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Nearly a third of U.S. counties will be left with just one insurance option next year on the Obamacare exchanges, according to a new analysis fueling warnings about the impact of the insurance company exodus from markets across the country.
The Kaiser Family Foundation study found residents in Pinal County, Arizona are even at risk of having no insurance options on the exchanges, which provide subsidized plans.
Republicans seized on the report Monday to claim that the health care overhaul is not providing the choices promised by President Obama and others.
“The president repeatedly promised that his health care law would provide more choices, ‘bend the cost curve,’ and allow Americans to keep the plans they liked and could afford. He failed to live up to those promises, and families are paying the price,” Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt said in a statement, noting the majority of counties in Missouri could be left with just one insurance option on the exchanges.
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By: Lucus Nolan
Recent search engine results indicate Google, whose CEO is a supporter of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, is suppressing negative search results about the Democratic party’s presidential nominee.
Searches for “Hillary Clinton’s he-” across three different search engines provide quite different results. When searched on Google, the first suggested searches provided are “Hillary Clinton’s headquarters,” “Hillary Clinton’s health plan,” and “Hillary Clinton’s healthcare plan.”
Search results on Bing return the suggestions, “Hillary Clinton’s health,” “Hillary Clinton’s health issues,” and “Hillary Clinton’s health and weight,” while search results on Yahoo return the suggestions, “Hillary Clinton’s health problems,” Hillary Clinton’s health,” and “Hillary Clinton’s health issues.”
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Proclaim Our Independence! (1776)
By: James Still
During the night of July 4, 1776, John Dunlap, the official printer to the Continental Congress, printed approximately 200 single-sided copies, called broadsides, of the Declaration of Independence. Congress had ordered, “… copies of the declaration [of Independence] be sent to the several assemblies… that it be proclaimed in each of the United States, and at the head of the army.” Journals of Congress, July 4, 1776
In compliance with the orders of Congress, George Washington issued the following instructions to the army: “The blessing and protection of Heaven are at all times necessary but especially so in times of public distress and danger— The General hopes and trusts, that every officer, and man, will endeavor so to live, and act, as becomes a Christian Soldier defending the dearest Rights and Liberties of his country.
The Honorable Continental Congress, impelled by the dictates of duty, policy and necessity, having been pleased to dissolve the Connection which subsisted between this Country, and Great Britain, and to declare the United Colonies of North America, free and independent STATES: The several brigades are to be drawn up this evening on their respective Parades, at six O’clock, when the declaration of Congress, showing the grounds & reasons of this measure, is to be read with an audible voice.
The General hopes this important Event will serve as a fresh incentive to every officer, and soldier, to act with Fidelity [loyalty] and Courage, as knowing that now the peace and safety of his Country depends (under God) solely on the success of our arms: And that he is now in the service of a State, possessed of sufficient power to reward his merit, and advance him to the highest Honors of a free Country.” George Washington, General Orders, July 9, 1776
James Still (Sep 2016), RetraceOurSteps.com
“Agreeable to this day’s orders, the Declaration of Independence was read at the Head of each Brigade; and was received by three Huzzas from the Troops- everyone seeming highly pleased… God Grant us success in this our new character.” Samuel Blachley Webb, Entry in Diary, July 9, 1776
“The Declaration was yesterday published and proclaimed… Three cheers rent the Welkin [Heavens]. The Battalions paraded on the common, and gave us the Feu de Joie [“fire of joy”, rifle salute], notwithstanding the Scarcity of Powder. The bells rung all Day, and almost all night.” John Adams, Letter to Samuel Chase, July 9, 1776
“… should we wander from [The Founding Principles]… let us hasten to retrace our steps and to regain the road which alone leads to peace, liberty, and safety.” Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801
We The People-Longview
Monday, September 12, 2016
Longview First Church of The Nazarene
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We The People-Longview October Special Event!!!
Monday, October 3, 2016
Location: Longview First Church of The Nazarene
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We are honored to host a special
Town Hall Event with
U.S. CONGRESSMAN LOUIE GOHMERT
Serving his sixth term in the United States House of Representatives, Congressman Louie Gohmert was first sworn in January 4, 2005. He proudly represents the First District of Texas which encompasses over 12 counties stretching nearly 120 miles down the state’s eastern border.
