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A Bump in the Road to Medical Serfdom

A Bump in the Road to Medical Serfdom

The Obama administration announced last week that it is delaying a key portion of the implementation of Obamacare — meaning the financial penalties to small businesses that fail to comply. The dominant news meme seems to be that we should not under any circumstances assume there is any problem with ...

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Science Class? Or Religious Humanist Recruiting Ground?

Science Class? Or Religious Humanist Recruiting Ground?

Where is Dr. Mauerbry when we need her?

Thirty-seven years ago, in a freshman college course on physical anthropology, the professor required every student to write a term paper on a topic of his choice. I said I’d like to write on scientific evidences against Darwinian, naturalistic evolution.

“This ...

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The Truth About SwedenCare

The Truth About SwedenCare

.As a Swede currently living in the United States, with actual experience of Swedencare, I must reply to the delusions propagated by professor Robert H. Frank in his June 15 article in the New York Times, titled “What Sweden Can Teach Us About Obamacare.”

It is surprising to read something so out ...

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Reform Math is Deformed Math

Reform Math is Deformed Math

Here’s a question for the Education Establishment. If smart, educated parents hate what you’re doing, why won’t you listen?

A Facebook page called Parents Against Everyday Math gives a poignant look at the misery spread across the country by dysfunctional math programs. Parents left these ...

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How ObamaCare Is Affecting the Practice of Medicine

How ObamaCare Is Affecting the Practice of Medicine

If you ask Kathleen Sebelius, everything good that happens is partly the result of health reform. When bad things happen, she either says nothing or blames the result on someone else. What’s the truth of the matter?

Most of what the administration wanted to happen is not happening. But unintended ...

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Medicare’s Problems Are Much Worse Than You Think

Medicare’s Problems Are Much Worse Than You Think

Last week, Larry Kotlikoff and I set the record straight in the Wall Street Journal. What follows is a version of that editorial.

The latest report of the Medicare trustees reportis out and even before the public saw it, the White House spin masters had already crafted a carefully orchestrated ...

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Protecting Educational Freedom This Independence Day: Cracks in the Common Core

Protecting Educational Freedom This Independence Day: Cracks in the Common Core

Just in time for Independence Day, the foundations of the Common Core initiative are showing some cracks.

Common Core is an effort to establish national standards and tests to define what every child in public school will learn. It has been heavily incentivized by the Obama Administration and is an ...

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Atheism, Darwinism, and Environmentalism in a Lab Coat

Atheism, Darwinism, and Environmentalism in a Lab Coat

Next Generation Science Standards Coming to YOUR State Soon!

Last month the Kansas State Board of Education voted to make Kansas the third state (following Rhode Island and Kentucky) to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

The “voluntary” (until adopted by state boards of education) ...

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What Is the Best Role For Government in Health Care?

What Is the Best Role For Government in Health Care?

The other day I had a post on an ingenious entrepreneurial solution to the problem of imperfect information in the market for physicians’ services. One of the commenters was Nobel Laureate Kenneth Arrow and I have republished his remarks below.

But first I want to focus on a broader set of issues. ...

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