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October 23, 2013

Obamacare vs. Beer Money

In the Rose Garden the other day, President Obama insisted that, while the federal Obamacare exchanges weren’t working very well, the product they were selling was
October 25, 2013

The GOP’s “Truce” on Social Issues is Political Suicide

Conventional wisdom suggests that in 2012, social issues distracted from the Republican Party’s winning economic message, causing the GOP to lose. At American Principles in Action, we
October 26, 2013

The Larger Significance of the Health Care Law’s Failure to Launch

Pat Buchanan has a column on the embarrassing failings of the government’s health care website, written with all of his usual brio, wit, and pugnacity.  While
October 29, 2013

“I spent two years defending Obamacare … I have now learned that I was wrong.”

Meet Sue Klinkhamer. She worked in the office of Representative Bill Foster, a Democrat from Illinois. Her boss voted for Obamacare and she was a proud
October 30, 2013

A Rallying Cry For Virginia, And For Decency

In less than a week, Virginians will go to the polls to elect a new governor. On the ticket are two contenders: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia’s current
October 30, 2013

Obamacare’s Deeper Problems: Three Views

I’d like to follow up on CatholicVote’s most recent posting, which notes that the problems with the health care law go deeper than mere problems with
November 4, 2013

Remember Joe (“You Lie!”) Wilson?

This afternoon as I was thinking about the political scene, I suddenly remembered Joe Wilson, the Republican House member from South Carolina who vaulted himself to
November 5, 2013

Lies, Libertarians, and the Future: The Virginia Election is a Bellwether for the Nation

It’s Election Day in Virginia. With polls putting the unlikable Terry McAuliffe ahead by six points at the eleventh hour, it’s anyone’s guess how this is going
November 6, 2013

The Conservative Culture Warrior at 75

Pat Buchanan turned 75 the other day.  His birthday is November 2: All Souls Day.  When I saw an article mentioning this, I was reminded of