It certainly didn’t take long for key players in the soon-to-be Republican majority in the House to start wandering off in their own directions. Lamar Smith, the Texan who will likely take over the House Judiciary Committee is all ready to launch a few investigations at the Obama administration. You know just how highly “investigate [...]

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Jimmie on October 19th, 2010

If the upper echelon inside the GOP really want to know why they still don’t have the adoration of the Tea Parties, who ought to be natural ideological allies with them, they have only to listen to Senator Judd Gregg. Sen. Judd Gregg (N.H.), the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, said that repealing [...]

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How bad is Obamacare for Democrats? This bad. Nearly half (48 percent) of all independent voters said that even if a candidate otherwise held perfect views (in the eyes of the voter) — even if they “agreed with him on all other issues” (italics added) — they still couldn’t vote for him “if [they] disagreed [...]

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Jimmie on September 23rd, 2010

The Congressional Republicans have released their gameplan for 2011 and beyond in a document called the “Pledge to America”. It’s 21 pages of solidly written and occasionally  inspirational calls to remember the Constitution and the principles on which the nation was founded as well as a bushel basket full of promises they say they’ll keep [...]

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Remember those bygone days of yore when Democrats were actually proud of their votes for government-run health care, when their votes to stick us in their ridiculously expensive totalitarian fantasy was an “act of patriotism”? Well, now that Obamacare is triggering rate hikes from health insurers and the government’s own Medicare and Medicaid actuary saying [...]

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Jimmie on August 2nd, 2010

Game on! Virginia’s lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s health care reform law cleared its first legal hurdle Monday as a federal judge ruled the law raises a host of complex constitutional issues. U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson’s decision stemmed from Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s claims that Congress exceeded its authority under the Constitution’s Commerce [...]

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Jimmie on July 25th, 2010

This past weekend, the left’s best and brightest met in Las Vegas to discuss, among other things, how they can rush America pell-mell toward an NHS-style, single-payer, government-run health care system. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, surrounded by a friendly audience on his home turf, proclaimed the public option a fait accompli. Meanwhile, as Philip [...]

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I’m with Moe Lane. Let’s get Donald Berwick, President Obama’s nominee to run Medicare and Medicaid, in front of America to explain a few things. I look forward to putting Sir Donald under the glare of television cameras and inviting him to explain why he loves a system that is actively importing foreign doctors to cover [...]

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