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Please, Mr. President, for the good of
the country, let´s delay ObamaCare

Fox News, by Douglas E. Schoen

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/22/2013 4:45:46 AM

Today, President Obama and the Democrats are faced with the opportunity to take a timeout – a timeout from ObamaCare. I believe that they should delay ObamaCare for six months to a year. America’s health care system isn’t something that can be pieced together on an ad-hoc basis amidst failing websites, party infighting, bickering insurers and a confused American public. Since the website launched last month, it has become increasingly clear that the policy – and indeed the mechanics – weren’t ready yet. And while I, along with the rest of the American people, would’ve preferred that it had worked

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Doug Schoen is a solid, partisan Democrat, so he really means "for the good of the" Democrat Party.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mws50, 11/22/2013 5:29:50 AM     (No. 9624806)

Please, Mr President, resign for the good of our Nation. Please, Harry Reid, resign for the good of our Nation. Please Nancy Pelosi, resign for the good of our Nation.

I´m betting huge amounts of money none of those three ever think about the good of our Nation.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveW, 11/22/2013 5:29:54 AM     (No. 9624807)

Delay it until it´s fixed and all the bugs are out and it´s up and running smoothly? Yea, clever idea. I wonder which party and which Dear Leader that will benefit the most?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/22/2013 5:44:57 AM     (No. 9624811)

REPEAL

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Michaelus, 11/22/2013 6:13:25 AM     (No. 9624831)

The President cannot "delay" laws. Congress can repeal or amend the law. The President must enforce the laws or be impeached.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/22/2013 6:46:52 AM     (No. 9624867)

Sure, so the Democrats can win in 2014. What a sucker punch this is

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Country Boy, 11/22/2013 6:53:27 AM     (No. 9624874)

Problems with obamaCare is that it is based on the Lib template used for getting home ownership for low incomes (LoFo´s), that is wreck the entire industry. Now, nobody qualifies for a mortgage.

Any sane, honest person would have said, "OK, 40 million un-insured persons. How much money to fix that? Here´s Medicaid version 2.0 . Here´s the price tag". But no, moronic DEMS have to say this costs nothing, then proceed to take away EVERYBODY´S health care, wreck the entire industry.

Only fix is to repeal it. Can´t tinker-fix a train wreck.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JimS, 11/22/2013 7:13:10 AM     (No. 9624895)

Please, Mr President, for the good of the country, drink this cup of hemlock.
Oh, and be sure to save some for your darling wife.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: quantumman, 11/22/2013 7:26:06 AM     (No. 9624910)

Repeal then impeach - wait, reverse that.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 11/22/2013 7:27:40 AM     (No. 9624912)

PLEASE PLEASE Mr. Schoen, for the good of the country, pull your head out of your bum and stop voting like a socialist MORON.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Red Jeep, 11/22/2013 7:33:53 AM     (No. 9624922)

No delay. Make the Democrats pay...in November 2014.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Really?, 11/22/2013 7:52:20 AM     (No. 9624946)

What a horrible idea.

IF and that is a huge IF, Obamacare would have actually LOWERED premiums and everyone WOULD have benefitted, we WOULD have seen Bi-partisan support and the law would have passed easily and WOULD have been popular from day one.

Instead, it was and has always been a pipe dream that had dangerous consequences for the entire country and its economy.

Maybe it should be called a "pipe-nightmare".

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rinktum, 11/22/2013 7:56:34 AM     (No. 9624956)

Why delay the inevitable? Delaying one, two, three, or even ten years will not make this abomination palatable. It is not the law, it is the philosophy behind the law. We are not serfs to be ruled by a bunch of democrat overlords! Get your stinking fingers out of my life and quit telling me how to live.

The ONLY reason democrats are calling for delay is that they fear the democrat party is in for a shellacking come 2014. What they don´t know is that Obama is on a mission and NOTHING is going to stop him. He will not delay it. He´s going all in.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Udanja99, 11/22/2013 8:26:56 AM     (No. 9624998)

Repeal. And forget about trying to EVER pass a health care bill again.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: rmagnus, 11/22/2013 8:31:45 AM     (No. 9625002)

Kill this thing. Buying insurance under this law is like doing all of your Christmas shopping at the airport gift shop and buying your groceries at the ballgame. It will never be a good deal.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Starlady, 11/22/2013 8:56:21 AM     (No. 9625058)

I loved Charles Krauthamer´s comment on the Kelly files last night. He said, "Obamcare cannot be stopped, it is like a big snowball rolling downhill, getting bigger and bigger as it goes. There is no stopping it."

