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Heartland’s Michael Hamilton on What’s UP Radio: Obamacare Squeezes Small Businesses

Posted: February 9, 2016 at 8:32 am   /   Politics

Michael Hamilton joined The What’s UP Radio Program with Terry Lowry this week to discuss how the Affordable Care Act is squeezing small businesses, and by extension, individuals. Here’s the synopsis from Obamacare is failing – miserably. Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in 2010, millions of Americans have been forced to obtain a […]

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Rally and Petition Drive to Stop the Medicaid Expansion in Arizona

Posted: June 23, 2013 at 7:00 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

By Susan Leeper: On June 22, 2013, the United Republican Alliance of Principled Conservatives organized a kickoff rally and signing ceremony for a petition drive on the Capitol Lawn in Phoenix. Comprising the alliance are Republican precinct committee members, small businesses, and hard-working Arizona taxpayers to stop Governor Brewer from bringing Obamacare to Arizona. Volunteers […]

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#TrainWreck: ObamaCare a Boon for the IRS, Bust for Everyone Else

Posted: May 30, 2013 at 4:10 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Fully repealing President Obama’s health care law is a key part of the GOP plan for economic growth and jobs. But you don’t need us to tell you why scrapping the law would be good for our economy and good for the American people. Recent news reports make it pretty clear that ObamaCare really is […]

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United States Small Business Survey

Posted: April 2, 2013 at 4:38 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories has published the results of their latest small businesses survey for 2013. They conduct a survey of questions directly with business owners across the nation and categorize the results by state and by cities. The questions cover a broad range of topics. 1. Overall small business friendliness 2. Ease of starting a small business […]

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To the White House & Senate Democrats Tomorrow: Do Your Job & Pass a Bill

Posted: March 1, 2013 at 5:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

[XJV88Wi4klY] WASHINGTON, DC – At a press conference today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) discussed GOP efforts to replace the president’s sequester and noted his message to the White House and Senate Democrats tomorrow about the sequester will be for them to do their job and pass a bill through the Senate.  Boehner also highlighted […]

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Sequester Cuts Fall Mostly on National Defense

Posted: February 22, 2013 at 3:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

From Heritage: “Sequestration” is a series of automatic budget cuts totaling $1.2 trillion, including interest savings, which will go into effect soon. These cuts will impose 50 percent of reductions on defense, which represents only 17 percent of federal spending in 2013. In contrast, mandatory spending accounts for 64 percent of the budget in 2013… […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: February 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm   /   Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | February 21, 2013 “The Great Sequester Panic” Rich Lowry editorializes in POLITICO, “Prepare for the end of food safety as we have known it. For a breakdown in public order. For little children languishing in ignorance. If only Edward Gibbon were here to chronicle the devastation. On March 1, the fabric of our […]

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White House Clearly Not Happy About Being Held Accountable for Its Sequester

Posted: February 21, 2013 at 12:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

The White House staff responded on its blog to Speaker Boehner’s op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and, well, it’s clear they’re unhappy about being held accountable for President Obama’s sequester. While we agree with them that the president’s sequester threatens “hundreds of thousands of jobs, our national security and our economic recovery,” here are […]

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Mr. President, Spending Is Clearly the Problem in Washington

Posted: February 20, 2013 at 12:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) today released the following statement outlining numerous common-sense alternatives that House Republicans have put forward to responsibly replace the President’s sequester: “President Obama is warning of the grave effects of the sequester he proposed in 2011. House Republicans agree this is not the best way to cut […]

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