here’s how the Second…
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A Chance to Strike at the Heart of Crony Capitalism
There’s a famous quote — one of those too good for anyone to have definitively sourced —…
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Sebelius’ Legacy is a More Politicized HHS
In the nearly two weeks since Kathleen Sebelius resigned as Secretary of Health of Human Services, many…
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From the NAACP to Mozilla: Anonymity and First Amendment Freedom
“Petitioner has made an uncontroverted showing that on past occasions revelation of the identity…
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Question of the Week   
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), the first major political candidate to formally announce his 2016 candidacy for President of the United States, was born in which of the following?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"'I don't understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president,' vented Representative Steve King (R., Iowa) on Boston Herald Radio last week. ...Part of the confusion is that being Jewish and supporting Israel have never been wholly synonymous, and regrettably they are getting less synonymous all the time. This…[more]
 
 
—Jonah Goldberg, National Review
— Jonah Goldberg, National Review
 
Liberty Poll   

If convicted of charges of desertion and misbehaving before the enemy, what should be the appropriate level of punishment for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent 5 years in Taliban captivity?