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The Free Market Would Fix Health Care
Rushlimbaugh.com, by Rush Limbaugh

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 12/13/2013 5:01:41 PM

RUSH: Here´s Wayne in Denver. Wayne, it´s great to have you on the EIB Network and Open Line Friday. Hi. CALLER: Hey, Rush. It´s a great privilege to talk to you. RUSH: Thank you very much, sir. CALLER: Hey, I am a conservative, and I am not going to go away. RUSH: Nor am I, and it´s great to hear you say that. CALLER: Yeah. RUSH: There´s nothing they can do to send us away. CALLER: Yeah. Hey, something else. I listen to your podcast every day, and you hit a home run yesterday when you talked about the cost of drugs. That was absolutely the best


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The Free Market Would Fix Health Care
Rushlimbaugh.com, by Rush Limbaugh    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/13/2013 5:01:41 PM     Post Reply
RUSH: Here´s Wayne in Denver. Wayne, it´s great to have you on the EIB Network and Open Line Friday. Hi. CALLER: Hey, Rush. It´s a great privilege to talk to you. RUSH: Thank you very much, sir. CALLER: Hey, I am a conservative, and I am not going to go away. RUSH: Nor am I, and it´s great to hear you say that. CALLER: Yeah. RUSH: There´s nothing they can do to send us away. CALLER: Yeah. Hey, something else. I listen to your podcast every day, and you hit a home run yesterday when you talked about the cost of drugs. That was absolutely the best




13 Things Mentally Tough
People (Like Me) Avoid
Rushlimbaugh.com, by Rush Limbaugh    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/13/2013 4:55:23 PM     Post Reply
RUSH: Okay, now, mentally strong people, the 13 things they avoid. Now, here´s how Forbes gets into them. "For all the time executives spend concerned about physical strength and health, when it comes down to it, mental strength can mean even more. Particularly for entrepreneurs, numerous articles talk about critical characteristics of mental strength -- tenacity, ´grit,´ optimism, and an unfailing ability as Forbes contributor David Williams says, to ´fail up.´" Do you know people that fail up? I do. My brother knows some. It really irritates him. Do you know people that fail up? The Democrat leadership´s a classic example

DNC Fundraises Off My Joke Based on the
Left´s Idea to Outlaw Men Gazing at Women
Rushlimbaugh.com, by Rush Limbaugh    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/13/2013 4:48:52 PM     Post Reply
RUSH: Ladies and gentlemen, another glittering example of one of the greatest gaps, the greatest divides that I think exists in the country. The Democrat National Committee is fundraising off of a joke that I told earlier this week. It might have been late last week. Do you remember, ladies and gentlemen, the story I told you, I´m sure many of you didn´t believe it. You thought, "Come on, Rush, this is a bunch of fringe kooks. This isn´t gonna happen." A bunch of liberals wanted to outlaw men gazing at women because the gaze was said to objectify women.

Low comedy amid soaring rhetoric
Orange County Register (Ca), by Mark Steyn    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/13/2013 4:28:42 PM     Post Reply
“I don’t want to be emotional but this is one of the greatest moments of my life,” declared Nelson Mandela upon meeting the Spice Girls in 1997. So I like to think he would have appreciated the livelier aspects of his funeral observances. The Prince of Wales, who was also present on that occasion in Johannesburg, agreed with Mandela on the significance of their summit with the girls: “It is the second greatest moment in my life,” he said. “The greatest was when I met them the first time.” His Royal Highness and at least two Spice Girls (reports are

IRS Targeting: Round Two
Wall Street Journal, by Kimberley Strassel    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/12/2013 9:05:56 PM     Post Reply
President Obama keeps claiming that he had no knowledge of the Internal Revenue Service´s abusive muzzling of conservative groups. That line is hard to swallow given that his Treasury and IRS are back at it—this time in broad daylight. In the media blackout of Thanksgiving week, the Treasury Department dumped a new proposal to govern the political activity of 501(c)(4) groups. The administration claims this rule is needed to clarify confusing tax laws. Hardly. The rule is the IRS´s new targeting program—only this time systematic, more effective, and with the force of law. That this rule was meant to crack down on

Mastering the Bill and Hillary Two-Step
Wall Street Journal, by Douglas E. Schoen    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/12/2013 8:58:19 PM     Post Reply
President Obama isn´t the only Democrat who has had a difficult few weeks. The past month has also been particularly challenging for the woman who has all but declared her 2016 presidential campaign: Hillary Clinton. If this winter is any guide, to win the nomination Mrs. Clinton will have to master her two-step: sticking close to a president still beloved by the Democratic base—as she did this week, flying on Air Force One with Mr. Obama to South Africa for Nelson Mandela´s memorial service—while distancing herself from his unpopular policies. The former secretary of state knows that in order to win




