Obama Wins Election!

This is what I see on the day before the election. Romney simply hasn’t got the electoral votes to wins unless the polls are completely wrong. Yes, they have been wrong in the past, but both Pew and Rasmussen, the most reliable pollsters, put Obama ahead. The result will be the “same ole’” thing: Republicans [...]

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Will Ryan Make Any Difference?

COMMENTARY

This comment comes from Cato’s Dan Mitchell. He makes some very good points about Ryan. History shows that VPs don’t have much influence in the president’s cabinet, the exception being Dick Cheney in the W. Bush cabinet. The positive is that Ryan is a strong advocate of policies to reform [...]

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Obamacare: You Can’t Fool All Of The People All Of The Time

 This survey from Gallup on the economic impact of  Obamacare came out after the Supreme Court ruling upholding its constitutionality:

Americans are more likely to say the 2010 healthcare law upheld by the Supreme Court last week will hurt the national economy (46%) rather than help it (37%), while 18% say they don’t know or [...]

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SCOTUS: More On Roberts’ ‘Switch In Time’

Apparently I was not too far off in my speculation the other day that Chief Justice Roberts (now holed up in Malta), may have switched his vote to protect the Court from political controversy.  A CBS report says that:

Unprecedented leaks of behind-the-scenes information at the US Supreme Court are raising questions about whether the threat of [...]

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From Omid: Healthcare Explained!

More from the mind of Omid Malekan whose clever cartoons have become wildly popular on YouTube. This time he takes on health care and Obamacare. Enjoy!

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Government And Health Care: Everything You Always Wanted To Know

The Mises Institute put together this reading and viewing list of articles and lectures they have done on the subject of the government’s interference in the market for health services. This is not a subject I write about very often so this should cover the topic nicely. My only comment: there is not one government [...]

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It Ain’t Necessarily So

This snarky postcard from Someecards has the right touch …

… but, this is not true. If they can force you to buy health insurance, they can prevent you from smoking (penalty=tax), they can limit your intake of sugared drinks, they already prohibit your use of recreational drugs, and they can nag you into [...]

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The Constitution Is What They Make It

UPDATED

“You are free to not eat broccoli, but if you don’t the government will impose a penalty on you. This penalty is really just a tax and since the government has the power to tax for all sorts of reasons, they can tax you if you don’t eat broccoli.”

This [...]

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Obama Threatens Supreme Court

If you think President Obama is perhaps a misguided but well-meaning liberal who thinks he is doing the right thing, then you would be wrong. He is like most leftists who are more interested in power than their social agenda because they need power to implement their radical goals. Eventually power becomes the goal rather than their agenda. [...]

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Obamacare: Most Important Case in 50 Years

This interview of the Pacific Legal Foundation’s Timothy Sandefur gives an excellent review of the issues at hand in Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida. This is from Reason.tv.

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They Can Force You To Buy Broccoli

The case of Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida is one of the most important cases to ever come to the US Supreme Court. If the government wins, it can force you to do anything it wishes. Today’s arguments in this case do not exaggerate the threat.

We have not had a true [...]

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