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Friends of Barack (FOB) The White House mob

February 6, 2011 politisite 0

Op-Ed By Paul Westcott The Obama White House is a lot like the mob, you don’t want to deal with them but do, to make sure you’re “protected”.   Unions for example would prefer to roam free and not have to give away any of their union dues for political donations but they do, for protection.  The amount they gave away in election 2008 was over $30-million and man, are they […]

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41 Senators Cosponsor ObamaCare Repeal, Heres the List

January 27, 2011 politisite 0

Since the ObamaCare repeal bill was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday, the number of senators supporting the bill has increased. At last count, the bill had 41 cosponsors, including Sen. DeMint. Here’s the list so far: 1. Kelly Ayotte (R-New Hampshire) 2. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) 3. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) 4. John Boozman (R-Arkansas) 5. Scott Brown (R-Massachusetts) 6. Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) 7. Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia) 8. Dan Coats […]

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House votes to Repeal ObamaCare 245-189

January 19, 2011 politisite 0

A majority of members in the Republican-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday, mostly along party lines, to repeal President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare law. More than 218 lawmakers backed the repeal, enough to pass it in the House, but voting was continuing. The measure is unlikely to go any further as the Democratic-controlled Senate is expected to drop it. Source – Reuters. Reid-nothing more than partisan grandstanding Even as […]

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CBO Says Health Care Reform repeal would save $540 Billion

January 7, 2011 politisite 0

The Congressional Budget Office, in an email to Capitol Hill staffers obtained by the Spectator, has said that repealing the national health care law would reduce net spending by $540 billion in the ten year period from 2012 through 2021. That number represents the cost of the new provisions, minus Medicare cuts. Repealing the bill would also eliminate $770 billion in taxes, which accounts for the deficit reduction. Full email, […]

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VA Judge: ObamaCare Individual mandate unconstitutional

December 13, 2010 politisite 0

Read the Ruling Here A federal judge struck down the Obama administration’s health reform law Monday, moving reform’s most significant challenge one step closer to its likely destination: the Supreme Court. In a highly-anticipated suit brought by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, District Judge Henry E. Hudson ruled that the individual mandate to buy health insurance is unconstitutional as it “exceeds the constitutional boundaries of congressional power.” Hudson stopped short […]

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71% of Missouri voters say no to ObamaCare

August 3, 2010 politisite 0

If you want to know which news item will be making Gibbs look constipated at tomorrow’s briefing, look no further. It’s the first time voters from any state have addressed the mandate at the polls. And things are looking good. Opponents of Prop C — those who support the insurance mandate — have been frustrated by the lack of a vigorous campaign to defeat it. Apart from a mass mailing […]

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NFIB: ObamaCare Is Unconstitutional, ‘Threatens Individual Freedom’

May 15, 2010 politisite 0

The National Federation of Independent Business — the nation’s largest small-business lobby — will join the lawsuit that 20 attorneys general (including one Democrat) have brought against ObamaCare. According to the Associated Press, NFIB found ObamaCare’s individual mandate particularly offensive: The National Federation of Independent Business will join the argument that Americans cannot be required under the Constitution to obtain insurance coverage, the group’s president, Dan Danner, said in an interview… The […]

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Olbermann Suggested Jail Time for Obamacare Evaders | The Weekly Standard

April 16, 2010 politisite 0

Sen. Tom Coburn caused a stir when he recently suggested that Fox News had spread the falsehood that you could go to jail under Obamacare for not buying insurance. Bill O’Reilly said this week when he interviewed Coburn: “We researched to find out if anybody on Fox News had ever said you’re going to jail if you don’t buy health insurance. Nobody’s ever said it.” But a number of people […]

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ObamaCare and the Constitution – Article I limits on federal power

April 2, 2010 politisite 0

The constitutional challenges to ObamaCare have come quickly, and the media are portraying them mostly as hopeless gestures—the political equivalent of Civil War re-enactors. Discussion over: You lost, deal with it. The press corps never dismissed the legal challenges to the war on terror so easily, but then liberals have long treated property rights and any limits on federal power to regulate commerce as 18th-century anachronisms. In fact, the legal […]