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Federal Preschool Proposals Will Cost Billions and Have Limited Impact on Participants

Federal Preschool Proposals Will Cost Billions and Have Limited Impact on Participants

In November, Senator Tom Harkin (D–IA) and Representative George Miller (D–CA) introduced the Strong Start for America’s Children Act (S. 1697 and H.R. 3461), which would create a federal preschool program for all four-year-old children from low- to moderate-income families in the country. It ...

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Supreme Court Brief Supporting Hobby Lobby and Conestoga and Religious Liberty

Supreme Court Brief Supporting Hobby Lobby and Conestoga and Religious Liberty

Claiming “an unprecedented attack on religious liberty,” the Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) yesterday filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs in two separate cases, Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc, and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., pending in the U.S. Supreme Court. In both cases, the ...

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Controversy and Porn Pervade Common Core Curriculum

Controversy and Porn Pervade Common Core Curriculum

Common Core standards are influencing what teachers teach in elementary reading and high school English literature classes. Although proponents claim that there is no drive for a standardized Common Core curriculum, curriculum developers offer thousands of “Common Core aligned” books and teaching ...

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Risk Adjustments in ObamaCare

Risk Adjustments in ObamaCare

Most of the commentators on the exchange roll out caution against the “death spiral,” in which failing to attract the young and healthy raises overall premiums. This further deters low-cost people from enrolling, resulting in even higher premiums.

This is absolutely true in a normal market. But a new ...

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Medicaid Expansion Will Bankrupt Virginia

Medicaid Expansion Will Bankrupt Virginia

The Challenges with Medicaid Expansion in Virginia

As healthcare reform occurs throughout the nation, Virginians voice their opposition to Medicaid expansion.

Funding Limitations

The promised levels of Federal funding for Medicaid expansion cannot be fulfilled.

The evidence is mounting. Paul Ryan, ...

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Really Understanding Obamacare

Really Understanding Obamacare

New Report on Obamacare, Before Obamacare and After from Discover the Networks:

You undoubtedly have heard countless commentators—on both sides of the Obamacare debate—speak about how the new healthcare law will affect you. But if you’re like most people, there are many aspects of this immensely ...

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Federal Judge Grants Injunctive Relief from the HHS Mandate to Five Additional Non-Profit Organizations

Federal Judge Grants Injunctive Relief from the HHS Mandate to Five Additional Non-Profit Organizations

On Monday, January 13, 2014, Federal District Judge Stephen J. Murphy, III, granted injunctive relief to five additional non-profit organizations in the Thomas More Law Center's newest challenge to the HHS Mandate filed in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

This newest ...

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Obama Administration Pushing for Racial Quotas in Student Discipline

Obama Administration Pushing for Racial Quotas in Student Discipline

Obama Administration Undermines School Safety, Pressures Schools to Adopt Racial Quotas in Student Discipline

Crime rates are not the same across different racial categories, and student misconduct rates aren’t, either. The Supreme Court ruledmany years ago that such racial disparities don’t ...

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Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage

Uwe Reinhardt had a column the other day in which he argued that:

  1. We are paying Medicare Advantage plans more than we pay for similar patients in traditional Medicare.
  2. Enrollees in traditional Medicare are paying higher Part B premiums in order to subsidize the higher MA payments.
  3. This is bad ...

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