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Proud to Be a Pain

Proud to Be a Pain

Important people in Washington and elsewhere want everyone in America to believe that the federal government can run things better than anyone else. But, if letting the federal government run our health care is such a great idea, why are there so many problems with Medicare, Medicaid, and Obamacare?

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Trump and the Deep State

Trump and the Deep State

As if to prove the point, Rush has once again coined a phrase that sums up a cultural phenomenon. He has dubbed those Progressives embedded within the federal bureaucracy the Deep State. This label perfectly describes those protected by the civil service acts as well as those political appointees who might be termed BHO holdovers.

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Painting of the prayer led by Rev. Jacob Duché at the first congress

They Want a Civil War, We Have a Prayer Meeting

We the People have staged a counter-revolution against this growing tyranny. Was it a violent revolution? Did we stage mass demonstrations, attack opponents, or try to silence debate? No, it was a peaceful, lawful revolution at the ballot box.

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SOS: Speaking of Senior – Saved Munster Woman $206.49

SOS: Speaking of Senior – Saved Munster Woman $206.49

It took work over a few months, but I finally got a hospital in Illinois to admit that our client who lives in Munster DOES NOT OWE A BALANCE. I asked and the hospital agreed to send a statement to the client which shows zero balance owed.

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Bureaucracy illustration (Credit: Petr Novák, Wikipedia)

Reining in Rogue Bureaucrats

The Hatch Act, which established the career federal service system was designed to create a class of people who were in place to ensure the everyday business of government got done regardless of who was President. It never was anticipated that there would be approximately two million public employees enjoying this status who would use their power to circumvent and publicly argue against the policies of a new Administration.

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Federal Takeover of the State Police Departments is Dangerous Myopia

Federal Takeover of the State Police Departments is Dangerous Myopia

Myopia is nearsightedness and it “is the most common refractive error of the eye…If you are nearsighted, you typically will have difficulty reading road signs and seeing distant objects clearly.”But there is another form of nearsightedness; seeing the items right under your nose, but missing the truly significant items in the distance.

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Government Control, Not Gun Control

Government Control, Not Gun Control

We need to regulate the government from its insubordination to its God-given duty of “securing the rights of the people.” This insubordination called “gun control” has proven to be far more lethal to American life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness than the criminals from which it claims to protect.

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Ending Public Housing at HUD

Ending Public Housing at HUD

So, with the idea of urban renewal and overall economic revival, just what can Ben Carson do to reform the current nation’s public housing? How about by eliminating it? Here’s a few ideas.

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How Trump Can Drain a Lot of the Swamp

How Trump Can Drain a Lot of the Swamp

It’s time to play hardball. If the Trump administration wants to be able to enact the President-elect’s agenda in the relatively short time that is available, the biggest obstacle may not be Congress. There are problems there to be sorted out, to be sure. The biggest problem will be with the federal workforce itself, leaking to the press like a sieve and undermining the administration at every turn.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Medicare Nine Years Behind

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Medicare Nine Years Behind

In our phone calls, we discovered that Medicare did not update his record for almost nine years. He started using Medicare as his primary insurer on January 1, 2008. But, Medicare never changed his status from being on an employer group insurance program – for nine years.

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