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


Uriah Heep Comes Before Congress

“When I was quite a young boy . . . I got to know what umbleness did, and I took to it. I ate umble pie with an appetite. I stopped at the umble point of my learning, and says I, ‘Hard hard!’ When you offered to teach me Latin, I knew better.” Jonathan Gruber probably walked away from the Tuesday’s House Oversight Committee hearing

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The Latest Gruber Video Could be the Most Damaging of All

I know, another Jonathan Gruber video. That’s so yesterday, like Ebola, you’re thinking. But this one may be  worse than the derisive pomposity and shameless admissions of deception that marked Gruber’s previous performances. Because in the new video, Gruber provides stunning evidence favoring the side that is seeking to destroy Obamacare in a case headed to the Supreme Court. Here’s what he said in January 2012: If you’re

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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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Will Gruber Ruin the Romney Revival?

MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, the architect of Obamacare whose comments disparaging Americans as stupid have gone viral, may not just be helping topple his own creation. He might also short-circuit the political revival of the man he worked with on a similar scheme, Mitt Romney, who was assisted by Gruber in creating Romneycare. The avalanche of Gruber videos may remind people of Romney’s biggest weakness

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New Gruber Video Suggests Obama was in on Tax Deception

The latest video to emerge of Jonathan Gruber boasting about his exploits suggests President Obama may have been party to the effort to disguise a tax on individuals that was passed as part of the Affordable Care Act. In the latest video, Gruber says the during a discussion in 2009 on cost savings for Obamacare, Obama said it was politically impossible to tax people’s health

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