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December 16, 2014

Will Any Medicaid Patient Be Able to See a Doctor in January?


Democrats and the poor are quickly learning that access to health insurance (Medicaid) isn't the same as access to health care.

December 9, 2014

When the Only Person Left to See You Is a Nurse


New data confirm that it will be harder for patients to see their doctors in the future. As a result, physician assistants and nurse practitioners will increasingly fill in the gap between increasing patient demand to see a health care provider amidst a shrinking supply of doctors.

December 2, 2014

Minimum Wage Increase Is Another Form of Income Redistribution


Welfare programs are not the only way President Obama seeks to redistribute income. Raising the minimum wage is also an income redistribution scheme, from employers to workers, without having to pass through the government.

November 18, 2014

What Obama Won't Tell You About U.S. Carbon Emissions


President Obama likes to trash the U.S. as a top polluter, but by some measurements the U.S., as the world's economic engine, does very well.

November 11, 2014

Obamacare as Metaphor for Obama


The rollout of Obamacare had a lot in common with the "rollout" of Barack Obama's presidency. Both encouraged high expectations, promised impressive deliverables, and tried to reinstill faith in big government. And both utterly failed.

November 4, 2014

The Real Culprit Behind Voter Suppression Is Voter Apathy


Voter turnout will likely be low in this mid-term election; only a little more than a third of voters will take the time and effort to vote. But it will have nothing to do with voter ID laws or voter suppression and everything to do with apathy.

October 28, 2014

Has the IRS Become a Threat to Our Constitutional Liberties?


The IRS has gone rogue, threatening Americans' constitutional liberties. But don't blame the IRS alone; it and many other agencies are only following the lawless disregard for the Constitution and Bill of Rights provided by "President Pen-and-a-Phone."

October 21, 2014

The Company Behind the Keystone XL Pipeline Wins an Environmental Award


TransCanada, the Canadian company behind the Keystone XL pipeline, was just recognized for its pro-environment efforts; so what's President Obama's excuse for not approving it now?

October 14, 2014

Lego My LEGOs


Environmentalists and other liberal groups are attacking good corporate citizens in an effort to get those companies to embrace their agenda. If the companies cave in to those tactics, that only emboldens the groups to go after even more.

October 7, 2014

Will Obama Raise Taxes to Pay for the War on ISIS?


The public and the media should be demanding that Obama reveal how he plans to pay for the war on ISIS.

 

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