Senator Ted Cruz, Part 1 – The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
Senator Ted Cruz, Part 2 – The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
” Wondering how illegal immigration is affecting your pocket book? While the fiscal burden of illegal immigration on the United States taxpayerswas estimated at $113 billion in 2010, below you will find links to cost summaries for each separate state so that you can see specifically how this is impacting your state.”
AMAC, the leading Conservative Alternative to AARP
Dan Weber, President and Founder of AMAC, delivers remarks with the House GOP Doctors Caucus the day the Supreme Court decided to uphold ObamaCare. Standing with Dan are (from left to right) Representatives, Paul Broun (GA-10th), John Fleming (LA-4th), Phil Gingrey GA-11th), Joe Heck (NV-3rd), Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-25th), and Tim Murphy (PA-18th).
” If you haven’t chosen AMAC over AARP yet, here’s why you should.
During the first debate, President Obama touted the support of AARP for ObamaCare several times, clearly tying them together.
Further proof that they were working in concert can be found in recently released emails between the White House and AARP operatives. As the emails show, AARP threw their tremendous power behind the legislation despite the fact they were getting calls overwhelmingly against it.
In fact, on September 20, 2012, Kimberley A. Strassel of the Wall Street Journal wrote:“Thanks to just-released emails from the House Energy and Commerce Committee, we now know that AARP worked through 2009-2010 as an extension of a Democratic White House, toiling daily to pass a health bill that slashes $716 billion from Medicare, strips seniors of choice, and sets the stage for rationing. We know that despite AARP’s awareness that its seniors overwhelmingly opposed the bill, the ‘nonpartisan organization’ chose to serve the president’s agenda.The 71 pages of emails show an AARP management taking orders from the White House, scripting the president’s talking points, working to keep its board ‘in line’ and pledging a fealty to ‘the cause.’ Seniors deserve to know all this, as AARP seeks to present itself as neutral in this presidential election.” “
” Republican governors are following the script of Obama and Clinton in their campaign strategy for the Medicaid expansion that is needed to implement ObamaCare: The cast of earnest white coats and tearful upstanding, hard-working patients with hard-luck stories. Statements that sound as though they were written by the same PR firm. The same dire consequences of inaction.
“It’s just the right thing to do,” is a favorite concluding sentence.
What “it” basically means is to get the “free” federal money before somebody else does. Since it doesn’t cost “us” anything, at least not at first, it’s a “no brainer” to just grab it. It means billions of dollars, and thousands of jobs, for “us.
But if we exercise our brains for a minute, we see that in reality the billions go to “them,” not “us.” They are the ones in the expensive suits lurking in the background and attending the closed-door meetings. They are the million-dollar-a-year executives of managed-care companies or administrators in big hospital chains. They get the billions and trickle a portion down to people in scrubs and white coats who do real work, for the care of approved patients. They are the real players; the visible ones are props, shills, or camouflage. They are the decision-makers, who decide who is eligible for what.
They don’t think like doctors. Doctors ask, “What is the best way to help this patient with hepatitis c?” Rather, they ask, “Is this person with a certain set of social characteristics worth spending some of ‘our’ resources?” “
” During a recent hearing, Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) confronted Dr. Tom Frieden, the Director for the Centers for Disease Control about misleading statements the White House made in regards to the impact sequestration would have on vaccines for children. The video really and truly does speak for itself.
Rep. Harris’s office said this to IJ Review in an official statement:
It’s troubling that President Obama decided to play politics with sequestration instead of working to find a solution to cut government waste and get spending under control. The American people are sick of this president constantly campaigning and are yearning for leadership to tackle the major challenges we face.”
” The welcome materials the federal government directs new immigrants to read — which detail, among other facets of American life, how and where to get government benefits — are in the process of getting a bit of a makeover to increase accessibility for newcomers.
