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Virginia Defeats ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion — For Now…

 
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Virginia Defeats ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion — For Now…

Late last night, the General Assembly wrapped up its special session and finalized a budget — without ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion! You may recall McAuliffe tried to veto a provision prohibiting the Governor from unilaterally proceeding to expand Medicaid under ObamaCare, but Speaker Bill Howell ruled it out of order last night and cast the veto […]


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Ron Paul and the Liberty Movement have changed the discussion in Washington, D.C.

A potential showdown this fall over the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank (or, Ex-Im Bank) could be a bellwether of just how much Ron Paul and the Liberty Movement have changed the discussion in Washington, D.C. over the past six years. In a post titled “Welcome to Dave Brat’s America: Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy says […]


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Stockman Introduces: “Dog Ate My Tax Receipts Resolution”

Sometimes, outright mocking those in power or the powerful institutions for which they serve is the only way to bring attention to a grave injustice. Thank goodness then for Rep. Steve Stockman, who last week introduced what might be the most sarcastic, biting (pun intended) resolution of the 113th Congress, the “Dog Ate My Tax […]


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VA Governor McAuliffe Drunk on Power?

Following Governor McAuliffe’s press conference today where he announced he would use the line-item veto power to abolish the Medicaid  Innovation and Reform Commission (MIRC), so he could unilaterally pursue ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion in Virginia, it would seem McAuliffe is drunk on something stronger than Puerto Rican rum. The Governor’s actions and Attorney General’s “advice” are flat-out […]


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Ron Paul: Time for a Vote on Audit the Fed

This morning, Dr. Ron Paul sent a letter to Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy congratulating him on his election and urging him to schedule a vote on his former bill, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act, H.R. 24, or Audit the Fed, as it’s better known. Read the full letter below, then contact your representative and urge […]


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