via Phil Pepin: Everything you wanted to know about state nullification but were afraid to ask…..I talk to Jason Rink. He is the Executive Director of the Foundation for a Free Society. Jason is the producer and director of Nullification: The Rightful Remedy, and the author of “Ron Paul: Father of the Tea Party” the…Details
Beck: “Make sure your state is passing laws that say we will not comply”
Governor Rick Perry has said there will be no state health exchanges in Texas. In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, Perry made his intentions very clear. “Our state will not be a party to helping facilitate the taxation of millions of Texans, at an unknown cost, to implement…Details
President Barack Obama’s sound re-election amounted to a mandate according to the conventional wisdom of pundits on both sides of the mainstream debate over Obamacare. They believe the fight is over, so when in just a couple days all 50 states are asked to create exchanges and expand Medicaid, there isn’t much reason to fight…Details
By: Ben Lewis, Ohio resident
In general, Ohio politicians are not a courageous bunch.
The decline from Robert Taft Sr., leader of the opposition to FDR’s New Deal, continues steadily and uninterrupted. Because of this, I was not surprised this week when news began surfacing that current governor, Republican John Kasich, would permit the federal government to create a health care exchange in Ohio, contrary to the wishes of Ohioans who rejected the individual mandate with a state constitutional amendment in 2010.
Being a good Tenther, I called Governor Kasich’s office and was transferred to one of his aides. She sounded like she had just gotten out of fifth period geometry. I told her that I was interested to know what the decision would be on the health exchange, and that I was concerned about the reports I had read. I was quickly assured that I would “be happy to know that he is going to let the federal government set up the exchange and force them to pay for it.”
As far as I can ascertain, the governor’s strategy is to force Washington to realize that they don’t have enough money to pay for the exchange in Ohio. I guess this is based on all the times in history when the federal government discovered it didn’t have enough money to fund a program and decided that it had to be abandoned.Details