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ISIS: Made in U.S.A. — How The Obama Administration Equipped a Terrorist Organization

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The Obama administration’s hands-off policy in Syria, as that country has steadily disintegrated over the past three years while embroiled in civil war, along with the White House’s decision to largely abandon Iraq, has directly led to the creation of the Islamic State – or ISIS, or ISIL, or whatever the Islamic extremist organization is calling itself today. As a result, ...

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No bailouts for Social Security!

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Without additional funding, Social Security will go broke and millions could lose benefits, but a bailout won’t do anything to reform a broken system By Charles Greene The federal Social Security Disability Insurance program will run out of cash in 2016 unless Congress and the president do something to mitigate that. This means that Americans receiving assistance from the Disability Insurance Trust ...

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Obamacare continues to be an ‘Obamination’ and will never be ‘fixed’

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Obamacare Lie No. 3,272: Now physician payment data that was supposed to be released Sept. 30 will be ‘delayed’ indefinitely Systems recording payment information is getting the data wrong If doctors don’t get paid from the nation’s largest health care consumer – Uncle Sam – they won’t be in business for long When you hear the phrase, “broken promise,” it ...

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Obama caused the auto industry to lose money

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Obama administration’s ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program cost the auto industry billions Program was supposed to stimulate the economy and clean up the environment Hybrid autos turned out to be much more expensive than many people realized By Charles Greene Given the dismal record of the Obama administration’s policy-making decisions over its two terms, it is perhaps no surprise to learn ...

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Is America too divided to stand?

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By Charles Greene Most Americans who pay attention to such things like national politics have almost certainly noticed that the country feels more and more divided along ideological lines these days. A recent Gallup poll clearly illustrates just how wide the gulf has become, at least in terms of support for our current president. In the poll, some glaring contrasts ...

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‘Solving’ the VA crisis: It’s not about money

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Throwing more money at the problem is not the answer, say critics Report by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, provides all the relevant figures Congress so far has punted on the issue Access to the private sector is key, say reformists Since the VA scandal broke earlier this year, Congress and the Obama administration haven’t made much progress in fixing the problems there ...

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New York Times bashes the Texas National Guard

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When National Guard units from the several states were being deployed in record numbers to augment active duty forces during the Global War on Terror for the past decade-plus, few seemed to have much trouble with their “level of training.” Now, suddenly, following Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to augment State Patrol officers trying ...

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