The other ObamaCare middle class tax hike arrives in 2014. Update: Don’t forget: The coming death-tax dropkick

“The new tax will raise families’ insurance costs by as much as $7,000 over a decade. And as is the case with the other tax increases, the blue states will be hardest hit…we are looking at the death of the private market, with single-payer as the only option.“


John Hayward Human Events […]

GOP ends truce on judicial hopefuls

Stephen Dinan The Washington Times 12/6/2011

Senate Republicans on Tuesday filibustered one of President Obama’s appellate court nominees, ending a six-year truce and reigniting one of the bitterest recurring battles on Capitol Hill.

The 54-45 vote, almost entirely along partisan lines, blocked former New York Solicitor-General Caitlin Joan Halligan from getting a seat on the […]

Who Benefits? The Food Safety Bill Will Centralize and Regulate Food Production

“If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.”

~Thomas Jefferson

KeyWiki Blog 12/2/2010

This Founding Father would be rolling in his grave if he knew […]

Democrats Tie More Spending to Tax Cut Renewal

Durbin Says Debate in U.S. Congress to Go Beyond Bush Tax Cuts 11/28/2010

Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) — Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, the senate’s No. 2 Democrat, said negotiations over extending the Bush-era tax cuts also will include prolonging emergency unemployment benefits and other tax credits.

“I want to put a couple other things […]

Durbin, Lugar Seek Protection of DREAM Act Students

Senatus 4/23/2010

Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano yesterday “asking her to halt deportations of immigrant students who could earn legal status under legislation they have introduced called the DREAM Act (S.729),” according to a press release.

The DREAM Act […]

Durbin: People have had plenty of time to read new health care bill

by Byron York Chief Political Correspondent Washington Examiner 12/22/2009

Sen. Richard Durbin, the number-two Democrat in the Senate, says the public has had hours and hours of time to familiarize itself with the newest version of the Democrats’ national health care plan — and that’s more than enough of a chance to scrutinize the 383-page […]