New Poll Doesn’t Actually Prove Term “Affordable Care Act” Hurts Support for Medicaid Expansion

By: Monday September 15, 2014 8:54 am

Morning Consult claims a new poll of theirs proves that simply adding the name “Affordable Care Act” makes Medicaid expansion noticeably less popular, but that conclusion can’t actually be reached from the questions they used. From Morning Consult: Three little words is all it takes to change voters’ minds about Medicaid expansion. Morning Consult polling shows [...]

Opinion of Obamacare Drops Among Middle Income Families

By: Friday September 12, 2014 12:26 pm

For a long time Democrats banked on the fact that once people started directly experiencing the planned benefits of the Affordable Care Act they would come to like it, but that hasn’t happened. If anything the implementation of the law seems to have just hardened the divide. According to Pew Research, 52 percent of the [...]

CBO: Smarter Sentencing Act Would Save Billions Over the Next Decade

By: Friday September 12, 2014 7:26 am

Not surprisingly, shortening some our of absurdly long mandatory minimum sentencing rules for non-violent drug offenders would reduce the prison population and save the government a significant amount of money. A new report from the Congressional Budget Office looks at the financial impact of the Senate proposed Smarter Sentencing Act, which would reduce mandatory minimums [...]

John Kerry Tries to Claim a War Isn’t a War

By: Thursday September 11, 2014 1:35 pm

The next few weeks are going to be filled with Democrats and Administration officials twisting themselves into logical knots to pretend getting involved in the war in Syria doesn’t mean we are at war. Taking the lead at the moment is Secretary of State John Kerry. From CBS News: “We’re engaged in a major counterterrorism [...]

Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Think Obama Needs a Vote Before Starting a War in Syria Either

By: Thursday September 11, 2014 11:15 am

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sided with President Obama’s incredible claim that he legal authority to start wars on his own. At a press conference on Thursday, Pelosi stated she doesn’t believe Congress needs to vote before the President can start what is effectively a multi-year military operation designed to change the regime in [...]

Obama Relegates Congress to Merely Providing Him With Good PR

By: Thursday September 11, 2014 7:42 am

By far the most depressing part of President Obama’s prime time speech about Syria was when this ‘constitutional scholar’ relegated one of most important checks and balances in our entire political system to simply the job of improving public relations. Obama plans to launch a multi-year “comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy” war in Syria and he [...]

Our New Euphemism for War Is: “Comprehensive and Sustained Counterterrorism Strategy”

By: Thursday September 11, 2014 7:08 am

President Obama didn’t actually make much news during his prime time speech last night. Most of the policies were reported well in advance of Obama taking the stage. When it comes to such a big decision where so many individuals are consulted, Washington D.C. leaks like a sieve. As a result most of the news [...]

Americans More Likely to Be Killed in a Car Crash, Drowning or Accidentally Suffocating than from Terrorism

By: Wednesday September 10, 2014 12:02 pm

By far the most depressing poll of the day comes from Pew Research. It found recent news about Syria has caused many Americans to become dramatically more fearful about Islamic extremism and terrorism. The number of people who give the government a positive rating when it comes to reducing the threat of terrorism went from [...]

Slowdown for Net Neutrality: Speak Out Today Against the Corporate Takeover of the Internet

By: Wednesday September 10, 2014 9:30 am

TODAY is the great Internet slowdown for net neutrality. Time is running out to submit final comments to the FCC in favor of Net Neutrality. That’s why we’re joining Team Internet in the Battle for the Net, telling lawmakers to stop our ISP’s from implementing ‘slow lanes’ that could jeopardize our access to a free [...]

No One is Happy with Obama When it Comes to Immigration

By: Tuesday September 9, 2014 12:23 pm

I think this new Washington Post/ABC News poll does a good job of making the point of why President Obama’s immigration strategy makes no sense to me. It found only 31 percent of Americans approve of the way he has handled the issue of immigration while 59 percent disapprove. Even a narrow plurality of Hispanics [...]

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