Avik Roy on Medicaid’s Failures and the ObamaCare Repeal Trap
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Avik Roy to discuss the collapse of the RomneyCare system in Massachusetts, the nearly 5 million Americans who have lost their insurance coverage because of ObamaCare and how Republicans might fall into the ObamaCare repeal trap in 2016.
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Forbes on Federalism
This is an excellent post on federalism by a leading financial magazine. Federalism, it seems, is finally getting the attention it deserves as a solution to our national challenges. Centralizing authority in a federal Leviathan which is no longer in any sense limited, has caused elections to grow more corrupt and increasingly contentious. Federalism lights the path to domestic tranquility.
The “Made for Media” Scandal Meter and How Obama is Faring
The term “Teflon President” was first used to describe Ronald Reagan because, with reference to the non-stick Teflon pan, because criticism and blame of President Reagan seldom seemed to stick. President Obama, one could argue, has also been a “Teflon President”. For when you consider the sluggish economy, historically high unemployment rates, soaring gas prices, an unpopular war dragging on, the highest deficits in | Read More »
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MSNBC, NYT, Media Matters, and NBC are the masters of deception – their news is scripted and edited for them all coming out of the same can… Ask them about the GM bailout; they’ll say Obama saved the auto industry by creating an awesome economic turnaround for GM. But, in actuality those are fabricated lies providing fuel for Obama’s Presidential campaign! Americans can’t spend the | Read More »
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Friday night in KC, Saturday in Wichita: Free event on ObamaCare and immigration reform.
I encourage you to attend a free event this weekend, focusing on three important topics: ObamaCare, immigration reform, and tax reform. It’s Friday night in Overland Park, and Saturday in Wichita. No, Wichita is not like it’s portrayed in “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.” It’s co-sponsored by two Kansas City-area center-right groups: the Union of Patriots and FairTaxKC. I think you’ll find this event educational, even if you | Read More »
Bailout Fatigue? How about bailing out French Banks that loaned to the Greeks?
Well, get ready for the next crash — and for the Federal Reserve to start cranking up the printing presses — or, rather, creating tens and hundreds of billions via their computer keyboard. After all, why print dollars, when you can type? Printing is expensive and time consuming and typing is faster — you can create tens of billions in seconds. When French banks can’t | Read More »
Welcome Back, Carter: The Updated Video!
Steven Forbes has an op-ed in Politico this week in which he notes the obvious: Barack Obama repeating Jimmy Carter’s mistakes. His focus is on our MIA energy policy, and he’s pulling no punches: The Obama administration is repeating the mistakes of President Jimmy Carter’s failed energy policies, which marred his term and stigmatized the 1970s. They are leading us straight into another national energy | Read More »
Obama orchestrates the “perfect storm” for elimination of 1st Amendment
A couple of months ago I did a post about the man below and the award he received from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This guy is one of those just like Chavez who locks up all the journalists (or worse) who don’t agree with him. Correa was bestowed the “2009 Madhuri and Jagdish Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement.” I was stymied | Read More »
Quotes from the Health Care Reform Chaos
It is August and, well, its August, so here are a few quotes from the health care reform chaos, click on the last name of the author (in bold below) to read the whole article. Atlas He underwent diagnostic tests using the latest, most advanced imaging technology available in the world. He was treated at some of the most elite medical centers in the country. | Read More »
What’s the point
I have not posted in a long time. The primary reason is the conclusion of my last project GrassleyWatch.com. It was enjoyable and reached a small but dedicated audience in Iowa and DC, but I wondered with every post if anyone cared. I have been encouraged by a few of my former followers and supporters to enter the blogging world again, but I still wonder | Read More »
Quick, Clever Responses to Obamacare Arguments
Simple, clear, plain english is good when it comes to health care. It is hard to do unless you are really good. It is even more difficult to make talking about health care interesting and witty. The winner is George Newman writing in the Wall Street Journal in an article titled: “Parsing the Health Reform Arguments.” If you are going to read any one thing | Read More »