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Election Consequences: Decline of Doctor-Owned Practices

Election Consequences: Decline of Doctor-Owned Practices

With the re-election of President Barack Obama, the Affordable Care Act’s regulations will continue to roll out through 2014. There will be new rules for how the states and the federal government will run the new health insurance “exchanges.” Insurance

The 2012 U.S. Electorate

The 2012 U.S. Electorate

The 2012 electorate made its choice… Free Stuff instead of Freedom.  Oh, and maybe since America elected a black man as president for two terms, lib-progs will finally stop throwing their race cards around so much (yeah right, I know).  Cross-Posted:

Latino Catholics: Immigration, Not Religion, Decided Vote

Latino Catholics: Immigration, Not Religion, Decided Vote

Those who think that the immigration issue was not a primary concern for the American Latino community in the 2012 election may want to think again.  While the Catholic Church strongly urged its parishioners to vote against a president that

Team Obama: 'You Can't Transfer' Our Ground Game to Other Democrats

Team Obama: 'You Can't Transfer' Our Ground Game to Other Democrats

David Plouffe, one of the Obama campaign’s most senior advisers, on Thursday said the Obama administration’s vaunted ground game and data sets could not be transferred to generic Democrats. Plouffe’s comments suggest that Election Day was more about Obama’s appeal

**EXCLUSIVE** Senate Minority Leader: No Tax Hikes

**EXCLUSIVE** Senate Minority Leader: No Tax Hikes

With conservatives across the country concerned about a rumored Republican cave-in in Washington, D.C. over tax policy, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is speaking out. Read his lips: no tax hikes. McConnell said in an exclusive statement to Breitbart

House Speaker: Time To Solve Comprehensive Immigration Reform

House Speaker: Time To Solve Comprehensive Immigration Reform

House Speaker John Boehner today came out in favor of comprehensive immigration reform in an interview with ABC News: This issue has been around far too long. A comprehensive approach is long overdue, and I’m confident that the president, myself,

Boehner: Obamacare 'Law of the Land'

Boehner: Obamacare 'Law of the Land'

In an exclusive interview with ABC News today, House Speaker John Boehner said there would be no more attempts to repeal Obamacare. “Obamacare is the law of the land,” he said. “The election changed” the situation, said Boehner. While some

Boehner: Ryan Not Leader of the GOP

Boehner: Ryan Not Leader of the GOP

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) denied today that recently-defeated vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) was the leader of the Republican Party. “Oh, I wouldn’t think so. Paul Ryan’s a policy wonk,” said Boehner. “He’s involved in

Boehner: Tax Increases 'Unacceptable'

Boehner: Tax Increases 'Unacceptable'

Today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) set the stage for a showdown on spending and taxes with newly re-elected President Obama. In an interview with ABC News, Boehner said it was “unacceptable” to raise tax rates as part of a

Holder Not Sure if 'Gas Left in the Tank' for Four More Years

Holder Not Sure if 'Gas Left in the Tank' for Four More Years

Eric Holder says he has not decided whether he will continue as Attorney General during Obama’s second term in office. Holder was speaking to a group of law students at the University of Baltimore Thursday. He indicated he will speak

FEMA Closes Doors as Sandy Victims Continue to Suffer

FEMA Closes Doors as Sandy Victims Continue to Suffer

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, there have been heartwarming stories of goodwill and generosity among fellow citizens. Many areas of NY and NJ devastated by the storm are still without power, and with Wednesday’s snowstorm, their struggles to fight off

Texas Senator-Elect Ted Cruz: Harbinger of a Viable GOP

Texas Senator-Elect Ted Cruz: Harbinger of a Viable GOP

Ted Cruz, the Tea Party Republican from Texas of Hispanic descent, won his Senate bid on Tuesday, providing what may prove to be the most significant win for conservatives and Republicans when it comes to the future of the movement

CBO Report: $1 Trillion Deficit Despite Increased Tax Revenue

CBO Report: $1 Trillion Deficit Despite Increased Tax Revenue

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported on Wednesday that the United States incurred a budget deficit of over $1 trillion for the fourth consecutive fiscal year, even though tax revenue from all major sources increased.   In October, the federal

Life Sentence in Giffords Shooting

Life Sentence in Giffords Shooting

(AP) Life sentence in Ariz attack that wounded GiffordsBy JACQUES BILLEAUD and BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated PressTUCSON, Ariz.The man who pleaded guilty to a deadly Arizona shooting rampage that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was sentenced to life in prison Thursday.

Waste: GOP Squandered Its Money Edge

Waste: GOP Squandered Its Money Edge

Rarely has so much been spent to so little effect.  In 2010, when the Supreme Court stood up for free speech and struck down limitations on campaign spending, the left and the media terrified themselves, imagining a flood of money

Re-selling the American Dream

Re-selling the American Dream

After the dust has settled on the 2012 election, Republicans, establishment types, Tea Partiers and the like, need to take a long hard look at our electoral failures. There are those that will blame the Romney campaign, those who will

VA Votes to Protect Property Rights

VA Votes to Protect Property Rights

On Tuesday, three quarters of Virginians voted to amend the state’s Constitution to protect property owners from eminent domain abuse by the government.  Question 1 amends Section 11 of the Virginia Constitution’s Bill of Rights. The amendment protects property owners

Fiscal Cliff: 54 Days Until $7 Trillion Tax Hike

Fiscal Cliff: 54 Days Until $7 Trillion Tax Hike

In 54 days, $7 trillion in tax hikes and spending cuts over the next decade will automatically go into effect.  If America goes over this “fiscal cliff,” experts say the already rickety U.S. economy could implode.  To avert the economic

The Polls Were Right, We Were Wrong, and That's the Good News

The Polls Were Right, We Were Wrong, and That's the Good News

Quick Note: This post should’ve published yesterday. It’s late because I asked to be the one to write it. Unfortunately, though, I had a family emergency hit on Election Day morning and, after spending 36 hours in a hospital recliner

Breitbart/Judicial Watch Poll: A Warning Against Compromise

Breitbart/Judicial Watch Poll: A Warning Against Compromise

The Breitbart News Network/Judicial Watch post-election survey released today is a warning to those who have argued, in the wake of the 2012 election, that the way for the Republican Party to broaden its appeal is to compromise on core

Vegas Business Owner Fires 22 Employees After Obama Victory

Vegas Business Owner Fires 22 Employees After Obama Victory

After President Barack Obama won reelection, a Las Vegas business owner fired 22 employees because he feared he could no longer keep up with the costs that would be imposed on his business due to regulations such as Obamacare.  The

Boeing Announces Layoffs — After Election

Boeing Announces Layoffs — After Election

The day after President Obama was elected to a second term, Boeing announced a 30 percent cut in managerial positions in the company.  Those being laid off were told the company is an “affordability drive” which has already allowed it

It's the Compassion Narrative, Stupid

It's the Compassion Narrative, Stupid

Obamacare did not help the President get reelected Tuesday, but exit polls suggest the narrative that Obama cares more may have been the difference between winning and losing. We’ve all heard the phrase “It’s the economy, stupid” coined by James

Michigan Political Bedfellows: Santa Claus and the Thief

Michigan Political Bedfellows: Santa Claus and the Thief

Things are strange in Michigan these days. In Michigan’s 11th district, Republican Kerry Bentivolio won the election to replace Thaddeus McCotter for the House seat. Bentivolio has a strange resume, to say the least. He was an auto designer, teacher

The Wealthiest Preferred Obama

The Wealthiest Preferred Obama

You would think that the wealthiest people in the country would have preferred Mitt Romney to Barack Obama, since Obama wants to raise taxes on the richest members of society. You’d be wrong. According to a CNBC.com analysis of Tuesday’s