Monthly Archives: December 2011

Two Gaffs for Huntsman — and did he plagiarize Sununu?

Trailing presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is now famous for saying that “They pick corn in Iowa. They actually pick presidents in New Hampshire.” But it’s not an original line. Beth Hall of the New Hampshire Union-Leader quotes former Senator John … Continue reading

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Do We Already Have to Nuance ObamaCare?

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is just about the worst piece of legislation imaginable, passed by the barest of margins against strong public opposition. Nearly two years after passage, it’s growing more and more unpopular. So is now the time … Continue reading

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Another Reason Lugar Must Go #INSen

Dick Lugar (R-IN) has been a Senator for so long, he’s lost touch with the way things work outside the Senate cloakroom. Lugar called for the House to pass the Senate’s bill that extends the current payroll tax rate by … Continue reading

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HHS ObamaCare Targets Insurance Companies Again

The Department of Health and Human Services is sprinting like mad to get ObamaCare implemented ahead of the 2013 inauguration of President Obama’s successor, trying to cement as much of the law as possible state and federal bureaucracy. Today they … Continue reading

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NTSB Power Grab

In a move well outside its charter, the National Transportatation Safety Board on December 13 called for the 50 states to ban the use of texting and other electronic communications in moving vehicles. http://www.ntsb.gov/news/2011/111213.html NTSB couches its outrageous power grab … Continue reading

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