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Why The Left Wants Obamacare To Fail

John C. Goodman: There is stirring on the left. Now that the odds that ObamaCare will crash and burn have ticked up a notch or two, the words “single payer” are being heard more frequently. [For those who have been living under a rock, “single payer” is what we used to call “national health insurance,”

Washington’s First Fourth

John Ransom Before he was America’s first president, George Washington was a spy and a soldier, serving on America’s frontier. His spying activities in advance of the French and Indian War brought him a national reputation and helped precipitate that great war. The reputation he built then secured a military command for him in that

Romney's taxes: Who cares?

Did anyone think the release of Mitt Romney’s tax returns would satisfy Democrats and make them focus on the real issues in this campaign, including President Obama’s failed domestic and foreign policy record and approaching massive tax increases? If so, please call me for a great deal on Arizona swampland. The Obama campaign’s deputy manager,

Death and taxes in Italy

Suicide and taxes in Italy STORY HIGHLIGHTS Giuseppe Campaniello set himself ablaze after not being able to pay a tax bill Wives of these “economic suicides” have formed a group, the “white widows” Suicide rates in European nations hard hit by the debt crisis are on the rise Editor’s note: This week, CNN International will

Illegal IRS Rule to Increase Taxes & Spending under Obamacare


The written testimony that Jonathan Adler and I submitted for the House Oversight Committee hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s unlawful attempt to increase taxes and spending under Obamacare is now online. An excerpt: Contrary to the clear language of the statute and congressional intent, this [IRS] rule issues tax credits in health insurance “exchanges