Tax Away, Big Government! ACA Moves Forward

Well, that just put a lid on everything I had been planning to tell you about today.  How can you screech about a new video game, or crabby comboxes, or ice cream flavors, when our federal government continues to usurp cherished American freedoms?Obamacare cannot be supported under the Commerce Clause, ruled the Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote; but it can be implemented as a tax. Yessiree:  Despite President Obama’s multiple assertions that “This is not a tax,” a tax it is.  So said the Supre … [Read more...]

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The Bishops Have Spoken—Now Let YOUR Voice Be Heard.

By now I’ll bet you’ve heard: On March 14, the U.S. Bishops released a response to the White House statement regarding the HHS Mandate.Depending on where you get your news, you may have heard that the bishops seem to have “calmed down” or are preparing to “accept the accommodation.”The editors of America magazine embarrassed themselves with an editorial encouraging the bishops to get over it and accept the White House’s program—with the result that the White House felt confident in lect … [Read more...]

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Obama Runs Roughshod Over the Constitution, Then Calls the Bishops?

Here we go again.  After losing in a landmark 9-0 ruling before the Supreme Court last week in the case of Hosanna Tabor Church and School v. the EEOC, the Obama Administration is moving boldly forward once again to crush religious liberty in America.The issue this time is whether religious organizations will be forced to include contraception coverage in their health insurance plans.  At 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHS), announced t … [Read more...]

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