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Don’t ‘Fix’ Obamacare

King v. Burwell provides Republicans with a time for choosing: they can prepare to negotiate “fixes” to Obamacare with the Obama administration, or they can lay out a plan that would effectively repeal and replace Obamacare in 36 states and lay the groundwork for full repeal in 2017.

The Weekly Standard, February 2, 2015
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    Wimping Out on Obamacare?

    After riding an anti-Obamacare wave to control of the Senate and gains in the House, Republicans seem to be focused on small-ball “fixes” to Obamacare that please their corporate backers, rather than on paving the way to full repeal and replacement.

    The Weekly Standard, January 9, 2015
  • Inaugural Podcast: The Crazy Ones

    Jeff Anderson talks with Owen Brennan and Patrick Jones about college football, a plan for overhauling the Republican presidential nomination process, and the importance....

    Ricochet, December 31, 2014
  • Heartland Podcast: The 2017 Project Plan to Replace Obamacare

    Jeff Anderson talks about how the 2017 Project’s Winning Alternative to Obamacare can pave the way to full repeal with a plan that would move things in a conservative direction from the pre-Obamacare status quo.

    The Heartland Institute, December 11, 2014
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    WSJ to Congress: Cede the Power of the Purse

    The claim that Congress should never force a battle over funding the government, that it must always give the president the funding he insists upon—even for unconstitutional purposes—amounts to a claim that Congress should hand off the power of the purse.

    The Weekly Standard, December 5, 2014
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    Obama’s Illogic on Executive Lawlessness—and Congress’s Response

    Our system of government cannot work if the president violates his duty to faithfully execute the laws, so Congress—the branch with the greatest powers of self-defense—must defend its turf and hence the Constitution.

    The Weekly Standard, November 25, 2014
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    Washington, Lincoln, Obama Codemn Obama

    The nation’s two greatest statesman and its current president have all decried the sorts of lawless actions that President Obama has now undertaken, warning that such actions are incompatible with the Constitution, the presidential oath of office, and republican government.

    The Weekly Standard, November 21, 2014
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    The CBO Effectively Used Gruber’s Model to Score Obamacare

    There is not a lot of daylight between the model the CBO developed and used to score Obamacare and the Jonathan Gruber model the Obama administration paid to use, and an amazing number of “independent” favorable reviews of Obamacare ultimately trace to Gruber.

    The Weekly Standard, November 16, 2014
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    TWS Podcast: The Obamacare Lies

    The 2017 Project’s executive director Jeff Anderson discusses Jonathan Gruber’s comments about “the stupidity of the American voter” and the importance of using noblelies to pass legislation that empowers the ruling class.

    The Weekly Standard, November 12, 2014
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    GOP Hammers Democrats on Obamacare, Spending, and Immigration

    To cut through the spin and understand what the 2014 elections were really about, one need only look at the issues candidates used in their ads to persuade voters: Obamacare, spending, and immigration.

    The Weekly Standard, November 4, 2014
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    To Govern Is to Defend the Constitution

    There is no more central act of governing than defending our founding charter.

    The Weekly Standard, November 19, 2014
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    Anti-Obamacare Ads Dominate GOP Ad Buys in October

    Liberals claim this election isn’t about Obamacare, but Republican ad buys in Senate races this October say otherwise—as the GOP is running far more anti-Obamacare ads than ads on jobs, spending, taxes, international affairs, energy, immigration, or anything else.

    The Weekly Standard, October 28, 2014
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    A Huge Loss for Obamacare and Its Allies

    Tuesday’s election—the second historic loss for President Obama’s signature legislation—helps pave the way for the full repeal of Obamacare and its replacement with a conservative alternative.

    The Weekly Standard, November 6, 2014
  • The Second Obamacare Election

    Contrary to the mainstream media’s claims, Obamacare is the principal issue driving this election, as Americans are poised to show for a second time their displeasure with the overhaul and their insistence upon repeal.

    The Weekly Standard, October 27, 2014
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    The Obamacare Debate Heats Up in Virginia

    The Washington Post’s attack on a conservative alternative to Obamacare confirms that two core contentions of Obamacare’s supporters—conservatives don’t have an alternative, and the debate is over—are false.

    The Weekly Standard, October 19, 2014