Yes, Obamacare Is Romneycare


Farewell, Mitt.
As they cast the 216th vote last night, Nancy Pelosi and her minions also smashed Mitt Romney’s presidential ambitions. There is literally no substantial difference between Obamacare and Romneycare. The fundamentals are exactly the same: an individual mandate is placed upon all citizens to purchase health insurance, with subsidies handed out to those in [...]

Democrats Drop Deem and Pass. Good News or Bad News?


This is breaking news: Democrats in Congress have abandoned deem and pass (or the slaughter house rule). After thinking about it for a while, I realized that my initial reaction may have been wrong. As Ed Morrissey explains at Hot Air:
If anyone wonders which it is, Major Garrett of Fox News helpfully tweeted that he [...]

John Murtha dies at 77 – POLITICO.com


Rep. John Murtha, a Vietnam veteran who became one of the most powerful members of the House serving four decades representing western Pennsylvania, has died at 77.Murtha was the longest serving member of the Pennsylvania delegation — a milestone he passed just this past Saturday. He had been hospitalized in recent weeks with a gall […]

State of the Union: Lame Duck Rising


Even Obama, Biden and Pelosi seemed bored during the State of the Union Address. Obama couldn’t even gin up enough energy to discuss “Gitmo”. But it does not matter what he said. It’s all over for his presidency.

The Democrat Party now understands just how bad they blew it in 2009. This is good for the [...]

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Scott Brown’s Victory: Grandiosity Takes it on the Chin


“I mean in a way Obama is standing above the country, above—-above the world, he’s sort of God” (Evan Thomas, Newsweek)
When the Intrade betting line was 83-17 in favor of Scott Brown, (at 3 pm Tuesday), I was still suspicious. Democrats outnumber Republicans 3-1 in Massachusetts. But the simple message of Scott Brown did prevail. [...]

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Dave Barry’s year in review: 2009 – MiamiHerald.com


It was a year of Hope — at first in the sense of “I feel hopeful!” and later in the sense of “I hope this year ends soon!”It was also a year of Change, especially in Washington, where the tired old hacks of yesteryear finally yielded the reins of power to a group of fresh, […]

The Death Of Moderate Democrats – by Dick Morris


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How Parker Griffith’s Party switch illustrates the Achilles’ Heel of the Democratic regime.

NewsReal Sunday: Oops, Democrats Admitting Abortion Will Be Taxpayer Funded


Pelosi and Sebelius have let it slip that abortions will be payed for by the American taxpayer in new health care reform.

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Paul Howard: Obamacare’s gift to all: More regulation, more debt, more taxes – Washington Examiner


Democrats are spending trillions on a Christmas present that a majority of Americans don’t want: health care legislation loaded with more debt, more taxes, and more regulations. Like your Aunt Phyllis’ fruitcake, it’s on the way and there’s nothing you can do to stop it. >>It’s easier to believe in Santa Claus and flying reindeer […]

What was Obama’s Worst Decision of 2009? Presenting the Non-Sequitur Policy of the Year Award


Special Report’s lead story Wednesday evening was the remarkable saga that is now called “Gitmo.” my nominee for the first annual “Non-Sequitur Policy of the Year” award (NSPY, pronounced “nespy”, rhyming with ESPN’s ESPY award). Not a very catchy title, perhaps, but appropriately utilitarian in form and function. This first annual [...]

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