strip bannernew-logo25By Jane M. Orient, M.D.

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“They impose no selective stealth taxes. If Congress is to tax people, it must do so through transparent, constitutional means.
They do not expand the reach of government into areas in which it has no constitutional authority.
They create no new agencies through which Congress can further abdicate its authority to the Executive.
They reduce the governmental footprint on the necks of Americans.”

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The time for Republican self congratulation is over, and the work needs to begin. It appears that the majority of the voting population recognizes that our country is in dire condition. Time is running out to fix it. Are Republicans going to work for our country, or just shift money around to different special interests?

It is not reassuring that some Republican Party strategists think they won because they purged controversial candidates who might make a campaign gaffe—and who might upset the ruling elite’s agenda if they got elected. Or that Democrats seem confident that Republicans will “work together” with them to continue the Progressive agenda—or else Obama will do it all by himself.

Republicans can no longer blame Harry Reid for their failure to repeal or defund ObamaCare. They can’t just take symbolic votes and complain (not too loudly) when bills get bottled up in the Senate. It’s on them now. More