Written by Michele Bachmann
Minnesotans are proud people. We’re proud to boast of our 11,842 lakes and the fact that we can survive subzero temperatures for months straight. But one thing Minnesotans can’t be proud of is our state’s questionable handling of Medicaid dollars.
Written by Nina Owcharenko
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as “Obamacare”). In anticipation of an unfavorable Court decision, liberals in Congress and elsewhere are arguing that a repeal of Obamacare would end reforms currently in effect and that ...
Written by Alyene Senger
In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, it is important to remember that the constitutionality of the law’s individual mandate isn’t the only concern. For example, Obamacare will negatively impact many younger Americans. Here’s a list of five ways young adults will be hurt by the ...
Written by Right Side News
Law Enriches Established Businesses While Limiting Medical Options for Virginians
Arlington, Va.—Should Virginia be restricting patients’ medical options simply to line the pockets of politically connected businesses?
That is the question posed by a coalition of medical professionals who ...
Written by Hans Bader
A 17-year-old Texas honor student has been jailedfor missing too much school. Diane Tran works both full-time and part-time jobs, in addition to taking advanced and college level courses, and her parents have split up and moved away, leaving her in charge of a younger sister, making it ...
Written by John C. Goodman
There may be an argument for taxing fat; but there is no argument for taxing foods that fat people might eat.
I shouldn’t even have to make this observation. But as I have pointed out before, when people start thinking about health policy, their IQs fall about 15 points. In what follows, put ...
Written by John C. Goodman
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), state governments are expected to set up health insurance exchanges through which individuals will buy their own health insurance, in many cases with substantial subsidies. Should the states comply? In the following ...
Written by DTN
Between 2000 and 2010, the California Teachers Association spent $210 million on political campaigning. More than 99% of that money went to Democrats.
An affiliate of the National Education Association, the California Teachers Association (CTA) is the Golden State's largestlabor ...
Written by Senator Jim DeMint
Senator Jim DeMint
The Kaiser Family Foundation released their monthly health care tracking poll today. This month’s poll includes one interesting, but inaccurate, survey question: “When the requirement that nearly all Americans have health insurance goes into effect in 2014, do you think you ...