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Does Obama Want Obamacare Struck Down?

It’s a counter-intuitive proposition that demands a suspension of reality and disbelief. The Affordable Care Act was Barack Obama’s signature issue and its enactment would have enshrined him in the Statist Pantheon, with Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal on … Continue reading

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How New Jersey Became a Basket Case – Part 2

In Henry Mancini’s Shady Dame from Seville are the following lyrics: “The rest of the tale’s not a pretty one/Pity one isn’t for sale.” It’s an appropriate epitaph for New Jersey – the fifth smallest state that was once both … Continue reading

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How New Jersey Became a Basket Case – Part 1

In Henry Mancini’s Shady Dame of Seville are the following lyrics: “The rest of the tale’s not a pretty one/Pity one isn’t for sale.” It’s an appropriate epitaph for New Jersey – the fifth smallest state that was once both … Continue reading

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