February 13, 2010
In yet another act of “unprecedented transparency”1, the Democrats have driven a bill through Congress that has now been signed by Obama (D) to raise the Congressional Credit Card limit to a staggering $14.294 TRILLION without the benefit of CSPAN capturing a single second of the closed door discussions.2 The vote in the Senate was […]
December 2, 2009
Michael F. Cannon of the CATO Institute1 has provided some interesting metrics for estimating the real cost of ObamaCare.Movie Carol (2015) The issue is that while the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) evaluates the cost of ObamaCare at some $1 trillion, give or take, it is restricting itself to the impact to the Federal budget, and […]
November 10, 2009
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November 8, 2009
Pelosi on November 7, 2009 This is the day that Madam Speaker will likely cherish for years to come. Against many odds she was able to pass the healthcare act that some were saying might be delayed into next year, or might not be passed at all. It’s a significant achievement, even in a setting […]