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Thanks to Obamacare, young men in America are going to have to pay more for health insurance.  Perhaps the young men who voted Mr. Obama into the White House will be pleased to know this, but most other young men probably won’t be.

Ex-Im Bank Wants to Back Loans for Chinese Renewable Energy with Our Taxpayer Dollars

It comes as a mild surprise that Hochberg would see this as an opportunity for the Ex-Im Bank.  After all, we have been told time and time again that China is leading the way when it comes to renewable energy.  If they have been so successful and implementing the green energy agenda, why would the Ex-Im Bank need to backstop loans for even more renewable infrastructure?

Big Labor Regrets Obamacare

Forbes reports that the labor unions which were so key to passing Obamacare – as they helped get Democrats elected to Congress in 2006 and 2008 and fought tooth and nail to push the health law through the legislature in 2009 and 2010 – are now “waking up to the fact the Obamacare is highly disruptive to the health benefits of their members.”

 What Conservative Activists Must Hear and Share About Marriage

The Heritage Foundation’s Ryan T. Anderson has debated, spoken, and written extensively on marriage.  Anderson recently made remarks about marriage – and life and liberty – at a banquet for the Alliance Defending Freedom.  One of his points was particularly important for conservative activists to hear:

I learned something from these experiences: that the argument for marriage hasn’t been heard and rejected; it simply hasn’t been heard. 

Sentinel Stories: Lourdes Mulligan Came to Call the U.S. Her Beloved Home

Lourdes Mulligan, a Cuban immigrant who came here as a young girl under political asylum, knows firsthand what it is to live without freedom; she lived under Fidel Castro’s oppressive communist government.  Now a U.S. citizen, she’s doing everything she can to keep America great and to prevent it from becoming increasingly similar to her native country of Cuba. 








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