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OBAMACARE SLOWLY SUCCUMBS TO ITS BIRTH DEFECTS

At PJ Media, I discuss the dismal long-term prospects for Obamacare as it inevitably heads to the Supreme Court (again) over illegal IRS subsidies: The supporters of the ironically titled “Affordable Care Act” are attempting to downplay their latest legal defeats by pretending that they are disappointing but inconsequential stumbles in the law’s long march [...]

KING BARACK REWRITES OBAMACARE… AGAIN

In today’s American Spectator, I discuss His Majesty’s latest illegal decree: Obamacare’s supporters have long insisted that it is the “law of the land,” implicitly suggesting that it is immutable and permanent. Evidently, it hasn’t occurred to these people to mention that to their dear leader. His Majesty, Barack I, obviously thinks of the Patient [...]

CAN SHAMELESS, BASELESS PROPAGANDA SAVE THE DEMOCRATS

In my latest column for the American Spectator, I discuss the pathetic attempt by the Democrats to save their Senate majority with preposterous distortions of the recent SCOTUS ruling on the HHS contraception mandate. For most of 2014, the Democrats looked on the looming congressional elections with considerable dread. All of the standard indicators portend [...]

WHY SCOTUS RULED IN FAVOR OF HOBBY LOBBY

In today’s American Spectator I try to cut through the hysteria about Hobby Lobby’s victory in the Supreme Court, and explain why the justices ruled they way they did. This is actually a big win for everyone: This morning’s Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby will doubtless precipitate a flood of stories from [...]

MSM SMEARS MORE LIPSTICK ON OBAMACARE

In today’s American Spectator I discuss some of the more laughable attempts by the “reporters” of the American press corps to make this bloated, stinking pig presentable for the midterms: The legacy news media are once again doting on the porcine Affordable Care Act with an extravagance not lavished on a pig since P.G. Wodehouse [...]

THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF HOBBY LOBBY

In today’s American Spectator, I discuss the increasingly hysterical claims made by our progressive friends about the consequences of a Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby. The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its ruling in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby on June 26, and the closer we get to that date the [...]

THE EMPLOYER MANDATE IS A GONER

In today’s American Spectator, I discuss the imminent demise of Obamacare’s employer mandate: Conservatives have long known that Obamacare’s employer mandate, if implemented, will create harmful distortions in the labor market and damage the economy … When conservative policy experts and business groups first pointed this out, however, Obamacare supporters robotically recited the usual canards [...]

PHOTO FOUND SHOWING BUSH ON GRASSY KNOLL

In today’s American Spectator I discuss the preposterous claim, made by Nancy Pelosi and other brain donors, that George Bush is to blame for the VA scandal: OK, I admit that I made up the above headline. But, if Nancy Pelosi can blame the VA scandal on George Bush, why can’t I accuse him of [...]

THE OBVIOUS LESSONS OF THE VA SCANDAL

In today’s American Spectator, I discuss the latest VA scandal and suggest a way to end the long history of atrocities committed by the Veterans Medical Healthcare System: My father was a veteran of World War II, and thus eligible to receive medical treatment at the VA hospital that operated a few miles from our [...]

IRAQ VET CONTINUES BATTLE AGAINST OBAMACARE

In today’s American Spectator, I discuss this Thursday’s hearing of Sissel v. HHS by the U.S. District Court of Appeals: A year ago I compared decorated veteran Matt Sissel to Horatius, a Roman soldier said to have single-handedly defended a bridgehead against an invasion force intent on imposing a tyrannical regime on the free republic. [...]