By David Freddoso | 12/01/13 11:37 AM
“Conservatives are operating on the assumption that [Obamacare is] an irredeemable disaster that they can ride all the way to 2016,” New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote on his blog last week, “but the facts on the ground are getting better by the day.” He went on: “Obamacare...
By David Freddoso | 11/23/13 06:30 PM
When Democrats invoked the so-called “nuclear option” last week, changing Senate rules to let President Obama's judicial nominees go through with simple majority votes, their opportunism was evident.
By David Freddoso | 11/17/13 11:30 AM
“If people are looking for an excuse not to do the right thing on immigration reform,” President Obama said during his Nov. 14 White House news conference, “you can always find an excuse - we've run out of time, this is hard, the list goes on and on.” He would know. “Far from being...
By David Freddoso | 11/10/13 03:39 PM
First, President Obama said that if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. Now he has shifted to arguing that you shouldn't have liked it, but he's sorry if his deception caused you any inconvenience. Not to say this argument is going over well, but it might be harder still to defend...
By David Freddoso | 11/02/13 01:40 PM
Now embarrassed by his oft-repeated and false promise that “if you like your health plan you can keep it,” Obama has retreated to a new line of defense: Your old health plan had to be canceled because it was “junk.”
By David Freddoso | 10/26/13 08:54 AM
Obamacare's federal website is a mess, creating massive obstacles to enrollment in the law's health insurance exchange plans. Those taking President Obama's advice to apply by phone or by mail will fare little better, as their information must still be fed through the same glitchy computer...
By David Freddoso | 10/19/13 04:24 PM
Sometimes, people just believe what they want to believe, even if it's wrong. This aptly describes the conservative self-delusion over what happened in Congress last week when Republicans finally backed away from the strategy of shutting down the government to stop the Obamacare law.
By David Freddoso | 10/12/13 07:59 PM
“By allowing more foreign sugar into the United States, we create unnecessary and hurtful competition.” What left-wing hater of business and free markets could have said such a thing on the House floor Friday? It was Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, who over his nine-year career in Congress has...
By David Freddoso | 10/07/13 11:23 AM
Amid the current government shutdown, pundits are looking for something to blame for what wrongly seems to them like an unprecedented ideological standoff.
By David Freddoso | 09/29/13 01:42 PM
Last week's theatrics over “defunding Obamacare” were just the beginning of our nation's latest bout of crisis governance. For now, Washington is consumed with the possibility of a government shutdown - a public relations battle which, despite what some conservatives are trying to convince...
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