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Strong-Arming Your Doctor

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 2:21pm 10/20/2009 at 2:21pm

The process by which Democratic leaders are strong-arming various groups to coerce support for health care restructuring is a warning sign to all about the abuse of government power which will take place if the Democratic proposals pass.

The Democrats shook down the pharmaceutical industry to gain advertising dollars in support of...

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Splitting The Bill Proves Our Point

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 9:50am 8/20/2009 at 9:50am

To resolve the Mexican Standoff in which the Democrats find themselves over the health care restructuring bill, Harry Reid apparently has come up with the idea of splitting the bill. The popular insurance reform provisions would go to a full Senate vote subject to a filibuster, while the unpopular public option,...

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Health Care Ghimmitude

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 7:12am 8/4/2009 at 7:12am

The fight over nationalized health care is at the heart of a larger societal battle over the role of the individual. At stake is whether individual health care choices will be subservient to the state’s larger health care interest by forcing the individual to submit to state control of the most...

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Blue Dogs In The Midday Sun

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 1:44pm 7/29/2009 at 1:44pm

“Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun,” so said Noel Coward.*

So must it seem to Barack Obama and the leading Democrats who are trying to force through a vote on health care “reform” without anyone having a fair opportunity to read the bill, much less debate the provisions...

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Yes They Do

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 11:44am 7/8/2009 at 11:44am

Yes, the Democrats do own the federal government now. And everything that happens is theirs alone. The good, the bad, and the ugly. But since the mainstream media is in the tank for Obama, don’t expect to hear that view in the major newspapers or on the television networks, other than...

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First Libby, Now Burris

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 10:17am 5/27/2009 at 10:17am

On December 9, 2008, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald held an emergency press conference to announce a criminal complaint against then Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. While there were many accusations, the most prominent and inflammatory was...

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Greatest Sentence Ever (feat. H. Reid)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 1:56pm 5/20/2009 at 1:56pm

Harry Reid made the following statement yesterday regarding the Democrats’ flip-flop on closing the prison at Guantanomo Bay, and bringing the detainees to prisons in the United States. Reid rejected the idea, stating:

“Can’t put them...

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Come Back Home, Arlen

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 8:13am 5/6/2009 at 8:13am

You’ve been a bad boy, Arlen Specter. After all we did for you; making you Chair of the Judiciary Committee when we had the majority, and minority leader of the committee when we were in the minority. Supporting you against Pat Toomey five years ago. Letting you wander where ever you...

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The Left Lied The Country Into Accusing Bush Of Lying Us Into War!

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 9:09am 1/24/2009 at 9:09am

An air strike from a Predator drone killed 15-20 people in the tribal areas of Pakistan yesterday. According to most reports, the targets were al-Qaida operatives. Presumably, the CIA, NSA, and other government intelligence agencies had intelligence information as to the location of the operatives in a...

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Blagojevich Is Good At Making Others Look Bad

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 17, 2009 at 5:59pm 1/17/2009 at 5:59pm

I don’t pretend to know the ins and outs of Illinois politics. I’ve been following the Rod Blagojevich saga as an outsider looking in, from a legal perspective. One things seems clear to me, as we approach the impeachment trial: Rod Blagojevich is very good at making others look bad.

When Illinois...

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Something’s Fishy About The Burris “Paperwork” Fiasco

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 4:47pm 1/13/2009 at 4:47pm

Has anybody actually seen the paperwork Roland Burris submitted to the Secretary of the Senate which caused Harry Reid and Dick Durbin to approve seating Burris?

In her January 12, 2009 Press Release, the Secretary of the Senate stated that “Mr. Burris’s certificate, and accompanying documentation, appear to contain all the essential...

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Senate Lawyers Paper-Over Reid and Durbin’s Burris Problem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 12, 2009 at 4:13pm 1/12/2009 at 4:13pm

It has just been announced that Senate lawyers have agreed that Roland Burris’ paperwork is in order, and he should be seated. If you followed the commentary on my post The Burris-Murkowski Double Standard, you would have seen this coming. There is no way that Reid and Durbin could maintain the...

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The Burris-Murkowski Double Standard

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 11, 2009 at 10:43am 1/11/2009 at 10:43am

Harry Reid and Dick Durbin have been adamant that they will not seat Roland Burris unless Illinois Secretary...

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Harry Reid Is Wrong — There Has Been A Senate Appointment Without A Secretary Of State Certification

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 6:17pm 1/10/2009 at 6:17pm

Harry Reid is refusing to seat Roland Burris because Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will not sign a certificate complying with Senate Rule 2. Reid made the following statement justifying his position:

And we have a situation here...

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Will The Fate Of The Constitution Turn On An 8×10″ Framed Certificate?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 9:58am 1/10/2009 at 9:58am

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Harry Reid, U.S. Senate Majority Leader, needlessly has created a potential constitutional crisis over the seating of Roland Burris, the lawful appointee of Illinois Gov....
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Harry Reid’s Ego v. The Junior Senator From Illinois

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 9, 2009 at 2:55pm 1/9/2009 at 2:55pm

Harry Reid refuses to give in to the U.S. Constitution. With each passing day, Reid has been embarrassing himself more and more. The decision of the Illinois Supreme Court ruling that Roland Burris is the lawful appointee of Gov. Rod Blagojevich makes clear that this dispute is about Reid’s ego,...

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Illinois Supreme Court Denies Burris Request – Does Burris Win By Losing?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 9, 2009 at 1:56pm 1/9/2009 at 1:56pm

The Illinois Supreme Court has denied the request of Roland Burris for a writ of mandamus ordering Secretary of State Jesse White to sign and seal the Certificate of Appointment issued by Gov. Rod Blagojevich. While seemingly a loss for Burris, t...

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