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Reply 16 - Posted by: M2, 11/22/2013 9:02:53 AM     (No. 9625075)

This groveling, mewling apologia makes me want to kick him in what is left of his family jewels.

DEAR MR> SCHOEN: America doesn´t want this law. Americans are sick of your president. Americans are losing their health care, their money and their lives because of this law. Why in God´s name would we want to delay it. We want it gone, Mr. Schoen.

Geez, the fawning is gorge-rising.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mc squared, 11/22/2013 9:12:33 AM     (No. 9625087)

Evidently Obama has just delayed it: until after the 14 elections.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: strike3, 11/22/2013 9:16:03 AM     (No. 9625093)

#6 spells it out very well.

Don´t delay obamacare. Let´s get the rioting and the hangings over with so we can start to rebuild this country. No sense dragging this dead horse further down the road.

Then we can rebuild the capitol someplace else, like Nebraska, where the water isn´t poisoned with liberalism.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: EnsignO, 11/22/2013 9:23:39 AM     (No. 9625105)

Now that even the Dems are awakening to reality, there are two words which are coming into focus - "Repeal" and "Impeach". They aren´t used together nor are they synonymous, but they both convey the anger that is approaching the boiling point. The poll numbers indicate the temperature. In this case, though, the lower Obama´s numbers go, the nearer we are to the boiling point.

The only way the Dems can regain their credibility is through Repeal of Obamacare. It is doubtful that will happen regardless of how desperately or how many Dems would choose to do so.

We all know that an Obama Impeachment won´t fly no matter if Congress became 535 Republicans strong. Of course if that were the happy outcome of the 2014 election, Obama would have his hands tied and couldn´t do too much more to destroy our once-great nation.

Never-the-less, the obvious need to use one of these actions, has the Dems re-thinking whether or not it is in their best interest to support their man sitting in the WH.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Clinger, 11/22/2013 9:34:27 AM     (No. 9625128)

The problem with Obamacare doesn´t go away by spending more time figuring out how to do a bad thing.

Take a ride with Mr. Peabody and Sherman in the wayback machine and watch the proportional increase in the cost of medical care relative to everything else and look for the changes that correlated with that and use common sense to discern which may have been the cause or causes.

You will find market inefficiencies directly related to government intrusion in the market which has been leveraged as a reason for more government. You will also find our increasingly litigious behavior to be a major factor. You will also find that as people became distanced from the value proposition through insurance and the illusion that their employer was paying for it we became vulnerable.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Arby, 11/22/2013 9:55:24 AM     (No. 9625162)

Please, oh august Fauxbama, continue to do what you´re doing. We want to keep the House, gain the Senate, and drive the PIAPS from even thinking about 2016. You are our best ally in this crusade. Don´t abandon us now by telling the truth and acting in the best interest of the country. Val . . . come on, prop him up. Moochelle, dangle those golf clubs before the anointed one´s eyes. You´re all doing a heckuva job. What a November!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: pixie1942, 11/22/2013 10:29:08 AM     (No. 9625238)

unless it is repealed by the house and the senate and the commie-in-chief signs it the law should be enforced to the letter and dealt with by the voters of this country. If all of us have to deal with he effects of totalitarian ideology maybe the whole country will wake the hell up...

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Reply 23 - Posted by: MirJoy, 11/22/2013 10:32:21 AM     (No. 9625243)

How about for the good of the WORLD, repeal ObamaCare?

I read yesterday that there were only about 6+ BILLION people in the world in 2009; so I am guessing that maybe there are 8 BILLION people in the world now.

Our country´s debt is 17 TRILLION and counting. Just our country´s debt, alone, is twice the number of people in the WHOLE WORLD.

ObamaCare is already doing terrible things to our economy and the creators of the web-site still haven´t completed the pay system for healthcare.

Everyone says the motivation behind ObamaCare is to gain power, but what are the movers-and-shakers going to do with people who have forgotten how to even tie their own shoes, if they still own shoes (I know The State will provide).