A favorite among Tea Party groups, Louie speaks often as a fellow Tea Party advocate across Texas and the United States. He boldly stands on America’s founding principles and is constantly coming up with big, innovative ideas solidly based on Constitutional fundamentals.
Louie serves on numerous House committees and subcommittees. Congressman Gohmert is the Chairman of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Vice Chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.
Prior to being elected to serve in Congress, Louie was elected to three terms as District Judge in Smith County, Texas. During his tenure on the bench, he gained national and international attention for some of his innovative rulings. He was later appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to complete a term as Chief Justice of the 12th Court of Appeals.
Louie received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and later graduated from Baylor School of Law. He is also a veteran having served his country as Captain in the U.S. Army.
He and his wife Kathy are the proud parents of three daughters. Their family attends Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, where Louie has served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. Additionally, he frequently travels to churches throughout his district and preaches to their congregations.
A POST FROM AMERICAN THINKER
By: Rick Moran
A Chinese news source is reporting that President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will announce as early as this week that both nations have “ratified” the climate change treaty inked in Paris last year.
The most asked question during the Obama years: “How can he do that without congressional approval?”
From the Washington Times
The South China Morning Post reported
that Mr. Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are “set to jointly announce their ratification” of the ambitious international climate-change pact on Friday, two days before the start
of the 11th G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, Zhejiang.
“There are still some uncertainties from the U.S. side due to the complicated U.S. system in ratifying such a treaty, but the announcement is still quite likely to be ready by Sept. 2,” an unnamed source told the English-language newspaper.
In addition, “[s]enior climate officials from both countries worked late into the night in Beijing on Tuesday to finalise [sic] details,” said the article, citing “sources familiar with the issue.”
The Thursday report touched off alarm among foes of the Paris Agreement, which calls for nations to reduce their greenhouse-gas emissions with the aim of holding global temperatures to an increase of “well below” 2 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial levels.
Myron Ebell, director of the free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment, described the report as “curious because ratifying treaties in the United States requires a two-thirds vote of theSenate.”
In China’s Communist Party dictatorship, ratification merely requires their Maximum Leader to say, ‘So be it,’ ” said Mr. Ebell, who flagged the article, adding, “Lo and behold, the president of the United States can ratify a treaty in the same way as China’s Maximum Leader. He merely has to say the magic words, ‘So be it.’ “
Sen. James Inhofe, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has warned other nations that without Senate approval, the agreement will “soon become another stack of empty promises on global warming.”
“I want to make sure international participants are warned now that the president’s commitment lacks the support of his own government and will fail,” Mr. Inhofe said in an April 12 statement.
He delivered his broadside shortly before Secretary of State John Kerry participated in a United Nations ceremony on Earth Day to sign what he described as the “historic” Paris agreement. Participating nations are required to sign and ratify the agreement.
The report may be erroneous. President Obama may have gotten away with approving the Iran nuclear agreement by holding a majority vote in Congress, rather than seeking approval of two thirds of the Senate. But it’s hard to see how he could magically transform what is clearly an international treaty into something that would require only his signature.
But then, this is a president who has played fast and loose with the Constitution for seven years, making this report – even if it is bogus – entirely believable.
If Obama can make an end run around Congress on the Paris treaty, there’s no limit to what he could do in the remaining months of his presidency. He could sign off on the TPP, on a nuclear weapons reduction treaty, on several other trade agreements – all without going through the messy process of adhering to the Constitution and getting Senate approval.
Our transformation continues.
Read on-line from American Thinker HERE.
SYNDICATED COLUMNIST CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
COMING TO LONGVIEW!
OCTOBER 25, 2016
MAUDE COBB CONVENTION & ACTIVITY CENTER, LONGVIEW
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Krauthammer’s syndicated column appears in more than 400 newspapers worldwide; he won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for his work. He is a Fox News commentator, appearing nightly on Fox’s evening news program, “Special Report with Bret Baier.” He’s the author of “Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics,” a New York Times bestseller that has sold more than a million copies.
“This lecture promises to be very timely and informative as it will be held two weeks prior to the Nov. 8 presidential election. An incisive thinker, Charles Krauthammer will offer new perspectives on current international affairs, U.S. politics, foreign policy and culture,” said Van Patterson, director of the LUC.