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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The IRS, Campaign Finance and Freedom of Association
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, May 16 2013
Amid the unfolding IRS scandal, one important lesson remains underreported.  Going forward and from a broader perspective, it’s also one that may prove particularly potent and lasting.  Specifically, what the debacle teaches in our ongoing debate over campaign finance regulation and the First Amendment freedom of private association without fear of retaliation or persecution.  Absent that freedom, other rights can be effectively nullified.  In that regard, the U.S. Supreme Court provided enduring guidance with its 1958 decision in NAACP v. Alabama.  There, government…
 
Death in Benghazi, Dishonor in Washington
Liberals, whose faith is the state and whose catechism consists of vapid slogans, have grown fond in…
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Obamite Thuggery Has Long History
It was Michael Barone who first wrote that Barack Obama was a practitioner of “gangster government.”…
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Sebelius’s ObamaCare Fundraising an Abuse of Power
With the revelation that HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is soliciting health industry executives for…
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Hillary 2016: Another Benghazi Casualty
Well, we’ve finally settled on that elusive Clinton Doctrine:  “We leave our diplomats…
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Gang’s Immigration Bill Funnels $100 Million to Leftwing Community Organizers
A little-noticed section of the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill could funnel up to $100…
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Good News From the Courts
Something is always boiling in the legal world. Sometimes so much boils at once that some worthy cases…
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National Academy of Sciences Appoints Itself… Copyright Authority?
When seeking expert opinion on matters of science, engineering or medicine, does one consult……
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Ignored by Gang’s Immigration Bill, Conservatives Should Return the Favor
Despite what supporters of the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill say, it does not address…
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ObamaCare Board Ought to Walk the Plank
One of the linchpins of ObamaCare looks more and more as if it’s coming loose. The ObamaCare monstrosity…
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Unaccountable Congress Considers Exempting Self from ObamaCare Exchanges
This is not a joke. News broke late Wednesday night that a secret bipartisan deal is in the works to…
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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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Quote of the Day   
 
"Immigration has emerged as perhaps President Obama's worst issue -- definitely for today, and maybe of his entire presidency -- when it comes to public perception.A new poll from AP-GfK shows more than two-thirds of Americans (68 percent) disapprove of Obama's handling of the immigration issue in general. Just 31 percent approve -- down from 38 percent two months ago.When you separate those most…[more]
 
 
—Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
— Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
 
Liberty Poll   

Is significant, proven plagiarism sufficient to disqualify, in the minds of voters, any candidate for public office?