OP-ED: Supreme Court Might Kill ObamaCare Before Election — If Obama’s Lucky

Why did the Obama administration, after dragging out the various court challenges to ObamaCare, suddenly step on the gas? The administration surprised court watchers by passing up a chance to slow down ObamaCare’s long march to an eventual Supreme Court ruling. In failing to request a hearing by all the appeals court judges of the 11th Circuit — to overturn an anti-ObamaCare decision by three of its members — the administration...

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OP-ED: Rep. Allen West Threatens to Resign From Congressional Black Caucus

The tea party, according to Rep. Andre Carson, D-Ind., a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, would “love to see us as second-class citizens” … and “some of them in Congress right now with this tea party movement would love to see you and me … hanging on a tree.” Of the tea party’s influence on Congress, Carson called it an “effort that we’re seeing of Jim Crow.” Another...

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OP-ED: The Welfare State: Too Many Takers — Not Enough Givers

The Irish cabdriver complained almost nonstop during our half-hour drive to the Belfast International Airport. He especially worried about the job prospects for his 20-something son and, for that matter, about those for the generation of young people who face a “sh-tty” future on this beautiful island full of friendly people. “Give me,” I finally said, “the No. 1 reason for the economic problems...

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Democrat ‘Budget Plan’: Attack the Tea Party and Misquote Reagan

To hear Democrats tell it, two things cripple the chance for a budget deal: the dastardly tea party, and the GOP’s failure to understand that its beloved Ronald Reagan was actually militantly pro-tax. Gag me. The same we-won-the-election-and-elections-have-consequences lefties now cry out for “bipartisanship.” Those who cheered the bulldog way that ObamaCare became law now want the resurgent Republicans to...

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Time Magazine: We Don’t Need No Stinking Constitution

“When the chief justice read me the oath,” President Franklin D. Roosevelt said to a speechwriter, “and came to the words ‘support the Constitution of the United States,’ I felt like saying: ‘Yes, but it’s the Constitution as I understand it, flexible enough to meet any new problem of democracy — not the kind of Constitution your court has raised up as a barrier to progress and...

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