This year’s bill was misnamed as a “farm bill.” It was really a food stamp bill, with 80% of its spending going for the food stamp program (officially renamed now SNAP, or Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program).
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Anecdote isn’t the singular of data. But it’s not an exaggeration to say the political success or failure of Obamacare’s model hinges on whether or not young and healthy people behave the same way as I did.
The goals of limited government, fiscal responsibility, traditional values, and strong defense have been an ever-present litany of bullet points from Republican politicians – but talking about limited government and actually delivering on it are two very different things.
As President Obama runs about trying to engage states in his Medicare-like preschool proposal, it’s time for Republicans to start thinking as much about small children as they are about illegal immigrants.
President Barack Obama released his 2014 budget proposal, which would spend $3.8 trillion. The budget contains a tax hike of some $800 billion, including a requirement that “millionaires” pay at[...]
The competing budgets released last week by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-WA) definitively define the growing differences between the two[...]
In the aftermath of the 2012 elections, Republicans took solace in the idea that while the GOP isn’t doing well in Washington, it’s winning in emphatic fashion elsewhere. Republicans have[...]
In Virginia, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling says he will make his decision on whether or not to run for governor as independent next month. The latest poll from Quinnipiac shows he turns an even[...]
President Obama told America the morning of February 19 that if the sequester goes through on March 1: “It will eviscerate job-creating investments in education and energy and medical research….[...]
President Reagan famously said “Government is not the answer to the problem. Government IS the problem.” But keeping with his unwavering theme as the unrelenting opposite of Reagan in every[...]
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