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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Sequestering Easter Egg Roll Just Latest White House Scare Tactic
By Ashton Ellis
Wednesday, March 27 2013
The politics of the budget sequester have taken some childish turns, but few as revealing as the White House threat to cancel the 135th Easter Egg Roll.  Consider this sequence of events. In mid-March the White House emailed Members of Congress alerting them to the possibility that the annual Easter Egg Roll might be cancelled at the last minute because of funding problems.  The event includes attendees whose tickets are facilitated by congressional offices, the same offices which must tell constituents that their White House tours have been cancelled. The exact warning language said…
 
Is Banning Racial Preferences Unconstitutional? Supreme Court Will Decide
Since its inception, “affirmative action” has barely survived judicial scrutiny.  That…
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Reefer Madness: The Obama Team at Sea
From oysters in California to red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico, federal regulators acting in the name…
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Dangerous “Marketplace Fairness Act” Would Increase Sales Taxes and Expand State Taxation Authority
Should states be empowered to begin taxing businesses far beyond their individual borders?  Should…
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Labor Nominee Puts Landrieu in Quandary
Louisiana’s Democratic U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu may be in an awkward position due to President…
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Gun Control Could Kill Senate’s Democratic Majority
What gives Congress the power to think it can treat the Second Amendment like a second-class right?…
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Growing Number of Part-Time Workers is Bad for American Economy
The findings of a recent Gallup poll show that one-in-five American workers are now employed part-time…
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IG Report Shows Viper’s Den at Justice Department
The lead two sentences in a Tuesday afternoon Politico story got it right: “A scathing new…
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Obama Should Cut His Million-Dollar Golf Games, Not White House Tours
According to NBC, canceling White House tours would save the administration $74,000 a week. Taking a…
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Obama Sequester Strategy Revealed [Satire]
Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request, we at the Center for Individual Freedom have been able…
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CBO Report Shows Excessive Spending, Not Insufficient Taxation, Explains Our Deficits
In 2007, the federal government took in an all-time record $2.6 trillion in revenues.  That year’s…
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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   
 
"The Obama Administration has openly declared its plan to implement a unilateral executive amnesty for 5–6 million more illegal immigrants. This unlawful amnesty — urged on by congressional Democrats — would include work permits, taking jobs directly from millions of struggling American citizens.Any action Congress might consider to address the current border crisis would be futile…[more]
 
 
—Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
— Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
 
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Is significant, proven plagiarism sufficient to disqualify, in the minds of voters, any candidate for public office?