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Wash. Times: The ObamaCare Deception of “Stupid” Americans

Washington Times, November 13, 2014 The Obamacare deception of ‘stupid’ Americans By James Bovard How the liberal elites rely on lies to pass their paternalistic agenda Paternalism is a desperate gamble that lying politicians will honestly care for those who fall under their power. This axiom has been made stark with the controversy arising from […]

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FFF: FDR Farm Folly Lessons for ObamaCare

– From the Future of Freedom Foundation FDR Farm Folly Lessons for ObamaCare  by James Bovard As the Obama administration wreaks further havoc on health care, many people expect the politicians to recognize their follies and relent. However, history indicates that rulers will continue seizing new power regardless of how much wreckage results. The farm […]

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Health Care Hostage to Bureaucrats: Everyone’s “VA Future”

      This New Yorker “daily cartoon” by Mick Stevens was sparked by the Veterans Administration scandal. But this is  the future of our  entire health care system thanks to ObamaCare and an avalanche of federal subsidies and mandates starting half a century ago.   Here’s a link to a great NPR interview with two of my […]

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Hobby Lobby: Self-Respecting Rednecks Pay for Own Condoms

As a self-respecting redneck, I’ve always insisted on paying for my own condoms. I am continually amazed at how the ObamaCare compulsory contraception coverage mandate is being portrayed. The Washington Post’s Tom Toles does some great cartoons.  But I suspect many Post subscribers instinctively equate a lack of subsidized contraception with human sacrifice.  

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Congratulations to Obama on HealthCare.Gov Success

The Obama administration is claiming victory in its re-launch today of the Healthcare.gov website. Tom Blanton, the mastermind of the Project for a New American Revolution, has the inside story on the Big Fix: You can see more of Tom’s zippety political art on his Flickr page here.

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Obama’s Broken Condom Apology for Health Insurance Debacle

President Obama’s “apology” on his health insurance double-cross sounds a lot like the kind of weaseling a guy might say after he and his girlfriend noticed that his condom just broke – “And I am sorry that they, you know, are finding themselves in this situation, based on assurances they got from me.” I’ll call […]

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Obama’s Vacuum Cleaner for Your Health Data

Here’s a piece I wrote in 2009 on one of Obama’s first assaults on privacy. A few of the piece’s punchier lines: *Privacy is very lucrative for the Beltway boys: they reap millions when they betray it. *We now know that psychologists were brought to the prison at Guantánamo to exploit detainees’ weaknesses for interrogation […]

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