Poll: 1 in 3 Independent and Republican voters see the government as an “enemy”

Many people see the federal government as not reflecting their views at all. Some see the unending expansion of the state into every nook and cranny of life, and the gaming of the government by powerful corporate and political interests, as a real threat. Indeed that our massive government is encroaching on the things many Americans hold particularly dear, independence, for some – faith, economic liberty, liberty generally, privacy, and so on.

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HHS: Bailing out Obamacare insurers an ‘obligation’ of the federal government (That means you and me)

Well, there you go. We warned about this a month ago. Obamacare is a failed plan and it will fail more. But people will try to have the taxpayers pay for this disaster, Obamacare, aka Obama’s Iraq War. One month ago we said;

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In major blow to Obamacare UnitedHealth looks to leave the system

Shocking that such a simple system is failing so badly.

Obamacare has been collapsing for a while. Actually pretty much since it started. A bunch of the state co-ops are dead. More are readying themselves for the grave. And now even the crony partners are starting to abandon the scheme. Indeed repeal may not even be necessary. Ironically the Obamacare experiment may long stand as a testament to one of pro-market economist FA Hayek’s key insights, The Pretense of Knowledge.

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VA secretary defends millions in bonus awards

The VA system is what a single payer health system would look like. Massive inefficiency. People dying who don’t have to die. Long waits for people already in pain. And, to be sure, crony capitalist bureaucrats gaming the system to their advantage at every turn.

In government there is no accountability as the ongoing VA debacles show.

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“Organizer” of “Million Student March” has NO CLUE how free college, $15 college min wages, and forgiveness of her debt will be paid for (Video)

“If you’re walking ’round think’n that the world owes you something ’cause you’re here
You goin’ out the world backwards like you did when you first come here yeah”

-The Staple Singers, Respect Yourself

This is the idiocy we are dealing with. Some think that if they are just earnest enough, “progressive” enough, willfully ignorant enough, that supply and demand (you know, economic reality) will no longer apply.

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Washington Post: Obama administration lawlessness: the top five

There was a time when I wanted to like Obama. I knew it was unlikely that I’d ever agree with him on much, but I wanted to be able to think the best of him.

That was a long time ago now.

By the way, I can think of dozens of other examples. Many of them are archived on this website.

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National Review Says: Obamacare Is Dead

It’s a bold statement, but basically it’s a correct one. The co-ops are falling apart. Many are already bust. People are losing their health insurance because of these blow ups. Still others can’t afford to sign up in the first place.

Add that it turns out you can’t keep your doctor. Turns out Obamacare doesn’t save money for most families. Turns out it does cost the country massive sums. No wonder it’s basically kaput. Repeal of Obamacare may not even be necessary.

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Scarborough Interviews Charles Koch: We Want The Government To Stop Picking Winners and Losers

I am pleased to see Charles Koch fighting back and explaining himself personally. I think that in many regards the principles Charles Koch stands for are the principals most Americans stand for. Sorry, but Harry Reid and the DNC aren’t the good guys in this squabble.

Some believe that the attention paid the Kochs is right out of the Alinskyite playbook. That is, identify (and if need be create) a political target. Focus fire on that target.

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