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Medical Professionals File Major Federal Health Care Lawsuit Against Virginia

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 ...

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When Schools Are Like Jails Or Worse

When Schools Are Like Jails Or Worse

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 ...

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Should We Tax Fat?

Should We Tax Fat?

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 ...

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Should the States Set Up ObamaCare Exchanges?

Should the States Set Up ObamaCare Exchanges?

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 ...

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Political Activists Posing As "Educators"

Political Activists Posing As

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 ...

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What Americans Don't Know about Obamacare Is ALREADY Hurting Them The Kaiser Family

What Americans Don't Know about Obamacare Is ALREADY Hurting Them The Kaiser Family

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 ...

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Community Organizers Mobilize to Save ObamaCare

Community Organizers Mobilize to Save ObamaCare

The Obama administration has enlisted one of America’s leading economic terrorist groups to help defend and promote the president’s widely unpopular socialist healthcare scheme.  This development is not all that surprising because when liberal policies threaten to destroy the country Democrats ...

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Illiteracy Goes Mainstream

Illiteracy Goes Mainstream

It was somewhat disorienting. An article in my local paper mentioned that a ninth-grade teacher was reading a book aloud to her students. When she tried to stop, they demanded, “No, keep going.”

Why would she read aloud, I wondered. Why would they want her to continue? Surely they can read the book ...

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How We Can Keep from Going Broke, Part II

How We Can Keep from Going Broke, Part II

As noted in our previous post, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other social insurance programs are bankrupting America. They will produce ever-escalating deficits for as far as the eye can see.

Is there an alternative to all of this that is politically practical? In particular, is ...

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