The successful bulk telephone-metadata acquisition program has not only helped keep America safe since 9/11, but notably it has significantly more civil-liberty safeguards built into it than are built into investigatory powers commonly used in routine criminal cases.
House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price introduces new legislation, based on the 2017 Project’s alternative, that is “the strongest Obamacare alternative offered in Congress to date,” thereby providing “the best chance” so far “to unite Republicans” and pave the road to full repeal.
Should the upcoming Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell go against the Obama Administration, conservatives in Congress will have a unique opportunity to support a bold repeal-and-replace plan in 37 states.
Under a winning alternative, costs would drop, liberty would be secured, and any American who wants to buy health insurance would be able to do so.
A win in King v. Burwell would give Republicans a great opportunity to propose repealing and replacing essentially all of Obamacare in 37 states, but doing so would require some political courage.
Twenty years of employing effective law-enforcement strategies, including community and “broken windows” policing, have lowered both crime rates and incarceration rates, and reversing course would set us back decades.
While Obamacare consolidates power, compels free citizens to buy things they don’t want, and dumps millions into Medicaid, Rep. Price’s new alternative—which debuted with 46 House cosponsors—would lower costs, increase quality, and benefit millions of Main Street Americans.
“Illegal immigration is a subsidy” for the well-off, who can get cheaper services than they could “if the country had a strictly legal labor market and lower levels of overall immigration,” but it’s bad for American workers and often for the illegal immigrants themselves.”
China gets more financing from the Ex-Im Bank than any other country does, and most of it goes to state-owned entities.