Written by Eric M. Staib - Mises.org
The US Senate recently passed their altered version of the House's healthcare reform bill. Among hundreds of other economically harmful proposals, the Senate bill, HR 3590, will create several onerous new taxes on the producers of health goods and services.
The Tax on Insurers
Written by Steve Stanek - The Heartland Institute
When our government stops pretending, it's time to stop believing.
At the height of economic hysteria near the end of the Bush years and now through the first Obama year, government leaders tried to pretend all their nonsense-the bailouts, the stimulus, the financial guarantees-was for our own ...
Written by Andrea Lafferty
January 13, 2010 - First term Democrat Congressman Alan Grayson (Orlando, FL) has claimed on the floor of the House that not providing universal health insurance to every American is like the Jewish Holocaust during World War II.
Written by Stephen Hyde
Health-reform bookmakers currently favor the Senate bill over the House version as bicameral, unipartisan, unconference-committee participants conspire in a C-Span-free White House to extrude their secret sausage. One of many unfortunate consequences of the Senate bill-according to a new report ...
Written by John L. Ligon - Heritage Foundation
As the President, the House Speaker, and the Senate Majority Leader continue closed-door negotiations on a final health care reform bill, they should reacquaint themselves with the crippling impact the employer mandate penalties would impose on small businesses.
Written by Michael Boldin
When a state 'nullifies' a federal law or regulation, it is passing legally-binding legislation that makes the federal act in question void and inoperative, or 'non-effective,' within the boundaries of that state; or, in other words, not a law as far as the state is concerned.
Written by James R. Edwards Jr
A Washington Post editorialSaturday argues that illegal aliens should be allowed to purchase health insurance through the "exchange" created in both the House and Senate health reform bills. The argument is a familiar one in health policy circles. Having more people in ...
Written by John Perazzo
The polls have been clear for quite some time: By a substantial margin, Americans oppose the efforts of Barack Obama and Congressional Democrats to enact a massive overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system, one that would greatly expand the federal government's role.
Written by Mike Ritze
OKLAHOMA CITY - The voters of Oklahoma will have the opportunity to preserve the existing health care system in Oklahoma under legislation sought by three state legislators.
State Reps. Mike Ritze and Mike Reynolds and state Sen. Randy Brogdon announced today that they will file legislation ...