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Reply 24 - Posted by: MirJoy, 11/22/2013 10:38:17 AM     (No. 9625251)

What I was trying to say is that our economy effects the world´s economy!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: peterfleming, 11/22/2013 10:49:13 AM     (No. 9625270)

Arrest that imposter for feloniously forging his own passport and forget about the long process of impeaching him in a lobby corrupted. Congress.
Out of hundreds, there only has to be one honest, non corrupted judge to bring sentence against the commie Criminal in Chief. Repeal! End ! Wipe it off the books
Forever!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: nevernaught, 11/22/2013 11:02:07 AM     (No. 9625290)

Just stalling until after next years elections. I fully expect the GOP to completely fall for another obvious deviation from sanity. Kill the bill, or let them live with the resulting chaos.

Something else, the House should not agree to any bill passed by the Senate unless they reinstate their rules on filibusters. Come to think of it, isn´t that the same thing that Boehner and the GOP Old Guard are trying to do against Tea Party House members.

This country is so screwed.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 11/22/2013 11:12:48 AM     (No. 9625318)

What he really meant to say was "postpone the entire thing until after the mid-term elections." If the Republicans don´t move to defund any of this it will continue to get worse and worse. No one has mentioned the 25,000 pages of regulations that God only knows what´s in them. You know how odious and horrific 0bamacare is, what is contained in those regulations is most likely even worse and beyond imagination. Those regulations will become entrenched and will never be undone. No wonder 0bama and his devious criminal Harry Reid in the Senate wants to stack those judges in D.C. That is the court where lawsuits would be heard on 0bamacare.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: geoguy, 11/22/2013 11:30:12 AM     (No. 9625357)

"Please..."? I´ll be d**ned and go to h*ll before I beg to this tyrant.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 11/22/2013 12:12:41 PM     (No. 9625422)

#24, please, for the good of the country, learn third-grade math.
Many thanks.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: MirJoy, 11/22/2013 12:14:59 PM     (No. 9625428)

#24 - Obviously, Math not my strong point - I´ll try again:

How much MORE is 17 Trillion (our estimated debt) than 8 Billion (our estimated population?

(1,000 Billion = 1 Trillion)

17 trillion of anything is 16,992 Billion more than 8 Billion.

I can understand how it is easier not to think about how much money we owe because all these zeros give you a headache!

(probably still wrong - I know it´s apples and oranges)

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Reply 31 - Posted by: MirJoy, 11/22/2013 12:24:39 PM     (No. 9625443)

#31 - last time

Of course, 8 Billion is the estimated WORLD´S population not U.S.

(no wonder none of our politicians ever discuss our debt; it does give you a headache)


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Reply 32 - Posted by: NotaBene, 11/22/2013 12:32:40 PM     (No. 9625457)

Health Saving Accounts, Insurance across State borders, Medical Tort Reform in individual states.

Three small laws are able to replace Obamacare. With the Democrat Communist plan what we will get is Medicaid for all. Which is what we had before BHO. Everyone had medical treatment entering through medical emergency rooms. It was a Democrat lie that some lacked medical care. Mexicans cross into San Diego, walk in the Emergency Room of the great hospitals there and get heart bypass surgery entirely free.

The American Medical Association and AARP have been the great communist accomplices in this transformation. Doctors will lose their patients and income and the elderly will lose access to the doctor they like as Medicare Advantage evaporates. Enjoy Socialism, Pinko Fellow Travellers.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Gr8Shiphandler, 11/22/2013 1:33:24 PM     (No. 9625576)

Doug Schoen is a lifelong Democrat, but according to Oprah Winfrey he is just another white racist disrespecting the first African-American President. When Oprah looks at the President, she sees an African-American. When I look at the President, I see an unqualified, inept, arrogant liar. That´s all. Who is the racist?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: donkeyhotay, 11/22/2013 1:37:27 PM     (No. 9625583)

NO!! No delays for this dreck law.

Let it run its course. The longer they cram it down our throats, the worse it is for Dems and 2014 is coming!!

zero is proving that he is married to dogma and ideology and hasn´t got a clue about when to "hold´em" and when to "fold´em"!!

Let´s continue to hold the Dems´ feet to the fire so that next year, they´ll know why they are unemployed in time for Thanksgiving!!!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 11/22/2013 2:15:08 PM     (No. 9625612)

I´ve decided that the "train wreck" metaphor isn´t quite suitable.

