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Vote Republican — and Save the Country

Saturday, November 30th, 2013 - by Arnold S. Trebach

An old liberal Democrat on why the American people must take to the voting booth in concerted and open outrage.

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Might ‘Nuclear Option’ Extend to Legislation as Well as Nominees?

Saturday, November 30th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

GOPs insist that further action against the filibuster — which can be achieved by a simple majority — places minority rights at further risk.

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Is the Game Lost?

Friday, November 29th, 2013 - by David Solway

The Islamic Volkswanderung is well on its way to completing its mission.

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Treasury Department’s Regulatory Overreach Expands

Friday, November 29th, 2013 - by Louise C. Bennetts

Insurance companies and investment firms now in their crosshairs.

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Driverless Cars? Not Anytime Soon, Auto Industry Officials Tell a Curious Congress

Friday, November 29th, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

One Dem worries that the extremely high-tech cars could put traditional auto mechanics out of work.

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The Power Struggle Between Putin and Medvedev

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 - by

A tense situation getting worse because of a souring economy.

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Gun-Control Supporters Say Momentum Quietly Building to Get a Bill Through

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Schumer: "We are going to pass background checks and then move on and do other things we have to do to get guns off the streets."

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Memphis Minivan Mom and Kids Flee Gun-Firing New Mexico Lawmen!

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

…And now, the rest of the story.

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Thoughts on Mom’s Arrival in Heaven, and Thanksgiving 2013

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

How high she has risen, and how far we have fallen.

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Reining in China Dropped in Biden’s Hands

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Biden "knows President Xi as well, or better, than probably any American and possibly virtually any leader," admin officials say while downplaying conflict.

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Iran Sets Milestone with Longest Held U.S. Hostage in History

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Just days after the Obama administration inked its agreement with the Islamic Republic, Bob Levinson passed Terry Anderson's 2,454 days in captivity.

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RIGGING THE FUTURE: Obamacare Creates 50 New State Databases With No Function Beyond Gathering Potential Voter Information, Real or Fraudulent

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 - by David Steinberg

It was never just a health care “fix”: A series of precise, brilliant, secretive, and illegal decisions by Obamacare authors led to the creation of 50 unbeatable election tools — and to nothing else. As you read, try to identify a rational explanation besides malevolence. (This is Part One of a two-part article.)

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PJTV’s Instavision: How Medicaid Fails the Poor (Video)

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 - by PJTV

Avik Roy of Forbes magazine joins Glenn Reynolds to discuss Medicaid, the federal health care program for the poor. Roy explains that most enrollments under Obamacare are in the Medicaid program, and that Medicaid is actually having a negative health impact. Hear more about the Obamacare debacle, and Roy’s new book, How Medicaid Fails the Poor on this edition of InstaVision.

PJTV subscribers click here to watch; an embeddable YouTube version of the above segment is also available.

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Two More Reasons Why ‘Obamacare Delenda Est!’

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Deadbeats get daylight, while even some of the well-off get forced into Medicaid.

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The Uninspirational End of Inspiration Mars

Monday, November 25th, 2013 - by Rand Simberg

Another attempt to escape low earth orbit reined in by an unneeded rocket.

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Obama’s Asia ‘Rebalancing’ Weighted Heavy in China’s Favor

Monday, November 25th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Before China seized airspace over the weekend, Congress learned how the PRC is rocketing toward military superiority and its new world order.

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The Bistromath Economy

Sunday, November 24th, 2013 - by Stephen Green

The numbers, they are awful.

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Leaving Fracking Up to the States: House Continues Energy Bill Bonanza

Sunday, November 24th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

"We must limit the federal government’s ability to slow down energy production on taxpayer owned federal land."

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The ‘Freeze’ That Wasn’t: U.S. Says There’s No Right to Enrich, Iran Says There Is

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Lawmakers say "cosmetic concessions" are useless without halting centrifuges, while Kerry claims "it will make our ally, Israel, safer."

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‘I Would Say the Website Is Either Hacked Already or Will Be Soon’

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Congress studies alarming scenarios surrounding the security -- or insecurity -- of the online healthcare exchange.

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The Fundamental Dishonesty of Obama and Obamacare

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

Millions of employees will lose their plans. Many of them will also lose their coverage.

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‘Close to Taking a Bad Deal with a Bad Regime’: Kerry Hops on Plane to Join Iran Talks

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Administration fast-track comes as they know Congress can override a veto of sanctions legislation; Iran says U.S. isn't at the driver's wheel anymore.

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The Real Beneficiaries and Victims of Obamacare

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 - by Jean Kaufman

There's more to who ends up a winner or loser with Obamacare than who pays less or more.

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UN Climate Delegates Failing Everyone, Developed and Developing Alike

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 - by Tom Harris and Dr. Madhav Khandekar

They made huge financial promises to poor countries, which are now demanding follow-through.

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How Obamacare Threatens to Cut into the Classroom

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

GOPs warn that the 30-hour threshold will force schools to cut jobs, scrap programs, and incur greater costs.

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