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A Stunning New Court Defeat for ObamaCare
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, October 24 2013
Things just went from awful to worse this week for ObamaCare, and the Obama Administration more generally.  Nearly a month into its disastrous debut, it’s clear that the ObamaCare website isn’t just “glitching,” it’s completely melting down.  This is quickly becoming a watershed moment, a failure so obvious and deep that it could permanently stain Obama’s presidential legacy among historians long after he’s gone.  Among the familiar litany of failures throughout his tenure, healthcare legislation was the one signature legislative act to…
 
Room on the Right for Middle Ground
In the wake of conservatives’ abject surrender in this month’s budget talks, the sniping…
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“Affirmative” Action: Is Outlawing Discrimination Unconstitutional?
Does the Constitution prohibit states from outlawing the racial discrimination regime euphemistically…
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ObamaCare Shatters Progressive Dreams
Since the rise of the Progressive movement over a century ago, liberalism has been enchanted by the idea…
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ObamaCare’s Higher Premiums, Deductibles Act as Massive Wealth Transfers
With health insurance premiums and deductibles spiraling out of control, ObamaCare is looking more and…
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Obama Tripled the Deficit, Now Brags He Cut It in Half
Familiar is the parable of the boy who murders his parents, then seeks leniency because he is suddenly…
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Leaving the Middle Class Behind: The Shortcomings of Obama’s Economic Planning
Barack Obama, in case you haven’t heard, is pretty worked up about inequality. It’s a constant…
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Focus on ObamaCare Website Glitches Mask Larger Threat
One week in, and Healthcare.gov seems more like a make-work project for low-bid contractors than a portal…
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Obama’s Meanness Can Be Delayed
Sometimes it’s really hard to know where to begin. The sheer scope of the meanness, the petty viciousness…
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In Televised Interview, Increasingly Desperate Obama Encourages Markets to Panic
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933:  “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself!” …
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Government Shutdown Reveals Extent of Federal Waste
You’d be surprised at how much government you’ll never miss. That seems to be the takeaway…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following U.S. states has the highest gasoline tax as of January 2015?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"While the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take effect this year. ...Texas is the model for many Republican governors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from December…[more]
 
 
—Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
— Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation Chief Economist, Writing in The Wall Street Journal
 
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Should U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch be confirmed by the U.S. Senate?