The launch of BO(doesn´t really)care has been more like the launch of an airplane which does not have landing gear, is missing an engine (and maybe more, they just aren´t sure), the tail isn´t affixed with bolts, just Elmer´s Glue.

Cleared for take-off... and they knew it couldn´t fly, couldn´t navigate, couldn´t land.

The Dems have lost the trust of most of the American people. Kinda doubt that postponing the re-launch will fool people now that they´ve seen the kind of mechanism which has been foisted on them and their families.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: gone2pot, 11/22/2013 2:51:33 PM     (No. 9625656)

Delay until 2015. Man, do these Marxists know the abject stupidity of American voters or what? After all it took them fifty years but they created them and made sure they´ll keep creating them forever. But then again, this was an easy slam dunk for the leftists to win and win big in 2014 (and they will win big). The GOP´s got goose eggs even with Obamacare gifting them. Led by McConnel-Christie-Boehner, Republicans have become the yeast infected Gwirpstown Junior High School Girls B team against the Baltimore Ravens. Perfect.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 11/22/2013 3:50:56 PM     (No. 9625734)

But Mr. Schoen, it never has been about the good of the country. It´s always been about what´s good for the Democratic party, and leftists.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 11/22/2013 7:29:44 PM     (No. 9625989)

Obie, for the good of the country, don´t come to work on Monday, or next week, or next month, or next year......try some time off in Nairobi. Pick out that retirement villa.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: MirJoy, 11/22/2013 7:58:26 PM     (No. 9626039)

N.B.- T-Bubba In another life I was a primary teacher (2nd and 3rd) and I know I write like I did, but in those grades you never, ever get into billions and trillions - you keep it simple - 2 + 2 = 4 - so they really understand computation.

Admittedly, Common Core now allows you to teach that 2 + 2 = 5!

The problem with our government is that they do not want us to comprehend what the **** they are doing, so they never, ever keep it simple.

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Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich will step down following uproar over his apparent opposition to gay marriage. In a statement released Thursday, Mozilla -- which makes the Firefox Web browser -- apologized for not reacting more quickly to the controversy surrounding Eich, who made a 2008 donation supporting California´s plan on gay marriage, The Guardian reports. "We know why people are hurt and angry, and they are right: it´s because we haven´t stayed true to ourselves," said Mozilla executive chairwoman Mitchell Baker in a statement. Last week, Eich attempted to dispel fears on whether he would support equality as the head

Massive Voter Fraud Discovered
in North Carolina’s 2012 Election

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PJ Media, by Bryan Preston    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/2/2014 7:17:55 PM     Post Reply
The North Carolina State Board of Elections has found thousands of instances of voter fraud in the state, thanks to a 28-state crosscheck of voter rolls. Initial findings suggest widespread election fraud. 765 voters with an exact match of first and last name, DOB and last four digits of SSN were registered in N.C. and another state and voted in N.C. and the other state in the 2012 general election. 35,750 voters with the same first and last name and DOB were registered in N.C. and another state and voted in both states in the 2012 general election. 155,692 voters

Sources on ground during
Benghazi attack slam ex-CIA
boss Morell’s testimony

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Fox News, by Adam Housley    Original Article
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Sources on the ground in Benghazi during the 2012 terror attack are pushing back hard on former CIA acting director Mike Morell´s testimony on Capitol Hill, where he defended his role in shaping the administration´s narrative and claimed politics were not involved. As part of Morell´s testimony on Wednesday, the former acting and deputy CIA director acknowledged that he overruled the guidance of the top CIA officer in Libya at the time. That official told Morell the attack was not an "escalation of protests," but Morell said he had to weigh that against analysts who concluded the opposite. He ultimately went

North Carolina drivers to
be charged by the mile?

