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With the President of the United States visiting the conference on climate change in Copenhagen, some foreign leaders have used the opportunity to chastise America for the "sins" of capitalism. Addressing climate delegates, Bolivian President Evo Morales stated:The real cause of climate change is the capitalist system.
What Does Government "Competition" Really Look Like?
Earlier today, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) released a list of 222 economists who believe that getting federal spending under control is the only way to create jobs and return America to economic prosperity. Contrary to President Obama and his supporters, these economists believe that additional stimulus spending
Dems. hand big win to PhRMA at the expense of taxpayers
Last night, the Senate voted on four amendments to Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) healthcare takeover bill. One such amendment, brought forth by Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND), would have allowed for the importation of FDA approved drugs from other countries. Because medications are less expensive in foreign nations, allowing for their imp
FreedomWorks joined with thousands of others yesterday to protest the government takeover of healthcare. Starting in the morning, many groups tried to get a face-to-face visit with their Senator after traveling all this way, taking time off from work, and getting here on their own dime. A major frustration among the grassroots has been the way it feels like our leaders aren't listening. Yesterday proved to be no different as in office after office, visitors were pawned off on staff members or encouraged to just leave a comment or write a letter.
Obama Administration actuary concludes that Reid bill will lead to skyrocketing healthcare costs
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Chief Actuary Rick Foster recently released a report that analyzes the latest version of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) healthcare takeover bill. Among other things, the analysis found that under http://democrats.senate.gov/reform/patient-protection-affordable-care-act
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On behalf of hundreds of thousands of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to VOTE YES on the Amendment to the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009” proposed by Senator Mike Crapo (R-Id.).
Upcoming Events to Protest Government Takeover of Healthcare
This weekend, Republican leaders in Virginia's 5th Congressional District voted 19-13 in favor of an open primary to determine their party's 2010 challenger to incumbent Tom Perriello.From Tertium Quids:This is a short-term win for Sen. Robert Hurt, the only one of a gaggle of candidates who favored a primary.