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Obama's Own HillaryCare
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Obama's Own HillaryCare

Townhall's Amanda Carpenter details Senator Barack Obama's plan for universal health care that he laid out on the heels of Hillary Clinton's universal health care announcement last week. Obama's plan, which would be implemented by the end of his first term, would pay for the cost of those added into his system by rolling back the Bush tax cuts. FreedomWorks Chief Economist Wayne Brough was quoted for the article on the perils of increasing government control of the health care system:

05/29/2007
Obama's HillaryCare
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Obama's HillaryCare

BY Amanda Carpenter

On the heels of Hillary Clinton’s speech on universal health care last week, Barack Obama promised he would provide health insurance to every American by the end of his first term as President today. Like Hillary, Obama supports seizing the Bush tax cuts to pay for his plan and forcing insurance providers to enroll high-risk clients.

05/29/2007
Unfunded Promises, Unsustainable Spending
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Unfunded Promises, Unsustainable Spending

A recent article in USA Today detailed how the federal government "hides" billions of dollars of its debt by refusing to apply modern accounting practices. According to the article "Rules 'hiding' trillions in debt," by Dennis Cauchon, the "official" debt accrued by the federal government in 2006 was $248 billion, a great improvement upon the actual $1.3 trillion debt, ($1

05/28/2007
Movements, Campaigns & Parties
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Movements, Campaigns & Parties

BY Patrick Ruffini

Soren Dayton calls me out in response to my post on different modes of activism (movement vs. campaign). He thinks I lean very heavily to the campaign-centric view prevalent in the GOP these days (use the campaign to win the election, not build a long-term movement). The online left is a movement to reinvent and renew the Democratic party. The question for the GOP is whether we need something similar. A newly organized coalition, etc. I think that the answer is “yes.” Perhaps Patrick disagrees with me?

05/27/2007
Hillary Unleashes Health Care
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Hillary Unleashes Health Care

With Barack Obama set to unveil his health care plan for his presidential campaign tomorrow, Hillary Clinton has chosen to unveil hers today so as not to be outdone by her competitor.

05/24/2007
Gas Price Panderers
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Gas Price Panderers

It is becoming a yearly tradition. Summer vacations cause an increase in driving and the gas supply can't keep up with the demand, leading to higher gas prices. Then Congress gives in to their constituents complaining about gas prices and legislates price controls by enacting ineffectual price gouging legislation. The current bill, which recently passed the House, comes down hard on those who sell fuel at "unconscionably excessive" prices while doing little to solve our energy problems.

05/24/2007
Tax Hikes on the Horizon
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Tax Hikes on the Horizon

Opinion Journal's Pete DuPont sees taxes as the single most important issue leading up to the 2008 presidential elections. While most Republican candidates seek an extension of President Bush's 2003 tax cuts, the major Democratic candidates are pushing for tax hikes on income, an increase in the alternative minimum tax rate and a rate increase on capital gains and dividends. This despite CBO reports of 8 million news jobs created and a 3.3% yearly GDP growth since the tax cuts were enacted.

05/24/2007
Sunshine on Committees
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Sunshine on Committees

The Republican Study Committee is proposing legislation that would bring more transparency to committee votes so that constituents can see how their member votes in committee. Mark-ups in committee are notoroiously hard for the public to find and is often how pork and earmarks are slipped into bills. Republican Leader John Boehner, Republican Whip Roy Blunt, and Deputy Republican Whip Eric Cantor are all co-sponsors, along with 72 other members who have joined on.

05/24/2007
FreedomWorks Sends Coalition Letter on Texas TIF Tax
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FreedomWorks Sends Coalition Letter on Texas TIF Tax

Download a .pdf of the complete signed letter. May 22, 2007The Honorable Senator Steve OgdenTexas SenateP.O. Box 12068Austin, TX 78711-2068 SUBJECT: TIF TAX – END IT, DON’T SPEND IT. Dear Senator Ogden: On behalf of our organizations and the nearly 17 million Texas wireless customers, thank you for voting for passage of House Bill 735 to eliminate the  Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund (TIF) tax in the Senate Finance Committee!

05/23/2007
Key Vote NO on HR 1252, The Federal Price Gouging Protection Act
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Key Vote NO on HR 1252, The Federal Price Gouging Protection Act

On behalf of nearly 850,000 FreedomWorks members nationwide, I respectfully urge you to VOTE NO on H.R. 1252, the Federal Price Gouging Protection Act sponsored by Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI). This legislation would make it a federal crime to sell crude oil, gas, natural gas or petroleum at a price that is “unconscionably excessive” or “takes unfair advantage” of unordinary market conditions. This legislation mandates severe fines for any violations including market manipulation, false price reporting and unconscionable prices.

05/23/2007

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