The Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics at the National Right to Life released a report on Thursday that warns that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) will not allow consumers to spend what they choose on their own health care, including access to life-saving treatments.
As the March 31, 2014 deadline approaches for open enrollment in the insurance exchanges established by Obamacare, the report, “The Affordable Care Act and Health Care Access in the United States” analyzed four key policy areas of Obamacare and concluded that Obamacare would drastically limit access to life-saving medical treatment under the law. Continue reading →
The Center for Security Policy on Tuesday sent notice through email communications that they are pursuing and petitioning the removal of American Conservative Union (ACU) members, Grover Norquist and Suhail Khan, due to their influence from the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist causes.
On February 11, 2014, ten influential national security practitioners sent a letter to American Conservative Union board member Cleta Mitchell, urging her and her colleagues to take action against Grover Norquist and Suhail Khan, two ACU members who have influenced operations against conservatives, for several years, on behalf of the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist causes. Continue reading →
They say you can’t take it with you, but Leonard Smith proved that you can. When the World War II veteran died last November at age 86, his family published an obituary for him that contained an unusual request of those wishing to pay their respects to his memory:
Leonard Smith hated pointless bureaucracy, thoughtless inefficiency and bad ideas born of good intentions. He loved his wife, admired and respected his children and liked just about every dog he ever met. He will be greatly missed by those he loved and those who loved him. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you cancel your subscription to The New York Times. [Emphasis added]
After being burned by his nomination of Debo Adegbile to head up the civil rights division at the Department of Justice, President Obama has jumped right back into the fray with another radical nominee, this time for Surgeon General.
But what makes Vivek Hallegere Murthy such a controversial choice for the post is not what you might expect. It’s not that he is a champion of late-term abortions (though he probably is) or believes in fully government-subsidized sex reassignment surgeries (though he probably does).
“Any discussion about the future of Ukraine must include the legitimate government of Ukraine. In 2014, we are well beyond the days when borders can be redrawn over the heads of democratic leaders.” – Barack HUSSEIN Obama
Bloviations…bloviations and NOTHING more for words are cheap when NOT backed up by action…military action…period.
And while Obama bloviates on and on it appears, at least on the surface, that Crimea does want to become part of Russia, with Russia saying it would welcome Crimea with open arms, especially since 60% of Crimea’s population are ethnic Russians. But Ukraine and the U.S. are poo-pooing the fact that on March 16th, Crimea will hold a referendum on whether to join Russia or remain part of Ukraine, with a ballot in Russian, Ukrainian, and Crimean Tatar that reads in part, “Are you for the reaffirmation of the constitution of the Crimean Republic of 1992 and for Crimea’s status as part of Ukraine?”
The last thing 23-year-old Kyle Rogers remembers before losing consciousness last Sunday was leaving a bar in SoHo and walking north on the Bowery. It was around 2:30 in the morning as he set out. The next thing he knew, he was in an ambulance, in pain and on his way to Bellevue Hospital.
What had happened in the intervening period was revealed by surveillance video that showed a young black man running up behind Rogers and sucker-punching him. It was the latest instance of the “knockout game.”
“Ladies and gentlemen, seeking the truth is the obligation of this committee. I can see no point in going further.” – Darrel Issa after Lois Lerner refused to answer his questions for the second time.
House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa should NOT have adjourned Wednesday’s hearing after former IRS official Lois Lerner repeatedly refused to answer questions about the IRS targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status…that is NOT before he called for her immediate arrest for obstruction of justice after she, for the second time, pleaded ‘the Fifth’ to questions about her role in the scandal.
“On the advice of my counsel, I respectfully exercise my Fifth Amendment right and decline to answer that question,” Lois Lerner regurgitated over and over as she pleading ‘the Fifth’ to every one of Issa’s questions. Pleaded ‘the Fifth’…I thought this administration..of which Lerner is part…was supposed to be the most transparent administration in history…transparency my eye as this group of miscreants knows NOTHING but LIES and covered-ups all while Obama continues to bloviate about transparency Continue reading →
Illinois activist Valinda Rowe says gun-free zones are “killing zones.”
By Dave Workman
After tragedies at Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora and Sandy Hook, and so many other attacks that have claimed defenseless lives, it would seem that anybody with good sense would acknowledge that so-called “gun-free zones” have not worked.
In the Illinois capitol of Springfield, where on Wednesday an estimated 3,000 gun rights activists gathered for their annual IGOLD march and lobbying day, veteran gun rights activist Valinda Rowe with Illinois Carry put it rather bluntly: gun free zones are “killing zones.”
In the far reaches of upstate New York, two Republicans are seeking the 21st congressional district seat of Democrat Bill Owens, who is retiring according to a January report from the Daily Kos. Owens is serving his third term in Congress after originally being elected in 2008. Joe Gilbert, a retired army veteran and Tea Party conservative, will face off against Elise Stefanik, a businesswoman
Joe Gilbert was born in Ogdensburg, N.Y. in 1966 and joined the army reserves at 18 while he was still in high school. After an abortive attempt at Potsdam State University, he joined the active duty army. In 1987, he began his military career in Germany guarding the strategic Fulda Gap opposite a Cold War Soviet army. During this time, Gilbert says he “caught glimpses of the misery and poverty that resulted from an all-powerful government on the other side.” At the same time, Gilbert began studying college courses. He earned degrees from the University of Phoenix and the University of Maryland and was selected to attend Officer Candidate School. Gilbert specialized in military intelligence and after 9/11 served three tours in Iraq.