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With Obama’s Reelection, Business Investment Falls off a Cliff

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 1:20 pm   /   Elections, Politics

The article in the Wall Street Journal begins, “U.S. companies are scaling back investment plans at the fastest pace since the recession, signaling more trouble for the economic recovery.” But why? The U.S. election settled the question of who will be president for the next four years? Shouldn’t that have eased uncertainty? Not really: Corporate […]

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Why ObamaCare Is Still No Sure Thing

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 4:59 am   /   Elections, Politics

“President Obama won re-election and Democrats maintained control of the Senate this month, but the states hold the future of ObamaCare in their hands. Knowing the harm the law would do to their citizens, to the economy and to American health care, governors should refuse to become its enablers.”  — JAMES C. CAPRETTA AND YUVAL LEVIN We […]

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Florida restaurant owner says he’ll add Obamacare ‘surcharge’

Posted: November 20, 2012 at 10:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

ICYMI, from a few days ago in Politico . . . First Papa John’s. Then Red Lobster. Now this: the Obamacare surcharge. John Metz, a restaurant franchisor who operates 48 locations of Hurricane Grill & Wings, several dozen Denny’s locations and a few Dairy Queens, told The Huffington Post Thursday that he’d join the growing […]

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Reasons to oppose an “Obamacare” exchange in Arizona

Posted: November 19, 2012 at 8:30 am   /   Elections, Politics

If Arizona creates an “Obamacare” exchange, nothing will get better . . . but several things will get worse. Taxes Many Arizona businesses will have to pay a $2,000 penalty tax for each worker. Arizona families may be subjected to taxes of $2,000 per year or more. (If Arizona does not create an exchange, businesses […]

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Two reasons why business leaders should oppose an ObamaCare Exchange in Arizona

Posted: November 16, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

To Arizona business owners: Supporters of the idea of establishing a state exchange for the implementation of Obamacare (PPACA) in Arizona—many of them found in the ranks of hospitals, large insurance agencies, and other entities who stand to benefit from massive subsidies from the law—are floating some highly misleading arguments. In fact, they have many […]

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Regulation-palooza: Administration proposes 68 new regulations a day

Posted: November 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm   /   Elections, Politics

How much of this can any economy take? It’s Friday morning, and so far today, the Obama administration has posted 165 new regulations and notifications on its reguations.gov website. In the past 90 days, it has posted 6,125 regulations and notices – an average of 68 a day. The website allows visitors to find and […]

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Obama Is More Like Bush Than Clinton

Posted: November 2, 2012 at 11:06 am   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

In all the worst ways . . . If there has been one constant over the last four years, it has been Barack Obama blaming George Bush for his woes and the nation’s struggles. From the economy to America’s supposed “diminished standing in the world,” nothing is ever Obama’s fault. It’s all just a mess […]

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Sick . . . no appeal? It’s Obamacare!

Posted: October 23, 2012 at 2:40 pm   /   Elections, Politics

By Sharon Sebastian Where will you turn? Your seriously ill child is in need of an expensive medical procedure that has a low-percentage chance to save his life. Does his life warrant an available, but “costly” cure? Under Obamacare you must get in line to ask a government number-cruncher, a bureaucrat, to decide. If the answer […]

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Black American Doctor Fights for Patients from the Operating Room to Capitol Hill

Posted: October 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Politics

By Marilyn M. Singleton, M.D., J.D. http://www.aapsonline.org/ I was born to be a physician. My grandfather was one of two black students in the 1911 graduating class of Starling Ohio Medical College. He dedicated his life to medicine and helping the low-income folks of Lima, Ohio. My father became an Army Air Force flight surgeon […]

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