Demographics are our destiny, so they say. In Orange County, there’s some good news: OC enjoys the lowest unemployment rate of any major metropolitan area in California, at 6.8%, signaling the slow recovery to a new economic prosperity is underway. Orange County is the medical device capital of the world–from heart valves to stints to tubing to hip replacement parts to nanotechnology–the county is a medical innovation hub of distinction. Orange County is home to state-of-the-art research development firms like Allergan and AMO, preparing for the next generation of health technology. OC residents’ sense of well-being is strong and, excluding obesity, there is a general decline in the leading causes of death. Continue reading
Irvine Council Member Steven Choi announced today on Facebook that he is “happy to announce that I’ve formed Team Irvine with Christina Shea and Lynn Schott. We’re united for victory in Irvine. Steven Choi for Mayor, Shea and Schott for City Council.”
Choi is running for Mayor against longtime Agranista Beth Krom, who got spanked in 2010 when she ran against U.S. Rep. John Campbell. In that election Krom got only 34.6% of the vote, while Campbell racked up 60% of the vote, according to Smart Voter. Continue reading
ObamaCare Hurts Small Businesses, Must Be Ripped Out By Its Roots
Posted by Speaker Boehner’s Press Office
WASHINGTON, DC – At a press conference today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said the Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare has strengthened the resolve of Republicans, and the American people, to fully repeal a law that is raising costs and making it harder for small businesses to create jobs. Following is the text of Speaker Boehner’s remarks: Continue reading
By: Chriss W. Street
Conservatives should be ecstatic that Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts sided with the four liberal Justices in ruling the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is constitutional as a tax, while siding with the four conservative Justices that the law is un-constitutional under the Commerce Clause. Roberts just humiliated President Obama as a dishonest and contemptible politician, gutted the social welfare and regulatory state and appears to have set-up the entire Obamacare law to be constitutionally invalidated. Continue reading
The National Libertarian Party issued the following statement today:
A President Mitt Romney would not undo ObamaCare. He’d make it permanent.
The Supreme Court Ruling on ObamaCare does not matter. It will make little difference to America in the short run, and no difference in the long run.
Why? Because almost all elected Republicans and Democrats are Big Government politicians – in all things – including health care. After this Supreme Court decision, they will get back to work expanding government involvement in all things – especially health care. Continue reading
With the Supreme Court set to rule this week on the president’s health care law, Rep. Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) delivered a Weekly Republican Address on how the law is making our economy worse by driving up costs and making it harder for small businesses to hire new workers. “The vast majority of Americans want the Supreme Court to overturn all or part of ObamaCare,” says Cassidy. “Good health care starts in a doctor’s office, not a Washington backroom.” Watch the video above. Continue reading