The WelcometoUSA.gov website, which bills itself as “the U.S. Government’s official web portal for new immigrants,” maintained by the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will soon feature information about President Barack Obama’s signature health care legislation, USCIS spokesman Chris Bentley told The Daily Caller.”
” The text on the front page of the site has also been significantly reduced. Initially the text read:
“Welcome to the United States! On behalf of the President of the United States and the American people, we welcome you to this great nation. The United States has benefited from the contributions of immigrants since its founding more than 200 years ago, and we are certain that our newest immigrants will continue this storied legacy. Freedom and opportunity are of the utmost importance in the United States and we wish you the very best as you begin your journey. As a permanent resident, you have made the decision to call the United States your home. It is now your responsibility to learn about this country’s civic values, its rich history, and its citizens. As you settle into your new home, WelcometoUSA.gov will help you find basic information about the United States and your new community. The Federal Government has a variety of resources for you. We encourage you to learn as much as you can about this country as you are now a valued part of our nation. Your contributions will help ensure the success of the United States for years to come. Congratulations and welcome. We hope you enjoy great success in the United States.”
It now says:
“Welcome to the United States! On behalf of the President of the United States and the American people, we welcome you to this great nation. The United States has benefited from the contributions of immigrants since its founding more than 200 years ago. As you settle into your new home, WelcometoUSA.gov will help you find basic information about the United States and your new community.” “
60,000 patients put on death pathway without being told but minister still says controversial end-of-life plan is 'fantastic'
- Pathway involves the sick being sedated and usually denied nutrition and fluids
- Families kept in the dark when doctors withdraw lifesaving treatment
- Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said pathway was a 'fantastic step forward'
- Anti-euthanasia group said: ‘The Pathway is designed to finish people off double quick…
” Is it guns? Is it mental illness? Is it a “society that has lost the understanding that decent human values are important,” as Kelsey points out? No one knows the answer, and anyone that claims to know the answer cannot possibly prove themselves to be correct. Maybe America needs to bring responsible gun owners, advocates for the betterment of mental illness, and several other different types of leaders together to talk about what we need to do to prevent these types of horrendous crimes from happening again, because simply pointing politically-postured fingers at gun owners and the NRA will not solve anything, and it certainly won’t bring the country closer together. “
” If you’re on our facebook page ever, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve been absolutely bombarded with liberals lately. They’re in epic panic mode now that the election is just a day away, and their hysteria is at an all time high.
Case in point. Leslie Vaughn wrote this in response to the post/picture I put up last night about liberal feminists.
She had so many talking points in it I thought it might be a good idea to address each one in the same post, so that perhaps these misguided, misinformed, mistaken women might learn something. (I know, not likely, but I wanted to at least give it the old college try.)
- “Support contraception!” Leslie says. Newsflash, Leslie. Many many many conservatives DO support contraception. We have nothing against it. In fact, I consider contraception to be sort of a hallmark of one of the basic guiding principles of conservatism – which is TAKING PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. You want to have sex and not get pregnant? Protect yourself. It’s really simple. What we do NOT support, is forcing others to pay for your desire to have sex. Which leads me to Leslie’s next talking point. “
” Although those asked in this CNN poll said Obama “won the debate” 46-39, look at the responses on who voters find would be better to handle the economy, healthcare, tax policy, and the deficit.
Obama may have “scored style points”, but clearly Romney showed a vision and poked holes in Obama’s record. What do you think of these numbers? “
” AARP bucked the President, telling him to stop quoting them. Joel Gehrke, of The Examinerwrites, concerning AARP’s statements:
“While we respect the rights of each campaign to make its case to voters, AARP has never consented to the use of its name by any candidate or political campaign,” the group posted in a statement. “AARP is a nonpartisan organization and we do not endorse political candidates nor coordinate with any candidate or political party.”
This comes as quite the surprise, especially considering the fact that they were a notoriously large supporter of Obamacare (and benefits tremendously from the ACA). One would think that the lobbying organization would do everything in its power to help the President in his hour of dire need, but it appears as if they’ve publicly thrown their man under the bus.”
