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 ...
Written by Michael Snyder
Have you ever seen the movie “Idiocracy”? It is a movie about an “average American” that wakes up 500 years in the future only to discover that he is the most intelligent person by far in the “dumbed down” society that is surrounding him. Unfortunately, that film is a very accurate ...
Written by Hans A. von Spakovsky
Some in Washington claim that defunding Obamacare would not prevent the implementation or enforcement of the law’s statutory requirements and new regulations. They seem to be unaware of the federal Antideficiency Act (ADA), which makes it illegal to spend money in excess of appropriations.
Written by Greg Scandlen
Einer Elhauge is a Harvard law professor and former adviser to the Obama campaign. He recently authored a paper that was published by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) entitled,”ObamaCare and the Theory of the Firm.”
Is it just me, or do you also get bone weary of academics who have never ...
Written by John C. Goodman
After the outcome of another election or two, Republicans might well have the chance to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). What would they replace it with?
Dylan Matthewsat the Wonk Blog the other day said there has been only one serious health reform proposal on the GOP side ...
Written by Bruce Deitrick Price
It’s a long-running motif in American intellectual history. Critics of public schools are said to be misinformed, vicious people who want only to destroy education.
In short, reformers are not trying to help. Rather, they “oppose” public education. We are told this by our Education Establishment, ...
Written by Linda Gorman
Should Women Pay Higher Premiums for Health Insurance?
My recent post on ObamaCare’s War on Mendiscussed the fact that ObamaCare’s elimination of gender-based insurance premium differentials unfairly penalizes men. It generated 128 comments, many of which speculated that pregnancy generated the cost ...
Written by Right Side News
ANN ARBOR, MI – The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC), a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, today filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the Obama Administration’s HHS Mandate. The lawsuit was brought on behalf of ...
Written by Katherine Rosario
Obamacare is a predictable failure because it is based on the idea that government manipulation and control of the health care system can improve outcomes for patients, reduce costs and increase choice.
It can’t, and it was only a matter of time before even Democratic support for the ...