This week New York’s senior Senator “Chuck-You” Schumer had a big announcement. He said federal funding for low-income heating assistance will increase by $169 million in the next year. The cost of this federal handout: $3.4 billion.
RUSH: Barack Obama and the left are a group of people that think that the game is rigged because of capitalism. The rich have all the money and they're never gonna share it, and no matter how hard you work, you don't get anywhere except the shaft. That's what he really believes. But he knows that most Americans do not want a country led by somebody who thinks like that.
RUSH: The French president, Francois Hollande, is beginning to ditch his liberal economic policies. And the left in this country is upset about that.
RUSH: Gary Cohen, who is an official at the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, admitted to Congressman Gregg Harper (R., Miss.), no one knows how many people have actually paid for Obamacare coverage.
RUSH: After a week, maybe 10 days, of the Drive-Bys relentlessly hammering Christie on Bridgegate, they think they've done it now. They've taken him from a dead heat to down 13 versus Hillary. They think they've done it, folks. They think they have destroyed the only Republican who had even a slight chance of defeating Hillary.
RUSH: As usual, in the e-mail I have doubting Thomases and people who think they're challenging me, who think it's ridiculous to say that Obama does not believe that hard work is how you do it. A bunch of e-mails: "Rush, do you realize how ridiculous you sound? Everybody believes that. Of course he believes that." I'm telling you, you know what Obama believes? "You didn't build that."
RUSH: Even during the Reagan era, the Republican Party establishment was not supportive. Privately, they were not happy with what was going on, and the first moment they had after Reagan left office to start sweeping all that away, they took it.
RUSH: The league is gonna have to look into this, because it's starting to become legal now.
RUSH: It just isn't fair, 'cause after being 30 years as a nurse you probably know more than most doctors anyway 'cause you've been doing all the work.
RUSH: If we needed Obamacare so much, if it was so crucial, why is nobody signing up? That is worth an exploration in human nature.