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America loves Obamacare…because we are forced to

 
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America loves Obamacare…because we are forced to

Next time some Obamacare apologists brags about the high enrollment rates under Obamacare, ask them if they have seen the latest  poll results from Enroll America, a pro-Obamacare organization with links to the administration. The poll asked Obamacare enrollees why they enrolled in Obamacare. Thirty-six percent of respondents said they enrolled because “It’s the law,” […]


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Small steps toward cutting waste in NDAA

Several weeks ago, Campaign for Liberty joined a broad coalition of organizations on a letter to Congress supporting a group  of  National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendments to cut spending on unnecessary and wasteful projects and increase fiscal discipline and transparency. Not only did most of these amendments pass, they passed as part of “en bloc” […]


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Want to get fit in DC? Prepare to pay higher taxes

Most people understand that exercise is a good thing. Most people also understand that a good way to discourage people from engaging in an activity is to tax it. So therefore, one would think that elected officials would be reluctant to tax exercise… right? WRONG, at least in the nation’s capital. The Washington, DC city […]


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IRS abuses: It did not start with the Tea Party

Those who think that the IRS’s targeting of political organizations is a new phenomenon should read James Bovard’s “The Sordid History of IRS Political Abuse.” Bovard goes through the IRS’s sordid history of targeting political opponents of the current administration, a history that dates backs to the agency’s founding: The IRS has a long history of […]


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Senate Assaults First Amendment

Today, the United States Senate had a hearing with the Orwellian title “Examining a Constitutional Amendment to Restore Democracy to the American People.” The hearing should have been called “Examining a proposal to deny First Amendment Rights to people and organizations that we do not like.” The subject of the hearing was a proposed constitutional […]


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