” I haven’t written much lately about the insurance sales organization doing business as a senior citizens advocacy group using the name AARP.
You have AARP, among other corporate sell-outs, to thank for Obamacare, as I posted in 2009-2010:
When Will AARP, Consumers Union
and AMA Be Held To Account for
Obamacare? AARP Rides To Obamacare’s Rescue, Again Alphabet Soup of Health Care
Delusions AARP and Consumers Union Should Put Their Money Where Their Pro-Tax Mouths Are
AARP Prepares To Sell Out Seniors
AARP Shills for Kennedy
So Paul Ryan being booed by an
organization which has caused so much damage to our economy and our health care system should be viewed as a badge of honor.”
Video at the link .
“President Obama brazenly accused the Republicans of being liars, so it’s only fair game to look at the president’s own monumental
record of “fibs.”This list of Obama’s top ten biggest lies is by no means exhaustive.
An explanatory note is in order. A lie is something said to deliberately mislead people or is otherwise a broken promise that one could
honor. One of the reasons it has been deemed politically incorrect to call someone a “liar” is because the government and the mainstream media want to do it constantly without being called on it.”
” Sandra Fluke, the free- contraception activist whose claim to fame was getting insulted by Rush Limbaugh, is hitting the campaign trail with President
Obama in Colorado today. But she
started the day off with an anti-Romney column in the Huffington Post (via Daily Caller ):
The morning of noted contraception activist Sandra
Fluke’s campaign appearance
with President Barack Obama
in Denver, the newly minted
lawyer explained she is “standing with Obama” in an effort to protect women’s health care. “
” Even before the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare on Thursday, one could detect among liberals a certain desperate willingness to pronounce the health care debate “over.” The message from the president and his surrogates—from the flacks at the DNC to the hacks at MSNBC—was that it was time, to use a favorite phrase of the left, to move on.
“We’re not going to re-litigate health care reform,” President Obama told an audience in Philadelphia earlier this month. The American people “understand we don’t need to refight this battle over health care,” he said at a fundraiser in Atlanta on Tuesday. “What the country cannot afford to do is refight the political battles of two years ago,”he said after the Court issued its decision.
But Obama is wrong. The health care battle is not settled. On the contrary: Justice Roberts’s opinion has airlifted the combatants to a different battlefield altogether. By affirming the individual mandate not on the grounds of the Commerce Clause but the congressional power to tax, Roberts has, intentionally or not, exposed the president as a liar, and as willing to raise taxes on middle class. “
” Before you look to do harm to Chief Justice Roberts or his family, it’s important that you think carefully about the meaning – the true nature — of his ruling on Obama-care. The Left will shout that they won, that Obama-care was upheld and all the rest. Let them.
It will be a short-lived celebration.
Here’s what really occurred — payback. Yes, payback for Obama’s numerous, ill-advised and childish insults directed toward SCOTUS.
Chief Justice Roberts actually ruled the mandate, relative to the commerce clause, was unconstitutional. That’s how the Democrats got Obama-care going in the first place. This is critical. His ruling means Congress can’t compel American citizens to purchase anything. Ever. The notion is now officially and forever, unconstitutional. As it should be.”
It seems that some of the sycophants are ceasing to genuflect at the all-mighty alter of Obama . Booker , Ford , et al failing to tow the company anti-capitalist line and now we have one of Obamacare’s architects acknowledging the wisdom of Paul Ryan’s healthcare proposal .
“First private equity and now the Ryan Plan. Will MIT economist Jon Gruber have to do a Cory Booker-like retraction (via the WaPo):
One health policy idea he thinks could work, albeit in the future, would be a premium support model akin to Ryan-Wyden. “
” “I think, ultimately, something like Ryan-Wyden is a good place to be, but not yet,” Gruber said. “In the long run, it’s a very good model. “
That is probably about as glowing an endorsement as one is likely to see from the left side of the aisle .