So, just who won with the Affordable Care Act?

With any legislation, there will be winners and losers, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is no exception. We already know who lost: people who already had health insurance lost, as they’ve seen their insurance rates skyrocket while being required to pay for coverage that they do not need. But who won? From …

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In the end, the Democrats want to take business decisions for businesses

From The Wall Street Journal: Clinton: Companies Fined for Wrongdoing Should Cut Executive Bonuses In wide-ranging Facebook forum, Democratic frontrunner also proposed boosting whistleblower rewards By Laura Meckler | July 20, 2015 6:26 p.m. ET Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner for president, said Monday that when corporations pay government fines for wrongdoing, the companies should …

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The Keystone XL Pipeline, now running through Pennsylvania!

Well, not exactly the Keystone XL pipeline, but it’s what happens when the environmentalists and President Barack Hussein Obama blocked the real thing. We have noted previously that the oil companies weren’t waiting for the pipeline to be approved, but were going ahead to supply the oil that a modern industrialized society needs, moving oil …

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Karmic Justice!

From The American Thinker: Exec who mocked Chick-Fil-A now on food stamps By Ethel C. Fenig | March 28, 2015 My, what a difference two and a half years and a nasty, self righteous video by a nasty, self righteous man make.  In the summer of 2012, an individual who could only accept diversity, pluralism …

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The most Pyrrhic of victories (Part 2)

As we noted in The most Pyrrhic of victories, the Senate Democrats defeated a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline last November, when some of them hoped that hey could save the seat of then-Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) in her run-off election. Whether authorization would have enabled her to save her seat is doubtful, …

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Economics 101: Profits = Revenue – Expenses, and taxes are an expense

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Not always sunny: Wolf slams visit by Florida governor by Amy Worden, Philadelphia Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau | Last updated: Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:08 AM | Posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 6:58 PM HARRISBURG – Florida Gov. Rick Scott is headed to Philadelphia on Monday – but he’s not coming north …

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We told you so! Another business is closing due to minimum wage increases.

From Twitter: San Francisco libs reap what they sow: Beloved bookstore closes thanks to mandatory minimum wage increase ==> http://t.co/cDl4iqGTDN — Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) February 3, 2015   And the story: Borderlands Books in SF announces closure, cites minimum wage increase By Michael Barba When San Francisco voters approved a minimum wage increase in the …

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Barack Obama, Loretta Lynch and the right to work

We may consider it to be an axiom: if President Obama nominates someone for an important federal position, that someone should never, ever be given a position of responsibility. Attorney General Nominee Defends Obama Immigration Changes WASHINGTON — Jan 28, 2015, 9:01 PM ET | By ERICA WERNER and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press Confronting skeptical …

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Unable to be a halfway decent President, Barack Hussein Obama reverts to what he does best: campaign.

The tasks of running for President and actually being a good President are two very different things, and Barack Obama has shown us, very clearly, that being very good at the former doesn’t mean that a person will be any good at the latter. From The Wall Street Journal: Obama to Propose Tax Increases on …

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I is smarter than a Harvard professor!

Or maybe I’m just not as big a hypocrite! Your Editor has stated, on numerous occasions, that we can’t add 30 or 40 or 50 million people who couldn’t pay for insurance themselves to the insurance rolls without either increasing costs or decreasing services, or both.  All of those statements were on the old Common …

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