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More pressure is on Obama with the fiscal cliff negotiations

There seems to be an assumption that with the fiscal cliff debate, President Barack Obama has the upper hand and that Republicans are under pressure to cave to the president’s demands for $250K-plus, or $400K-plus tax hikes and virtually no … Read More

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On Medicare, seniors more upset with Obama than Ryan, GOP

There isĀ an assumption that the selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s GOP presidential running mate will drive senior voters away from the ticket. The argument is because Ryan supports a Medicare reform plan that includes vouchers an an … Read More

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Obama, Democrats want to tether middle class to more reliance on government

The president of hope and change had some harsh words for the only serious budget proposal out there. He called Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget plan, which outlines a fiscal austerity plan that includes providing more budget autonomy to states, “social … Read More

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To save Medicare, Social Security, admit they are failures

If you want to save entitlements in the long-term, we have to stop calling them entitlements. We have to admit that Medicare and Social Security are failures — fiscal failures. Once our leaders can admit these programs are now welfare … Read More

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Call it what you want but there will be death panels

In a bit of political comedy, the Obama administration is freaking out over a New York Times report that ObamaCare will include compensating doctors for end of life consultations with their patients. This was originally in ObamaCare, but was quickly … Read More

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