Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Vermont Paid $170 Million for Healthcare Exchange to Insure 40,000 People

GOP bill gives states standing to challenge federal regulations

O-Care stonewall: Media stymied

Vermont: Governor invokes ‘safety valve’ provision for health exchange

Obama orders government to prepare for impact of global warming

Sen. Ron Johnson prepared to sue over Congressional Obamacare exemptions

CMS Spent More Than $1T in Less Than 1 Yr; More Than Entire Gov’t Spent When Medicaid-Medicare Enacted

70 percent of American voters support delay of Obamacare’s individual mandate

White House Oks Limited Waiver On Health Penalty

Jindal: 41% of Louisiana Residents Would Be in an Expanded Medicaid Program

ObamaCare gives vulnerable incumbent Democrats the jitters

Case against teacher who viewed porn at school headed to WI Supreme Court

52% Expect Obamacare to Make Health Care System Worse | Rasmussen

IRS: 330,000 ObamaCare subsidy calculations so far

Obamacare Insurance Losses In Three States Exceed Signups In All Of U.s.

    Breitbart: In an extensive roundup of the numbers, Forbes’ Josh Archambault reveals that, upon close inspection, the number of people losing their insurance coverage in merely three states towers over that of people newly insured in all 50. He notes that over half a million Americans have received notices that they will lose their coverage in Florida, California, Philadelphia, in addition to numbers coming in from several other states. Comparatively, “only 476,000 applications have been ‘filed’ in an exchange.”


  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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Evangelicals and Immigration | Betsy Woodruff at NRO

    Betsy Woodruff at National Review: The lesson of all of this should be that any sentence that says “Evangelicals believe [fill in the blank] regarding immigration [or just about any other political issue]” is seriously fraught. There are approximately 90 to 100 million Evangelical Christians in America (per Wheaton College’s Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals). That number is big, and one might expect a certain diversity.


  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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HHS sets deadline of Nov. 30 for fixing ObamaCare site

Sen. Paul threatens to hold Yellen nomination: Source

Census Bureau: Means-Tested Gov’t Benefit Recipients Outnumber Full-Time Year-Round Workers

Veteran Iowa Republicans Seek State GOP Makeover

GOP: IRS picks Obamacare over regular taxpayers

White House delays ObamaCare sign-up amid midterm fears

Report: State Exchange Enrollments Mostly Medicaid, Not Private Insurance Plans

Feds ask Blue Cross Blue Shield not to release exchange numbers

Obama Appeals To Allies To Stick With Health Law

GOP: Did Obamacare site hide prices?

Ohio: Vote expands Medicaid; opponents vow to sue

Ted Cruz receives 8 min. standing ovation at Texas return

Wis. Judge: Officials In Contempt For Union Curbs

Barna Research: 3 Trends Redefining the Information Age

    Barna Research: Twitter, Facebook, eBooks, news feeds, mobile apps are all information sources that didn’t exist just a few years ago, and they are changing the way the modern consumer processes information. These digital mediums have introduced to reading and to information a whole new level of scrolling, skimming and synopsizing. All of this has vast implications for the future of content and communication, including the future of books. Barna Group’s new study uncovers three of the trends that are redefining the information age.


  • Posted: 10/22/2013
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Has the Obamacare Insurance ‘Death Spiral’ Already Begun?

The ‘We Can’t Win’ Wimps Caucus | Patrick J. Buchanan at Human Events

GOP presses Sebelius to explain ObamaCare rollout

House Republicans may sue over Kasich’s Medicaid expansion

Obama Romneyizes the Republicans | Daniel Henninger at WSJ

GOP’s McConnell promises no more shutdowns over ObamaCare

Supreme Court rejects Latham strip joint: Justices won’t hear challenge to tax on performances

Group accuses McConnell of putting ‘Kentucky Kickback’ in bill (Video)

Shutdown ends; Obama signs deal

Booker wins New Jersey Senate race

Heritage Foundation ‘In Danger of Losing Its Clout,’ Sen. Hatch Says | CNSNews Video

Cruz: ‘Had Senate Republicans United,’ Outcome Would Be ‘Very Different’

The Sequester: The Hammer Republicans Hold | George F. Will at Human Events

Why Obamacare is a mess: The administration has to ‘fess up and promote changes | Chicago Tribune Editorial

78% Want To Throw Out Entire Congress and Start Over

White House stands by Sebelius amid ouster calls over ObamaCare rollout

Boehner to allow House vote on emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal

Boehner might allow House vote on Senate Bill

Neb. Principal Stops Pledge of Allegiance to Remind Kids of Gov’t Shutdown

Time For GOP To Quit Kicking The Can Down The Road | David Limbaugh at Human Events

Obama ‘Crashing Health-care Site On Purpose’: Fear that public would be terrified if people knew true cost

58% Think America Should Still Honor Christopher Columbus

Reince Priebus To House Gop: Hold The Line In Fiscal Fight

52% of GOP, 49% of Dems say America needs third party

Ted Cruz confronts President Obama at White House

Senate Republicans Look to Jam Boehner

Federal Court orders National Park Service to reopen park

FRC’s Tony Perkins Considers Run for Congress

Reid pans six-week debt deal

Establishment GOPers Assail Tea Party On Shutdown

Just 51,000 people completed Obamacare applications during the website’s first week

NBC/WSJ poll: 60 percent say fire every member of Congress

Jay Carney says ‘we don’t need legislation’ to pay military death benefits

Senate GOP rallies around rival plan on debt ceiling, shutdown

Boehner Will Lift Debt Limit Now–If Obama Will Talk Later

Hatch Scorches Lew: ‘Not True, ‘Simply False’ ‘Four Pinocchios’

Obama’s efforts to control leaks ‘most aggressive since Nixon’, report finds

James Madison Anticipates the Possibility of Government Shutdown–and Predicts that the House of Representatives Can and Should Prevail

Heritage Action CEO charts ‘libertarian, populist’ path to GOP victory

Bobby Jindal: Time to Take the GOP Brand Back From the Dysfunction of D.C.

Wolf Blitzer: Delay Obamacare

Paul Ryan Assures Conservatives He is Not Backing Down on Obamacare

    Townhall: ut while Ryan’s op-ed does mention the need to cut spending, reform entitlements, and simplify the tax code, at no point does it mention Obamacare. Many conservatives took this to mean that Ryan and the rest of the House Leadership are preparing to abandon the effort to dismantle Obamacare during the current debt limit/continuing resolution debate. This morning, Ryan went on Bill Bennett’s radio allay those fears.


  • Posted: 10/09/2013
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