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Jonathan Gruber to Testify Before House Committee

For political junkies, the news that MIT professor and ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber has agreed to testify before the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee is must see TV.

Gruber has stirred up a hornet’s nest of negative press for the controversial health care law because of statements he’s made at academic conferences over the last few years. Helpfully summarized by the folks at American Commitment, Gruber’s comments include calling American voters stupid and admitting to writing ObamaCare’s text in a tortured way to avoid a straightforward cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office.

Also appearing at the hearing will be Marilyn Tavener, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to explain – presumably with a straight face –…[more]

November 25, 2014 • 05:03 pm
 Is John Roberts Listening to Jonathan Gruber?

Is John Roberts Listening to Jonathan Gruber?

In his recorded statements, Jonathan Gruber is telling John Roberts and anyone else with five minutes and an Internet connection that ObamaCare deserves to be held to the letter of the law.

Obama's Emerging Legacy: U.S. Plummets in Another Global Ranking

Obama's Emerging Legacy: U.S. Plummets in Another Global Ranking

In a new global ranking from the Legatum Institute of London, the U.S. has fallen to 21st in terms of personal freedom worldwide.

Why It’s a Mistake to Underestimate Scott Walker

Why It’s a Mistake to Underestimate Scott Walker

Scott Walker happens to be a pretty normal guy. And that may just be what makes him exceptional.

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