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  • Biggest Political Gamble of the Decade

    Last Wednesday, President Obama implored Congress to pass his latest healthcare plan, even if by only a majority vote (51) in the Senate - the process known as 'reconciliation' - despite the fact that a majority of Americans oppose the plan. Democrats appear willing to pass the sweeping healthcare plan even though polls show they could lose their majority rule in the House of Representatives in the November elections. President Obama doesn't seem to care either.

    This week, we look at the details of Obama's latest healthcare proposal and ponder why he and the Democrats in Congress believe they are smarter than we Americans are, and why they are willing to risk everything to pass their government-run healthcare plan, when they really should be focused on the economy and creating jobs. And I've got some great poll results on healthcare - such as 57% think it will 'hurt the economy' and 61% want Congress to 'start over' - and a really good editorial at the end.

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  • 2008 Social Security Trustees Report – Same Old Song

    In what has now become an annual rite of ominous warnings, the Social Security Board of Trustees released its 2008 report on the financial health of Social Security and Medicare late last month. While this year's report actually contained some improved numbers, the Trustees still paint a gloomy future for......