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  • Obamacare to cause costs to soar 80 percent in some states

    Remember, it’s called the “Affordable Care Act.” And our president promised that it would bend the health care cost curve down. The name of the law is beginning to look positively Orwellian, where things mean their exact opposite: Few aspects of the Affordable Care Act are more critical…
    Locker Room contributor, April 19, 2013
  • Kermit Gosnell must have been busy

    In The News & Observer‘s “Under the Dome“: Sandra Fluke will give NARAL Pro-Choice NC keynote speech Sandra Fluke – demonized by conservatives and sainted by women’s rights groups when she became a controversial figure in the debate over insurance coverage for contraception – will speak in Chapel…
    Locker Room contributor, April 16, 2013
  • Hagan, Burr vote cloture with no idea what bill says

    Today Republican Sen. Richard Burr and Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan voted for cloture on the so-called Manchin-Toomey gun-control bill, along with 14 other Republicans and all but two Democrats. That means that the bill now needs only 51 votes to pass in the Senate. But, funny thing is, no…
    Locker Room contributor, April 11, 2013
  • Kay Hagan rolls the dice

    North Carolina Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan came out today in favor of same-sex marriage. She joins other high-profile Democrats, like President Obama and Hillary Clinton, who for years were against same-sex marriage but then made an abrupt switch: Sen. Kay Hagan said Wednesday that she supported the…
    Locker Room contributor, March 27, 2013
  • Burr not among 17 who supported Rand Paul’s budget

    Rand Paul’s continuing resolution amendment, which would have balanced the budget in five years, went down in flames Friday evening, with only 18 Republican senators supporting it. While the amendment was good enough to garner the votes of a disparate group of GOPers, from Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to Tea…
    Locker Room contributor, March 23, 2013
  • Take this story with a huge grain of salt

    When you see a headline on a story saying there is evidence that a former president is guilty of treason, you expect to see some mention of it in, say, the first couple of paragraphs of the story. But what appears under the lurid headline (see image below), are 18…
    Locker Room contributor, March 23, 2013
  • Kay Hagan opposes effort to repeal ‘death tax’

    Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has been trying to assume red-tinged credentials for her 2014 re-election bid, doing such things as claiming to support the Second Amendment because, well, hunters should be able to hunt, you know. But today her natural-left instincts won out (or Harry Reid threatened her…
    Locker Room contributor, March 22, 2013
  • Your ‘permanent record’ just got more permanent

    Remember when you were a kid and you were warned that if you did something wrong in school it would “go on your permanent record”? That was a scary thought. It just got scarier: Parents and privacy experts are blasting a new national database that compiles personal student…
    Locker Room contributor, March 14, 2013