Post Tagged with: "Obama’s Second Term"

GOP’s Midterm Rout: The Good, The Bad, and The Not So Pretty

GOP’s Midterm Rout: The Good, The Bad, and The Not So Pretty

November 17, 2014 at 3:45 pm 2 comments

by John Giokaris: In short, while 2014 was an historic night of gains for the Republican Party throughout the country, we should all be cognizant of the difference between presidential electorates and midterm electorates. It’s no surprise that voter turnout was lower in a midterm election year. That’s historically been […]

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Plutocracy No More: A Conservative Response to Inequality

Plutocracy No More: A Conservative Response to Inequality

January 30, 2014 at 11:30 am 0 comments

by Jeremy Kee: “It is the power of our vote, not the size of our bank account that drives our democracy.” Thus spoke President Obama in his recent State of the Union address. The clear implication is that America is at risk of transitioning into a sort of democratic plutocracy, […]

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The ObamaCare Opportunity For Conservatives to Champion the Poor and Working Americans

The ObamaCare Opportunity For Conservatives to Champion the Poor and Working Americans

December 11, 2013 at 8:30 am 1 comment

by Prof. Patrick Garry: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is historic in several ways.  It marks an unprecedented expansion of an over-indebted federal government into a huge part of the American economy.  It intrudes in unprecedented ways into the personal health care decisions of individuals.  And the implementation of the […]

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Obamacare’s Fine Print

Obamacare’s Fine Print

October 11, 2013 at 2:15 pm 2 comments

by Katherine Restrepo: It has been several days since ObamaCare’s health insurance exchanges launched for enrollment.  Individuals can now purchase federally qualified health plans from participating insurers.  People with pre-existing conditions can no longer be denied coverage. Sounds good so far, right? Not so fast. If you decide to sign up for […]

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Individualism is No Sin: The (Anti)Heroism of Edward Snowden

Individualism is No Sin: The (Anti)Heroism of Edward Snowden

July 3, 2013 at 8:30 am 5 comments

by Evan Bernick: Edward Snowden may not have done the right thing, but his individualism makes him a hero.  It didn’t take long for columnists, commentators, and concerned citizens to debate the morality of Edward Snowden’s actions. Such debate is good and valuable. As he explained to Guardian columnist Glenn […]

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We Haven’t Won Yet

We Haven’t Won Yet

June 12, 2013 at 8:40 am 1 comment

What the Liberal Media Still Doesn’t Get About Obama and Why We Should be Worried by Evan Bernick: We’re all libertarians now– or so it would seem. After years of fawning editorials that read like transcripts of President Obama’s public comments, the New York Times last week denounced the President […]

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The Danger the Obama Scandals Pose to Conservatives

The Danger the Obama Scandals Pose to Conservatives

June 5, 2013 at 8:35 am 1 comment

by Prof. Patrick Garry: The Obama presidency has had a rocky start to its second term.  Not only has it failed to escape from the whirlpool of scandals that engulfed it months ago, but it has been drawn deeper into more and more scandals.  These scandals obviously threaten to derail […]

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