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The Sportsmen’s and Animal Owners’ Voting Alliance today endorsed Bruce Rauner for Governor in Illinois

  SAOVA’s press release: Sportsmen Endorse Bruce Rauner for Illinois Governor  The Sportsmen’s and Animal Owners’ Voting Alliance today endorsed Bruce Rauner for Governor in Illinois.  SAOVA’s President Susan Wolf indicated that Rauner is a candidate who could make a substantial difference for hunting sportsmen and animal owners in the state. Wolf continued, “As an avid

It’s Like a Gang Land Initiation

By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | October 22nd, 2014 at 11:50 PM   The man who beheaded that lady in Oklahoma is a recent convert to Islam. The Canadians suffered a terrorist attack today by a recent convert to Islam. The day before they had another attack by a recent convert of Islam. I don’t remember

Healthcare bill has had numerous side-effects

Pain Relief The implementation of Obamacare perfectly illustrates the importance of civic engagement and policy advocacy. Like most large government programs, the sweeping healthcare bill has had numerous side-effects. For example, the legislation led to a reduction in full time workers, as employers cut hours to avoid the mandate to provide health insurance to anyone working over 30 hours a week.  

The Real Story on How Much Obamacare Increased Coverage

Edmund Haislmaier / Drew Gonshorowski / October 22, 2014  Photo: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters/Newscom We now have the Medicaid and private-market health insurance enrollment data for the second quarter of 2014 needed to complete the picture of how Obamacare’s rollout affected coverage. What we’ve learned is that the Obamacare gains in coverage were largely a result of

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