Posts by Fuzzy Slippers  (Page 45)
 

Rick Scott To Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid Expansion

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Posted by    Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 12:30pm 4/18/2015 at 12:30pm

In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that states have the right to refuse the ObamaCare Medicaid expansion without penalty to other, existing, federal Medicaid funding.  Following is the summary from SCOTUSblog:

The Court’s decision on the constitutionality of the Medicaid expansion is divided and complicated.  The bottom line is that: (1) Congress...

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Harry Reid’s obstructionism used against GOP candidates

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Posted by    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7:30pm 4/12/2015 at 7:30pm

So far, two first-term GOP senators have declared their presidential candidacy (Cruz and Paul), with Rubio set to do so Monday.

On both sides of the aisle, there are a lot of questions and concern as people wonder what these first-termers have accomplished.  This is, of course, a fair question to ask,...

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Sunday Afternoon Links

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Posted by    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 1:00pm 4/12/2015 at 1:00pm

Some links from around the web for your reading pleasure:

Mary Katherine Ham observes  Government Still Wrong About Salt, Still Doesn’t Care

Michael Hiltzik explains Why the middle class is doing even worse than you think

Rod Kackley asks, Should Food Stamp Recipients Have Their Shopping Lists Limited?

Daniel Greenfield examines This Culture War...

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Bloomberg’s Gun Control Agenda May Hurt Hillary’s Campaign

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Posted by    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 9:30am 4/12/2015 at 9:30am

Hillary is set to announce her presidential run today.

At the same time, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is holding one of his anti-Second Amendment events and the NRA is holding its annual meeting.  Hot Air reports:

The well monied former New York mayor and head honcho of Everytown for Gun Safety is holding...

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Win An Afternoon of Shooting With Ted

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Posted by    Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8:00pm 4/11/2015 at 8:00pm

As campaigns work to amass the money they need to be successful, they often try a range of tactics from contests to raffles.  A certain campaign has even been known to discount, deeply, their $5 raffle tickets when they weren’t selling.  I think, though, that we have a winner:

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Jeb Bush: I Support Gun Rights

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Posted by    Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 4:30pm 4/11/2015 at 4:30pm

Jeb Bush has a problem.  He wants to be president, and he is apparently planning to run as a Republican; however, he’s not particularly conservative in key areas that are important to the conservative base, including immigration and education.

On the world stage, Bush sees America as “a leader among equals,” whatever...

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Bloomberg Politics Tries to Help Hillary, Fails Miserably

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Posted by    Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 1:00pm 4/11/2015 at 1:00pm

Hillary Clinton has a number of hills to climb and unflattering revelations about her character to overcome, but one of the most problematic things that she faces is that no one can seem to name even one accomplishment from her time at State or even from her time in the Senate. ...

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Sunday Afternoon Links

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Posted by    Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 4:30pm 4/5/2015 at 4:30pm

Some links from around the web for your viewing pleasure:

From Judicial Watch: Corruption Scandals Led to Harry Reid’s Abrupt “Retirement”

Glenn Harlan Reynolds warns: You are probably breaking the law right now

Chuck Ross at DC Caller reports: Imam Who Said Ayaan Hirsi Ali Deserved Death Penalty Was Hired By DOJ To Teach...

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Poll: Ted Cruz Enters Top Tier of GOP Hopefuls

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Posted by    Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:30am 4/4/2015 at 7:30am

Matt Berman at The National Journal asked, “Will Ted Cruz Be Able to Convince Anyone to Take His Campaign Seriously?“, and the answer, apparently, is a resounding “yes.”  According to Public Policy Polling (PPP),

Ted Cruz has the big momentum following the official announcement of his candidacy last week. His support has...

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Sunday Night Links

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Posted by    Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:00pm 3/29/2015 at 9:00pm

Some links from around the web for your reading pleasure:

Matt Berman at National Journal asks: Will Ted Cruz Be Able to Convince People To Take His Campaign Seriously?

Jazz Shaw at Hot Air discusses Huckabee Calls For Supreme Court Term Limits

John Hindraker at Powerline ponders the question: Will Global Warming Cause Prostitution?

Daniel...

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As Deal Nears, Iranian Journalist Covering Nuclear Talks Defects

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Posted by    Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 12:23pm 3/29/2015 at 12:23pm

A vague, unwritten Iran deal may soon be hammered out as talks continue this weekend in Switzerland.  Reuters reports

Iran and six major powers were exploring possible compromises to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned they were unable to move on several sticking points.

The news came as Israel...

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Hillary Clinton Proposes “Adult Fun Camps”

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Posted by    Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 10:00am 3/29/2015 at 10:00am

Hillary Clinton received a lot of attention this week for her suggestion of establishing “camps for adults” to address America’s “fun deficit.”  The Washington Post reports:

What many observers say will be Hillary Rodham Clinton’s final paid speech before she begins a presidential campaign was addressed to the American Camp Association. Everyone loves summer...

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Ted Cruz Raises $2 Million In Three Days

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Posted by    Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 8:00am 3/29/2015 at 8:00am

Ted Cruz launched his presidential campaign on Monday with a fantastic speech at Liberty University, and his campaign raised $1 million in just over 24 hours. Within three days of his official announcement, Cruz’s campaign had raised $2 million. 

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You Can’t Say That About Hillary Clinton!

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Posted by    Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 2:45pm 3/28/2015 at 2:45pm

You’ve probably already heard about Hillary Clinton’s “super volunteers” who are sending warning letters to reporters about using language they deem to be “coded sexism.”  This “HRC Super Volunteers” group apparently began back in 2007 as a Facebook group devoted to ending sexist reporting on Clinton.  Apparently, they are still active...

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Oprah: Living In Another Era

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Posted by    Monday, November 25, 2013 at 1:00pm 11/25/2013 at 1:00pm

Many of you may recall Oprah’s recent comments regarding her sense that Americans disrespect Obama because he is black.  In response, Mark Joseph, writing in his USA Today column, “No, Oprah, America...

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Governor Quinn (IL) signs new gun law, crime victims hardest hit

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Posted by    Friday, August 23, 2013 at 12:54pm 8/23/2013 at 12:54pm

Actually, this law wasn’t intended to punish crime victims, that’s the result of an ideology that demonizes legal gun owners–even to the point that they are considered more dangerous than violent sexual predators with known criminal records:

On Sunday, Governor Pat Quinn signed Illinois House Bill 1189, a law that will, among other...

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People Fleeing Democrat-Led States for Republican Ones In Droves

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Posted by    Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 5:00pm 8/22/2013 at 5:00pm

Gee, I wonder why . . .

ALBANY, N.Y. — A new report from the nonprofit Tax Foundation shows people moving out of the state during the last decade took $45.6 billion in personal income from New York’s economy, the most in the nation.

The Washington, D.C.-based foundation says its calculations and map...

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