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In the Daily Caller today, I have an op-ed remembering the brief life of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988. It was passed with far more bipartisan support than the health care bill that just became law; it was signed by a Republican president (Ronald Reagan — even Homer nods). In a year and a half, the legislation was repealed.
I’m under no illusions that repealing Obamacare will be easy or that it is analogous to the ill-fated Medicare expansion in every way. But when the focus is on angry voters paying costs rather than constituents collecting benefits, entitlements can be repealed. It has happened before.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?