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Frankenstein Goes To Washington…

Adam Carrington, We often pick Halloween costumes to say something true about ourselves—our personality, desires, and interests. If we were to give a costume for our national government, what would it be? Some might suggest a money-pit, a wish-granting fairy god-mother, or a swamp monster. But I would suggest another costume, one the national government

Media Keep Butchering the Facts

David Harsanyi, Since its passage, and in a way that is unlike any policy issue in modern American history, the press have rallied to the defense of Obamacare. From day one, there has been almost no light between the average liberal activist and average health care reporter. Or the average “fact-checker,” for that matter. “Fact-checking”

House passes Kate’s Law, as part of illegal immigrant crackdown

House Republicans took action Thursday to crack down on illegal immigrants and the cities that shelter them. One bill passed by the House would deny federal grants to sanctuary cities and another, Kate’s Law, would increase the penalties for deported aliens who try to return to the United States. Kate’s Law, which would increase the penalties

The Health Insurance Debate Reveals the Endemic Flaws of Our Politics

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column is authored by Chris Machold.  As House Republicans revive a revamped Affordable Care Act replacement bill with more support from the libertarian wing of the Republican party, Republicans and Democrats have gone back-and-forth over the impact of the bill on people with pre-existing conditions. As The New York Times noted in a recent review

Texas proposal looks to nullify federal law in between state lines

A proposal in the GOP-led Legislature in Texas calls for the state to ignore federal law and court rulings and forgo enforcing national regulations. State Rep. Cecil Bell’s Texas Sovereignty Act allows for overriding federal laws through the same process as passing a bill. First a legislative committee, then the whole Legislature, would vote for

Shutdown threat returns after ObamaCare repeal meltdown

The specter of another government shutdown is emerging on Capitol Hill, amid concerns that Republican leaders who failed to unite the party last week on an ObamaCare overhaul will likewise struggle to finalize a spending package before the April 28 deadline. “We should not take things for granted, especially after what happened last week,” Oklahoma

What’s Next for House Freedom Caucus After Poe’s Exit?

Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe’s exit from the House Freedom Caucus after it helped sink the Republicans’ ObamaCare overhaul has created widespread uncertainty about the political future of the caucus and its roughly 35 other members. The picture emerging Monday appeared to be that caucus members realize that their future largely depends on fulfilling campaign

An important, first step towards a next generation health care system

Newt Gingrich, The ObamaCare repeal bill Republicans presented this week is an important, first step toward achieving a next generation health care system in America. For Republicans to meet their commitment to repeal ObamaCare – and to do so in a way that is real, lasting, and substantive – the writers of the American Health

Trump Tweets Support for Rand Paul Healthcare Bill

Adan Salazar | Infowars, President signals support for repeal and replace bills introduced by Kentucky senator. President Donald Trump tweeted support for Obamacare repeal and replace bills introduced by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul mere hours after the congressman appeared on The Alex Jones Show. The former Republican presidential candidate criticized the healthcare law revision presented