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WTVD-TV [Raleigh-Durham, NC], by Staff    Original Article
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Big changes could be just down the road for North Carolina drivers. A proposal is in the works that would change the state tax system to charge drivers by the mile, instead of at the gas pump.The proposal would be to charge a half cent per mile for cars, which would generate almost $500 million in annual state revenue. A driver who travelled 15,000 miles in a year would pay about $75. "Basically you pay per the mile. It´s treating transportation as a utility, much like your water and sewer," said Larry Goode, with the Institute of Transportation Research and
Source corrected by Staff

David Letterman makes big announcement
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CBS News, by Lauren Moraski    Original Article
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It´s the end of an era: David Letterman announced Thursday that he´s retiring from CBS´ "Late Show" sometime next year. He made that announcement during the taping of his program this afternoon. The late-night talk show host, who will celebrate his 67th birthday next week, made his debut on the "Late Show" on Aug. 30, 1993. Letterman got his television start in 1978 on the CBS variety series "Mary," starring Mary Tyler Moore. Months later, he paid his first visit to "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" -- marking the first of 22 appearances. He also guest-hosted "Tonight" numerous times.

Dem Rep.: ‘Members of Congress
Are Underpaid,’ Can’t Afford
to ‘Live Decently’

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Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 7:15:42 PM     Post Reply
Do you think members of Congress are overpaid or underpaid? Most likely you’d go with the former, but Democratic congressman Jim Moran argues it’s actually the latter. In an interview with CQ Roll Call, Moran says, “I think the American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid.” The House recently took up a bill to freeze members’ paychecks, placing another halt on the annual cost-of-living pay increases they would normally get and keeping annual salary at $174,000. Moran believes that this is the wrong way to go, not necessarily talking about himself in particular, but saying there

The GOP faithful should
give Jeb Bush a hearing

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Washington Post, by George F. Will    Original Article
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The human kindling that makes up the flammable Republican base may soon burst into flames, again. Portions of that excitable cohort are looking — some with fawn-like eyes filled with hurt, others with sparks shooting from eyes narrowed like gun slits — askance at other Republicans urging Jeb Bush to seek the 2016 presidential nomination. A candidacy by Florida’s former governor would be desirable. But if Republicans want to avoid intra-party carnage, they should be very careful about doing what The Post recently reported: “Many of the Republican Party’s most powerful insiders and financiers have begun a behind-the-scenes campaign to draft

Sarah Palin Continues to Discredit Herself
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Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner    Original Article
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Sarah Palin continues to act in ways that confirm some of the more negative things said about her. For example, she’s taken to Facebook to attack the most recent budget plan by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan.(Snip)Whatever differences Ms. Palin may have with the Ryan plan–and perhaps she’ll take the time to offer an actual critique of if rather than a Facebook entry with lots of upper case words–it’s hardly a joke. But what might elicit a roll of the eyes is comparing Ms. Palin’s views now versus what they were nearly four years ago. Consider this: On December

Harry Reid on Koch Brothers:
‘Shadow Billionaires’ Spending
to ‘Rig Our Political System’

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Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr    Original Article
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At a press conference to push legislation to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized industrialists David and Charles Koch, calling them “shadow billionaires” who use their wealth to “rig our political system.” Reid’s sharp comments come on a day when the Wall Street Journal published a commentary written by Charles Koch, in which he described the brothers’ decision to get involved in politics to preserve the individual freedom and free markets that he said are the pillars of the American republic. “These two men are a pair of shadow billionaires spending

Harry Reid Now Spreading Baseless Claim
that Koch Brothers Don´t Pay Corporate Taxes

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Weekly Standard, by John McCormack    Original Article
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Senate majority leader Harry Reid has a whole page on his official Senate.gov website devoted to revealing "THE FACTS ABOUT THE KOCH BROTHERS." One of the alleged facts promoted on Reid´s website is that the Kochs do not pay any corporate taxes: “They are known for bankrolling conservative, Libertarian and Tea Party causes and became poster boys for corporate tax reform last year when an Obama Administration official suggested Koch is organized as an S Corp. and so pays no corporate level taxes.” The claim that the Koch brothers don´t pay corporate income taxes was first made by former White House official

Hobby Lobby 401(k) invests
in birth control makers

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Associated Press, by Sam Hananel & Judy Ausuebel    Original Article
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Washington - The company leading the legal challenge against birth control coverage under the new health care law offers its workers a retirement plan that includes investments in companies making contraceptive and abortion drugs. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. has a 401(k) plan featuring several mutual funds investing in pharmaceutical firms that produce intrauterine birth control devices, emergency contraceptive pills and drugs used in abortion procedures, according to Labor Department documents and a review of fund portfolios. (Snip) “This is the height of hypocrisy,” Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said in a


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