President Obama's public stance that the FCC should reclassify broadband internet services as a Title II "common carrier" under the current Telecommunications Act carries many ramifications, but one is undeniable: there's going to be a hidden tax hike, and it's going to be paid for by consumers. read more
For his final act (as of today, anyway), Gruber salutes the late Senator Ted Kennedy for finding clever ways to rip off the American taxpayer (yes, he used the words "rip off") to the tune of $400 million a year, to keep ObamaCare v1.0 afloat in Massachusetts. Who are we supposed to rip off to get the money to keep this shell game floating now that it's a federal program? read more
HENRY: Didn't the president promise unprecedented transparency?Why would one of the architects of the law [MIT economist Jonathan Gruber] suggest that you were misleading people?
EARNEST:Well, I'm not sure, frankly, Ed. The fact of the matter is the process associated with writing and passing and implementing the Affordable Care Act has been extraordinarily transparent. We all sat through many town hall meetings and discussions where this piece of legislation was vigorously debated by people on both sides. There was even a meeting that the president convened at Blair House with Republicans to discuss this policy proposal .It was, as you know, broadcast by C-SPAN.
The Republican National Committee (RNC) is hitting Hillary Clinton over her travel expenses, the latest in its campaign to make the potential 2016 contender appear out of touch with voters.
The RNC sent an email on Tuesday titled "High-flying Hillary," which highlights a report by BuzzFeed on Bill and Hillary Clinton's election-year travel. The report found that Democratic candidates spent at least $699,000 this year to fly the Clintons on private jets to campaign events, according to financial filings. read more
The Obama agenda must be thwarted; reckless spending must be stopped, the Constitution must be upheld, Planned Parenthood must be de-funded, families must be strengthened, marriage must be protected, ObamaCare must be repealed and replaced, Common Core must be eliminated, and the borders must be secured and laws enforced. read more