Browsing All posts tagged under »Congressional Budget Office«

Is Slavery Really Gone? + More – Daily Digest

December 10, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Slavery is such an atrocious debasement of human nature, that its very extirpation, if not performed with solicitous care, may sometimes open a source of serious evils.” —Benjamin Franklin, 1789 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Is Slavery Really Gone? Wednesday marked the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, which […]

After Undermining Cuts, Obama Plans More Spending + More – Daily Digest

January 29, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[A] bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Madison, 1787 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS After Undermining Cuts, Obama Plans More Spending Despite Republican […]

Economy OK Now, but the Social Security Bill Will Come + More – Daily Digest

January 27, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “In such a performance you may lay the foundation of national happiness only in religion, not by leaving it doubtful ‘whether morals can exist without it,’ but by asserting that without religion morals are the effects of causes as purely physical as pleasant breezes and fruitful seasons.” –Benjamin Rush, letter […]

Obama Once Worried About Immigration’s Toll on U.S. Workers + More – Daily Digest

November 17, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.” –James Wilson, Of the Study of the Law in the United States, 1790 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Obama Once Worried About Immigration’s Toll on U.S. […]

Federal Debt Threatens Economy in Long Term + More – Daily Digest

August 28, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[N]o part of the property of any individual can, with justice, be taken from him, or applied to public uses, without his own consent, or that of the representative body of the people. In fine, the people of this commonwealth are not controllable by any other laws than those to […]

Montel’s VA Surge. OORAH!

July 6, 2014 by


from Molli Nickell,   ~  Montel Williams, talk show host, TV personality and former Marine, recently appeared on the Glenn Beck program to share a common-sense solution to the VA healthcare debacle. Montel commented, “There are 50,000 children (to date) that came across the border illegally. We’re opening up DOD (Department of Defense) facilities to […]

CBO Rebuts Obama Again + More – Daily Digest

February 19, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates in the human heart is sufficient to satisfy […]

There, He Fixed It + More Daily Digest

February 5, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “I will not believe our labors are lost. I shall not die without a hope that light and liberty are on a steady advance.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Adams, 1821 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS From Belarus With Love? U.S. intelligence officials retracted a warning that developers linked to the […]

A Taxpayer Bailout for ObamaCare

December 28, 2013 by


The next too-big-to-fail train wreck on the horizon. By Arnold Ahlert ~ An American public already reeling from the catastrophic rollout of ObamaCare will more than likely be hearing an unfamiliar term being bandied about in the new year. “Risk corridor” refers to a provision in the law that allows the government to “stabilize” premium costs for […]

Right Hook Dec. 16, 2013

December 16, 2013 by


Obama’s Bad Economy Barack Obama pronounced one of his biggest economic priorities is not in the budget agreement passed by the House Friday: “One element that’s not in this budget that needs to be passed right away is UI – unemployment insurance. You’ve got potentially 1.3 million people who, during Christmastime, are going to lose […]

Paul Krugman Is Wrong Yet Again About Obamacare

December 11, 2013 by


By John C. Goodman · What I’m about to show you is in my opinion an embarrassment to the economics profession and I wish more of my colleagues would express their strong disapproval. Take a look at the blue line in the chart below. It shows the annual rate of change in U.S. health care […]

The New Healthcare Contract With America 

December 6, 2013 by


By John C. Goodman  ~ Editor’s Note: co-authored by John R. Graham, Senior Fellow at The Independent Institute. Affordable Care Act regulations have forced health insurers to cancel the policies of an estimated five million Americans. By the end of the year, the final number of people who receive cancellation notices could reach seven to […]

Immigration Tests Political Borders

June 21, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ “Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” –Thomas Jefferson Seven years ago, Congress mandated building 700 miles of fence along the […]

A Healthier Alternative to ObamaCare

March 27, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “In the first place, it is to be remembered, that the general government is not to be charged with the whole power of making and administering laws: its jurisdiction is limited to certain enumerated objects, which concern all the members of the republic, but which are not to be […]

Hysterics Over ‘Cuts’

February 20, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “During the summer 2011 debt ceiling battle, President Obama’s White House came up with the idea of sequestration. It is a mechanism designed to trigger automatic spending cuts in the event that a congressional […]

Centralizing Power Is Really Expensive

February 6, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “[W]hen all government … shall be drawn to Washington as the center of all power, it will render powerless the checks provided of one government on another.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis “The latest Congressional Budget Office calls the lie on President Obama’s claim that the nation’s debt crisis can […]

Fiscal Cliff Ahead

October 1, 2012 by


The Foundation “Have you something to do to-morrow; do it to-day.” –Benjamin Franklin Government “The Congressional Budget Office has forecasted a fresh recession to hit next year if Taxmageddon, a nearly $500 billion tax increase, hits the nation and Congress and the President drive us off the ‘fiscal cliff.’ … In a new report, Heritage’s […]

Battling for Religious Liberty + More

May 25, 2012 by


The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” –James Madison Government & Politics Catholics Continue to Battle Obama for Religious Liberty The week began with a senator attempting […]

White House Budget Insanity + More

February 18, 2011 by


The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.” –Thomas Jefferson Government & Politics Fiscal Insanity: The White House Budget Last year, Democrats in Congress didn’t even bother to pass a budget. Given the increases […]