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The recent spate of scandals involving the federal government should not surprise anyone. While it's important that bad actors in government be held to account, the system corrupts even the best people. If all that comes of this exposed corruption is the firing of a few public employees, nothing will change, and those seeking power over their fellow man will be emboldened.
Doctor Drops Insurance and His Prices While Empowering His Patients
Much has been written, especially lately about the failures of Obamacare, as well as major problems in our health care system in general. Maybe it's time to go back to what used to work, and would still work if allowed.
5 Reasons Why the IRS Scandal Will Haunt Democrats in 2014
FreedomWorks is currently working with parents, teachers and activists across the country to educate citizens on the dangers of Common Core, as well as give them the tools to stop Common Core in their state.
The FreedomCast - Episode 40 - Jim Geraghty and the Obama Administration Scandals
On today’s edition of the FreedomCast, Jim Geraghty of the National Review Online joins me to discuss the Obama Administration’s scandals, the coming reformation of the Republican party, and how Congress hides the really insidious violations of your liberty in gigantic pieces of legislation.
President Obama has not been having a very good month. Between the Benghazi hearings, the IRS scandal, the DOJ getting caught snooping into media phone records, and the NLRB smackdown, he really needs his friends. Usually, when Obama needs friends, he would turn to the unions. Too bad they’re not very happy with him lately, either.
Fiscal Conservatives vs. GOP Establishment on Debt Ceiling
Big spending politicians in Washington consider the debt ceiling limit to be pesky and annoying. They despise the legislative restriction on the amount of national debt that can be issued by the Treasury. Instead, they would rather spend to their hearts' (and lobbyists’) content and not be subjected to debates on whether raising the amount of money that the U.S. can legally borrow is destructive to the nation’s financial stability. (Hint: a nation $16.7 trillion in debt is not sustainable).
Illinois Should Not Expand Its Medicaid Industrial Complex
Illinois, like other states, is considering expanding its Medicaid program as envisioned under Obamacare. Doing so takes money that America doesn't have to provide bad health insurance to young, healthy people who don't need it, for the benefit of the people with the best lobbyists.
Portland Liberals Reject Fluoridated Water On Libertarian Grounds
Many of us Oregonians never expected this, but last week a coalition of Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Constitutionalists, Pacific Greens, Independents and even Pirate Party members (yes, a real political party in Oregon) came together to reject a statist mandate to add fluoride to our pristine mountain water. And the vote wasn't even close: