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  • Obamacare's Pizza Tax: Taxing an Even Larger Slice

    08/13/2012 12:42:35 PM PDT · by 92nina · 3 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-08-10 | Justin Sykes
    Papa John's founder John Schnatter caused a stir this week with his comment that the Obamacare law would cause a "hike in pizza prices." The most stirring thing about John Schnatter's statement is...that it's true. As a result of Obamacare employers such as John Schnatter will be forced to change their workforce strategy, which means increasing the costs of products offered to consumers as well as layoffs. In a study recently released by Mercer, analysts surveyed 1,203 employers, 60% of which were preparing for an increase in cost as a direct result of Obamacare. Of employers hit the hardest by...
  • Wasserman-Schultz admits being an idiotic liar

    08/13/2012 4:38:59 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 27 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-13-12 | DrJohn
    Debbie Downer, aka Debbie Wasserman-Schulz, was interviewed by John Roberts on Fox News Sunday. Roberts asked her about the Priorites USA ad that implies that Mitt Romney caused a woman to die from cancer. In the ad Joe Soptic says “When Mitt Romney and Bain closed the plant, I lost my health care, and my family lost their health care,” Soptic says in the minute-long spot. “And a short time after that, my wife became ill . . . she passed away in 22 days.” There you go. Mitt Romney killed her. Never mind that Romney left Bain in 1999. Never mind...
  • Will Ryan Help Obama Win Jewish Votes?

    08/13/2012 5:02:39 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 63 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | Aug 13, 2012 | Jonathan Tobin
    After Mitt Romney announced his choice for vice president, the consensus among Democrats is all they have to do to win in November is to mention one word: Medicare. ....First, those Jewish voters who are most vulnerable to Mediscare tactics were already going to vote for Obama. If you are the sort of person who truly believes the Republicans are going to throw Bubbe over the cliff, you probably were never sufficiently concerned about Obama's pressure on Israel and unwillingness to confront Iran to cross over to the GOP. The minority of American Jews who consider Israel's security to be...
  • Grasping the Medicare Distortion

    08/12/2012 11:18:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 20 replies
    National Review Online ^ | August 12, 2012 | Yuval Levin
    Medicare as we know it is thus not an option. The choice is between, on the one hand, a reform that leaves current seniors untouched for life and offers future seniors a guaranteed comprehensive benefit and more choices about how to get it or, on the other hand, cuts that affect both current and future beneficiaries and yet are still likely to fail to avert the programs fiscal collapse. Mitt Romney offers the first a plan for saving Medicare without increasing the risk to seniors. Barack Obama offers the second a plan for raiding Medicare and watching it...
  • Overflowing Banks: In Obama Ad, Actress Offers Tampon TMI, But Can't Say the Word 'Abortion'?

    08/12/2012 11:18:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | August 12, 2012 | Tim Graham
    Actress Elizabeth Banks made a campaign video for Obama-Biden 2012 – just barely. Almost the entire 75 seconds is a defense of Planned Parenthood and their “essential services,” which is the euphemism feminists use to describe America’s leading provider of abortions. In fact, Banks could not bring herself to even mention the word or the concept of abortions, except indirectly as “that little five percent” of controversial things PPFA does that judgmental Mitt Romney dislikes. This is quite shocking in its discretion, considering Banks unloads TMI and talks about her massive menstrual flow: Elizabeth Banks on Planned Parenthood, Women's Health,...
  • Obama Campaign Says Slashing Medicare An 'Achievement'

    08/12/2012 10:10:07 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 10 replies
    Big Government ^ | August. 12, 2012 | Ben Shapiro
    This morning, Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter appeared on Face The Nation, where she discussed Obamacares $700 billion cuts to Medicare. She touted those cuts as an achievement: Well, you know ask the wealthy to pay a little bit more. Cut waste from the government. Reform Medicare. More than $300 billion in savings from Medicare. On top of the savings weve already achieved. You know I heard Mitt Romney deride the $700 billion cuts in Medicare that the president achieved through health care reform. This is how Paul Ryans selection has already shifted the debate. Now the Obama campaign...
  • Limbaugh: what is Planned Parenthood if not a death squad? Pittman: PP a murderous organization

    08/10/2012 5:14:48 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    LSN ^ | 8/10/2012 | Kathleen Gilbert
    August 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Radio host Rush Limbaugh this week said that Democrats should take a harder look at their own sources of funding before they criticize the GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney for making his fortune as co-founder of asset management firm Bain Capital. Rush Limbaugh So they say now in the Huffington Post that Mitt Romneys Bain Capital, way way back when it was originally founded, was seeded with money from Latin America deaths quads, said the conservative radio guru August 8. Well let me ask you a question. Whats the difference in that and the Democrats...
  • NYT Proves Romney Right On Welfare

    08/10/2012 2:44:06 PM PDT · by djone · 1 replies
    The smoking gun is always in the last place you look: I had some serious doubts about Mitt Romneys ad attacking Obamas welfare waiversuntil I read the New York Times editorial denouncing it. Now I know Romneys ad isnt as accurate as Id thought. Its much more accurate. The Times notes that one of the states proposing waivers from the 1996 welfare reforms work requirements is Nevadaindeed, Nevada was cited by the Obama Health and Human Services department when it quietly announced its plan to grant waivers on July 12 . ** Heres how the Times describes what Nevada wants...
  • In Colorado, Obama calls for end to "senseless violence"

    08/08/2012 4:39:03 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies
    Reuters ^ | August. 8, 2012
    DENVER (Reuters) - President Barack Obama used a campaign stop in Colorado on Wednesday to call for an end to "senseless violence" across the country, appealing to Americans to focus on ways to stop it. Referring to the shootings at a movie theater in Colorado and at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin in recent weeks, as well as last year's shooting of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and others in Arizona, Obama stopped short of calling for gun control but said concerted action was needed. "We've got to put an end to this kind of senseless violence, whether it's in Aurora,...
  • Pope: U.S. faces threats to religious freedom of unprecedented gravity

    08/08/2012 2:47:23 PM PDT · by NYer · 20 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 7, 2012 | PATRICK B. CRAINE
    ROME, Italy, August 7, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pope Benedict XVI is warning that the United States is facing threats of “unprecedented gravity” to religious freedom. In a letter on behalf of the pope to Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone observed that “concerted efforts are being made to redefine and restrict the exercise of the right to religious freedom.” The comments come as the U.S. bishops campaign for religious liberty in the face of attacks such as President Obama’s HHS mandate, which requires employers to cover contraceptives, sterilizations, and...
  • Obama Campaign Speech: No Compromise on Abortion Mandate

    08/08/2012 4:32:19 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | 8/8/12 | Steven Ertelt
    During a campaign stop in Denver, Colorado with pro-abortion activist Sandra Fluke, pro-abortion President Barack Obama refused to back down on the HHS mandate his administration put in place forcing religious groups to cover abortion-causing drugs.Let me tell youtheres nothing conservative about a government that prevents a woman from making her own health decisions, he said. Let me tell you something, DenverI dont think your boss should control the care you get, Obama added, referring to the desire by religious groups to not be forced to violate their own consciences.I think there is one person who should make decisions on...
  • Desperate Obama Scaring Woman Voters: Romney Will Take Us Back To The 1950's

    08/08/2012 4:30:52 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 41 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com/ ^ | August 8, 2012 | Breitbart
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  • Santorum GOP Convention Event for Romney Features Pro-Life Leaders

    08/08/2012 3:33:31 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 8 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Aug 8 2012 | by Steven Ertelt
    Rick Santorum has released more information about the event he is holding at the GOP convention for Mitt Romney, and it will feature a plethora of pro-life leaders and activists. As LifeNews has reported, Santorum, the pro-life former Republican presidential candidate, is organizing an event at the GOP convention later this month to rally pro-life, social conservative voters behind Romney. As LifeNews has reported, Santorum, the pro-life former Republican presidential candidate, is organizing an event at the GOP convention later this month to rally pro-life, social conservative voters behind Romney.Santorum is now the head of a conservative activist group he...
  • In Denver, Obama campaigns on free contraception (Sandra Fluke introduces him)

    08/08/2012 1:11:45 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 60 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8-8-2012 | Charlie Spiering
    August 8, 2012 In Denver, Obama campaigns on free contraception Charlie Spiering Speaking at a Women for Obama event in Denver, Colorado, President Obama touted free contraception offered to women by the Affordable Care Act. The president was introduced by contraception activist Sandra Fluke, who became the center of a controversy earlier this summer, after she spoke out against Catholic colleges that did not cover contraceptives. Obama reminded the audience that because of his reforms, insurance plans were covering the full cost of contraceptives, which he said was crucial for womens health because it was used not only for family...
  • House Votes Down DC Abortion Bill (required 2/3 vote)

    07/31/2012 5:17:14 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    National Journal ^ | 7/31/2012 | Meghan McCarthy
    The House voted down a bill restricting abortion access in the District of Columbia Tuesday, despite overwhelming Republican support for the legislation. The bill fell 220-154. It was voted on under suspension of the rules, a procedure that is typically reserved for legislation that is non-controversial. It also requires two-thirds of members voting in the affirmative -- in this case, 249 votes -- to pass. The bill stands no chance of getting through the Democratic-controlled Senate. Given that reality, putting the legislation up for a vote under suspension of the rules allows Republicans a chance to get Democrats on the...
  • Govt Broke by Sept 30: Funding ObamaCare in Spotlight - Why House Excuses for Funding Are Bogus

    07/26/2012 12:17:05 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 10 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 7-26-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is saying the House WILL fund the government, in yet another vote needed to support the swayed-back of Obama administration spending. We are out of money again on September 30th. When Boehner was asked if ObamaCare will be defunded in the next Continuing Resolution, he coyly answered: "our goal would be to make sure the government is funded." Many are taking that answer as yes, we will continue to fund ObamaCare.We have no budget. The unconstitutional spending will continue through a Continuing Resolution (CR). See why there is plenty of precedent for not funding this...
  • Obamacare Kills The Elderly Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!

    07/26/2012 8:10:32 AM PDT · by Signalman · 2 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 7/26/2008 | Dick Morris
    Dear Friend, In this video commentary, I discuss how Obamas rationing of health care means euthanasia for the elderly. Tune in!
  • Planned Parenthood Waited Five Hours Before Sending Abortion Victim to ER

    07/26/2012 12:11:50 PM PDT · by rhema · 27 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 7/26/12 | Steven Ertelt
    New documents a local CBS television station obtained in the case of a young African-American woman killed in a fatal botched legal abortion show Planned Parenthood waited over five hours before sending the woman to a local hospital for emergency care. Steve Miller of the CBS news affiliate WBBM has released a new report showing documents released in the botched abortion death of Tonya Reaves that alarmingly shows Planned Parenthood delayed summoning emergency care for the dying woman for five and a half hours after the abortion failed. At 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Reaves received a second-trimester dilation and evacuation...
  • Rep. Schakowsky Says She's Unaware hat Obamacare Reg Requires Offering Free Sterilizations

    07/25/2012 5:39:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 7/25/12 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D.-Ill.) said she was unaware that the preventive services regulation that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued under the Obamacare law requires health care plans to offer free sterilizations to girls as young as their teens. However, back in March, Schakowsky did acknowledge that the mandate offers sterilizations free of charge to college-age women, stressing that the HHS rules were designed to protect the health of women, women of all ages. The HHS regulation, which takes effect on Aug. 1, requires nearly all health care plans in the United States to provide, without
  • Federal grant thwarts GOP-led effort to close North Carolina Planned Parenthood clinic

    07/25/2012 2:57:42 PM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    McClatchy ^ | 7/25/2012 | CRAIG JARVIS
    One of the battles won by the conservatives who took over the North Carolina Legislature this session was stripping Planned Parenthood of its funding. But it is turning out to be a short-lived victory. The women's health organization has successfully applied for federal funds and will soon receive more than three times the amount Republican lawmakers had withheld. "We've weathered these increasing attacks on women's health care access the past couple of years," Paige Johnson, vice president of external and governmental affairs for Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina, said Tuesday. "Now we're able to do more for our patients."...