GOP Senators Raise Red Flags Over
Budget Deal’s Procedural Change
Wall Street Journal, by John D. McKinnon    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/12/2013 7:27:51 PM     Post Reply
Some Senate Republicans were raising red flags over an obscure procedural change in the just-announced budget deal, saying it could diminish their ability to block some future tax increases. But Senate Democrats, House Republicans and some other Senate Republicans said the concern appears to be unfounded, adding that the language is standard-issue, and leaves procedural safeguards in place. Democrats and several Republicans said GOP senators could still force any tax increase to clear 60-vote thresholds, although the budget deal’s language does remove one such barrier. A bipartisan think tank’s analysis also concluded that the budget deal’s language has been used by both parties

House Passes Budget
Agreement in 332-94 Vote
Wall Street Journal, by Janet Hook    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/12/2013 7:21:52 PM     Post Reply
Congress took a step away from the confrontational politics and brinkmanship that has roiled the economy in recent years, as the House on Thursday passed a budget bill designed to avoid a government shutdown next month and relax spending limits in the next two years. The bill passed by a wide bipartisan margin, 332-94. The bill drew a strong bipartisan majority: 169 Republicans and 163 Democrats voted for the measure. Voting in opposition were 62 Republicans and 32 Democrats. Approval of the bill, which is also expected to pass the Senate next week, clears the way for a less-glamorous stage of budgeting

Drowning In A Costly, Intrusive
Federal Regulatory Flood
Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/12/2013 7:20:11 PM     Post Reply
Regulation: That wave fast approaching the U.S. is not the tide coming in. It´s a wall of rules issued by the White House that will hit the economy and private lives with the force of a killer tsunami. The federal regulatory machine is coming not only for power plants, as the president promised while campaigning in 2008. It also has its eye on controlling private property. Earlier this week, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, which has a long history of highlighting Washington´s regulatory excess, said that during the first week of December, "95 new final regulations were published in the Federal Register," which

So You Think You´re
Enrolled In ObamaCare
Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/12/2013 7:16:17 PM     Post Reply
ObamaCare Fail: An urgent mass email to all Senate staff warns not to trust any confirmation from the D.C. health exchange and they may not have insurance come January. Why aren´t the rest of us being warned? We have chronicled the fact that ObamaCare, the increasingly unaffordable Affordable Care Act, has caused many with pre-existing conditions like stage-four cancer, the very people it was supposed to help, to lose their insurance at a critical point in their lives. For others, the skyrocketing premiums and often five-figure deductibles have made having insurance almost irrelevant. If you can´t afford the premiums or the deductibles,

Bipartisan Budget Deal
Puts Ryan Under Fire
From Fellow Conservatives
New York Times, by Jonathan Weisman    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/12/2013 7:13:08 PM     Post Reply
Representative Paul D. Ryan’s eight terms in Congress have produced much political celebrity and Republican respect but just two laws bearing the Ryan name — a renamed post office and a modified excise tax on arrows like the ones he uses for bow hunting. Then on Tuesday he struck a budget deal with Senator Patty Murray, Democrat of Washington, that affixed a new label to the polished veneer of Mr. Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican: deal maker and, to some, traitor. With a modest, bipartisan blueprint on taxes and spending, Mr. Ryan is taking a risk he has previously shied away from, putting




Nuclear Proliferation Poses
Threat To Civilization Itself
Investor´s Business Daily, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 12/12/2013 7:10:18 PM     Post Reply
The gangster state of North Korea became a nuclear power in 2006-2007, despite lots of foreign aid aimed at precluding just such proliferation — help usually not otherwise accorded such a loony dictatorship. Apparently the civilized world rightly suspected that, if nuclear, Pyongyang would either export nuclear material and expertise to other unstable countries or bully its successful but non-nuclear neighbors — or both. The United States has given billions of dollars in foreign aid to Pakistan, whose Islamist gangs have spearheaded radical anti-American terrorism. Since a corrupt Pakistan went nuclear in 1998, it has been able to extort such foreign payouts —

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Posted By: scottyboy- 12/12/2013 8:44:15 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: earlybird- 12/12/2013 11:18:50 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: drive- 12/13/2013 8:22:46 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Toledo- 12/13/2013 7:11:50 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: mitzi- 12/13/2013 11:36:46 AM     Post Reply
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