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  1. Double or nothing for ObamaCare

    Freedom Friday: The high cost of socialism

    ObamaCare isn't just any old socialist lie -- it's an EXPENSIVE socialist lie, and new numbers show just how much is about to be stolen from your pocket to pay for it: $1.76 trillion.

    That's TRILLION with a T, for the next 10 years of ObamaCare costs.

    That's almost double what the president himself claimed in 2009, when he said it would cost "just" $900 billion over 10 years (his remarks on the costs of ObamaCare haven't been erased from the White House website yet).

    Want to know the worst part of this? I'll bet you anything that this new estimate is still on the low side.

    Here's the cold, hard truth about Obama's plot to socialize medicine: they can pass all the laws they want, raise taxes on everyone, force us all to buy insurance, print more dollars, and even borrow billions more from China -- but there's still no way in heck they'll be able to pay for it.

    And when the money runs out, your care won't just be rationed. It'll be cut off when you need it most.

    If you want to see how all this works in real life, just head on over to Jolly Olde England, which ObamaCare backers believe is some kind of medical utopia of controlled costs.

    Sure, they manage to keep a lid on costs over there -- because the powers-that-be refuse expensive treatments for the people who need them most, especially seniors.

    One new look at the numbers there finds that 14,000 seniors with cancer DIE every year because they're refused life-saving treatments that patients routinely get in other nations.

    Those 14,000 deaths add up to 10 percent of all UK cancer deaths and 3 percent of all deaths in the nation from all causes at any age -- and you can blame them all on cost control, not cancer.

    Take a good look at this, America -- because that's what's in your future, too, if ObamaCare is allowed to stand.

  2. Natural trans fats are GOOD for you

    The Nanny State nonsense over fats just won't stop -- with taxes, restrictions, and even flat-out bans making headlines nearly every week.

    Pretty soon, cooks will need a haz-mat license just to handle a tub of butter!

    But if you want to see how meaningless all those rules are regulations are, just take a look at the latest news on trans fats: Women who were put on a diet high in trans fats from butter suffered absolutely no ill effects by any mainstream measure.

    Their LDL cholesterol didn't shoot up... their triglycerides didn't skyrocket... and their HDL levels remained largely the same -- although in fat women, they dropped a tad.

    (Side note: These are mainstream measures -- not mine... to learn how to get the REAL story on cholesterol and why your levels are almost certainly too LOW, read this.)

    Surprised? If you've been keeping up with the Nanny State on this, it's downright shocking... but it's right in line with what I've said all along: Trans fats from meat and dairy are perfectly healthy.

    The only trans fats you need to worry about -- the ones that really will cause obesity, heart disease, dementia and more regardless of your cholesterol levels -- are the artificial trans fats that come from vegetable oils.

    Now, even the mainstream is starting to realize they botched this one big-time -- but get this: They STILL won't suggest you actually eat any meat... and STILL urge you to stick to a plant-based diet.

    By that logic, you should keep eating the "healthy" sources of unhealthy trans fats... and avoid the "unhealthy" sources of the healthy trans fats.

    It's enough to make your head spin!

    Forget this nonsensical game of opposites, because figuring out which fats are fit for your dinner plate couldn't be easier: The ones from meats and dairy are A-OK... and with few exceptions, the ones that come from plants are positively deadly.

    P.S. Think it's tough putting dinner on your table in the face of taxes, rules, regulations and just plain bad dietary advice? Try being a kid forced to eat that slop known as "school lunch." I'll have more on that next Friday.

  3. NPR's views on illegals ought to be illegal

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    Apparently, last year, the US Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) deported 20,000 illegal immigrants from El Salvador, compared to just 3,400 in 2004.

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