Written by Right Side News
Recent decisions by the Obama Administration concerning the health care exchanges and Medicaid expansion underscore what a risky proposition the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is for the states. Congress presumed in PPACA (Obamacare) that the states would agree to build and run ...
Written by Bradlee Dean
"The battle for humankind's future must be waged and won in the public classroom by teachers who correctly perceive their role as the proselytizers of a new faith..." - John Dunphy, "A New Religion for a New Age"
Written by Alyene Senger
As the discussions over the fiscal cliff continue, the debate over entitlement reform is getting confused. The issue is not only how much savings constitutes reform, but also the underlying policies that get you there. Thus far in the fiscal cliff negotiations, Republicans have pushed for greater ...
Written by John C. Goodman
Have you ever noticed that people who worry about inequality seem to be focused only on certain kinds of inequality? When they obsess about the income and wealth of the top 1%, they seem to be bothered by only some of those at the top, and not others.
For example, have you ever seen Robert ...
Written by Phyllis Schlafly
Those who thought ObamaCare was set in concrete by Chief Justice John Roberts’ decision last June are in for a shock. December 14 is the new deadline (extended from November 16) for states to let the feds know, yea or nay, whether or not they will be setting up a health insurance exchange, which is ...
Written by Greg Scandlen
Now that the election is over, the prospect of “repeal and replace” of ObamaCare is virtually nil. But that was never the greatest threat to the law anyway. The real threat lies in implementation.
I said well before the law was enacted that is was so poorly conceived and so poorly written that it ...
Written by Devon Herrick
Two relatively new services are facilitating a market for medical services — with price and quality competition, as well as transparency. We have previously reported on MediBid, which takes a Priceline approach to medical care. Another service, Healthcare Blue Book(HCBB), offers a free service for ...
Written by Bruce Deitrick Price
Every attempt to improve education in this country will fail unless we first make sure that children can read. This goal, however, is impossible to reach, given that the Education Establishment aggressively obstructs our path.
Dysfunctional is the best way to describe the Education Establishment’s ...
Written by John C. Goodman
The morning after Tuesday’s vote, there is one thing every commentator agreed on. The election of Barack Obama guaranteed that his signature piece of legislation — health reform — can now go forward. Republicans are powerless to stop it.