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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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Florida Federal Judge Bans Enforcement of HHS Mandate Against Beckwith Electric, First in State of Florida

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC), a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced that this past Monday, Federal District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich of the Middle District of Florida granted its Motion for a Preliminary Injunction banning ...

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Obama’s Pre-K Power Grab

Obama’s Pre-K Power Grab

Under the media’s radar, Obama has been aggressively promoting one of his fiscally extravagant projects announced in his 2013 State of the Union Address: “preschool available to every single child in America.” The plan for the federal government to take over the care of preschool children, a ...

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What if the Exchanges Aren’t Ready On Time?

What if the Exchanges Aren’t Ready On Time?

On Oct. 1, millions of Americans are supposed to be able to go online and acquire health insurance on electronic exchanges in the states where they live. But a new GAO report is raising an issue I raised in the Wall Street Journal last month: What happens if the exchanges aren’t ready?

The report ...

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20 Signs That The Pharmaceutical Companies Are Running A 280 Billion Dollar Money Making Scam

20 Signs That The Pharmaceutical Companies Are Running A 280 Billion Dollar Money Making Scam

If you could get 70 percent of Americans addicted to your drugs and rake in $280 billion a year in the process, would you do it?  If you could come up with a “pill for every problem” and charge Americans twice as much for those pills as people in other countries pay, would you do it?  If ...

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The Common Core Straight Jacket

The Common Core Straight Jacket

American education was based on some very fundamental principles and, from the 1640s until the 1840s, they were, in the words of Joseph Bast, the president of The Heartland Institute, “real civics, real economics, and real virtues.”

Image Credit and content: Heritage Foundation

Bast is the ...

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Broken Promises: What Head Start Should Have Been But Wasn’t

Broken Promises: What Head Start Should Have Been But Wasn’t

This is the story of an intentionally wasted opportunity.

People thought Head Start meant jump start. Surely the idea was to take children from disadvantaged backgrounds and fill their heads with all the information that middle and upper-class kids learn around the house. These poor and minority ...

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Scotland - Bill Proposes Massive Invasion Moving Family Rights to Big Brother

Scotland - Bill Proposes Massive Invasion Moving Family Rights to Big Brother

Editor's Note: Threats posed to parental rights and homeschool freedom by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) cannot be more exemplified than by the unopposed legislation by the government of Scotland. American citizens have realized since President Obama's re-election that the ...

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The Data Are In: Religious Private Schools Deserve a Second Look

The Data Are In: Religious Private Schools Deserve a Second Look

An inquisitive elementary school student asked his teacher, "Is it wrong to steal?" The teacher replied, "I don't know. What do you think?" This incident in a major midwestern public school alarmed thousands of parents, and reminded myriad others why they value religious private schools: these ...

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