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Personal Freedom and Prosperity 110: The Rule of LawA Predictable and Stable Legal Order"The Law rests upon known, general principles applicable on equal terms to all persons. It follows that the Law is superior to, and thus binds, the government and all its officials.”- Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States
The Top Ten Bad Votes of Rep. Pete Sessions1. Pete Sessions Voted for the Wall Street Bailout (T.A.R.P.) Rep. Sessions voted for the over $700 billion bailout of Wall Street, leaving taxpayers to pay for the big banks’ bad decisions. He voted for both the original bailout plan (2008, Roll Call Vote 674), which failed, and then a second time to pass it (RCV 681).2. Pete Sessions Voted for the Ineffective “Super Committee” Debt Hike
By imposing a minimum amount of insurance coverage, Obamacare limits the freedom of Americans to make their own choices. The government "minimum essential benefits" is denying health insurance to many who would like to have it. That's always the case with government minimums: they hurt those on the bottom the most.
FreedomCast - The Filibuster: Over 200 Years of History Changed for Short Sighted Gain
On today’s edition of the FreedomCast, Dean Clancy joins me to discuss the historical changes made in the filibuster rules of the Senate, how this may impact legislative fights going forward, and whether or not the Republicans can capitalize on the ObamaCare failures and the latest attempts by the Democrats to rig t
The Ramifications of the Nuclear Option Explained - By Democrats
On today’s edition of the FreedomCast, Deneen Borelli joins me to discuss the backlash against Oprah Winfrey’s recent racial comments, the DOJ and their case against the Louisiana voucher program and how ObamaCare is destroying health care options for some historically black universities.
NH Republicans Betray Party Platform with Medicaid Expansion Plan
On Thursday, New Hampshire legislators are scheduled to vote on a proposal to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Conservative Republicans in several state governments have led the charge to opt out of implementing Medicaid expansion due to the increased costs state budgets will be forced to adopt. However, the New Hampshire GOP establishment has crafted a plan that invites crony capitalism and will force New Hampshire to adopt revenue-increasing mechanisms, such as a state income tax, to pay for the implementation of Medicaid expansion.
Testimonials Reveal Even More Serious ObamaCare Failures
Recent testimony before Congress has revealed that more than six weeks after launch, the administration is not ready to perform key operations of Obamacare. The backend payment system for delivering subsidies to insurers has not yet been built. There is no way for any of them to pretend they didn't know it wasn't ready.
Letter of Support for the ObamaCare Bailout Prevention Act, S. 1726
[FreedomWorks has also endorsed the House companion bill by Rep. Tim Griffin, HERE]As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your senators today and urge them to support S. 1726, the “ObamaCare Taxpayer Bailout Prevention Act”. Sponsored by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), this bill would simply eliminate the section of ObamaCare that provides for taxpayer bailouts of health insurance companies.