In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Obama Schedule || Tuesday, November 18, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:50 am || Meets with the Ebola team; Roosevelt Room 2:15 pm || Participates in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony All times Eastern Live Stream of White House briefing at 12:45 pm

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The “Cadillac Tax” is for You

For me? You say. But I’m just a regular guy – or gal – without all those fancy benefits. Well, no matter, the Cadillac tax is for you too. As Tevi Troy, president of the American Health Policy Institute and a former deputy secretary of Health and Human Services, notes in today’s Wall Street Journal, the Obamacare tax on the most generous health plans – a 40

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Gruber: States Refusing to Expand Medicaid “Awesome” in their “Evilness”

A new video featuring Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, uncovered by White House Dossier today, shows Gruber concurring that some states refusing to expand Medicaid as part of Obamacare do so out of racist motives and asserting that the refusal is “almost awesome in its evilness” and an effort to “punish poor people.” About half the states have refused to accept federal dollars to expand their Medicaid programs

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Journalist: CNBC Told me to Stop Questioning Obamacare Math

Fox Business anchor Melissa Francis says she was told while a reporter at CNBC to put on a lid on it when she questioned how the Obamacare numbers could possibly add up to a free lunch. Stop disrespecting the presidency, was the message. That doesn’t surprise me. I always felt as an MSM reporter, in the early days of Obamaphoria, that too much skeptical reporting

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The Obama Morning News || November 17, 2014

Republicans weigh shutdown . . . One Republican leader on Sunday held open the possibility that his party could move to shut down the government in an attempt to stop President Barack Obama from taking executive action on immigration policy. A vocal group of conservatives in the House of Representatives is pressing to use government funding as leverage to prevent any White House moves that would

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