Written by Bruce Deitrick Price
An acquaintance sent this note: “My sister tells of teaching math to college freshmen. The question was: If X plus 5 = 10, what is the value of X? It took her an entire week to get the kids to finally say ‘5.’ So the following Monday, just on a hunch, she gave them another problem: If Y plus 5 = ...
Written by Alyene Senger
Obamacare will impose new health coverage costs, the employer mandate, compliance regulations, and new taxes on all businesses. Altogether, these constraints will dramatically affect companies’ per-employee costs, desire to provide health coverage, and motivation to grow in terms of both income and ...
Written by Michael Snyder
Would you willingly send your kids into a war zone? No way. Would you willingly send your children into a federal prison? Of course not. So why would you send them to a public school? In America today, kids are being killed on the way to school, at school and on the ...
Written by Eagle Forum
NEA Executive Director John Stocks urged delegates at the 2013 Convention to be “social justice patriots” who stand “with the LGBTQQ community against bigotry and for marriage equality.” He heralded “that wonderful Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act” and gave thanks to ...
Written by Greg Scandlen
One of the long-standing problems in the individual health insurance market is collecting premiums.
The individual market is largely made up of people with tentative work histories. They may be self-employed or seasonal workers with surges of income, or they may work several part-time jobs, or they ...
Written by John Goodman
The title above is not a misprint. I want you to think about choosing your own price.
Suppose you could magically pay any fee you want to health care providers and they can’t refuse. You can’t control the fee others are paying. But you can select your own. What fee would you choose?
Written by Katherine Rosario
OBAMACARE. The Obama Administration will grant $67 million to various organizations called “navigators” that will “help people understand Obamacare”:
With the new health law’s enrollment period set to open in just a little more than six weeks, President Barack Obama’s administration announced $67 ...
Written by William A. Estrada, Esq.
In 2010, Congress passed a health care reform bill, and President Obama signed it into law. You may have recently heard a rumor that the health care law includes a provision mandating home visits by government social workers. While HSLDA strongly opposed passageof the health care law, urges ...
Written by John Goodman
A lengthy op-ed in The New York Timesthe other day typifies the way quite a few doctors think. Written by Gilbert Welch (Dartmouth Institute), the article acknowledges that there are perverse economic incentives in the practice of medicine. But these incentives play second fiddle to a much bigger ...