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January 28, 2015

Obamacare Will Cost $50,000 for Each Newly Insured American


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

"Patient access to doctors is approaching a perfect storm of decreased physician supply, more demand for medical care, and doctors increasingly refusing to see low-paying Medicare or Medicaid patients,” explains Merrill Mathews, PhD, a healthcare policy expert at the Institute for Policy Innovation. “If the ‘promise’ of Obamacare’s access to health-care is to be kept, government will eventually have to force doctors to accept Obamacare-covered patients.”

January 28, 2015

Run, Joe, Run!


Vice President Joe Biden claims he’s still considering a presidential bid. All I can say is: Run, Joe, run. There are reasons why Joe should jump in; they may not be good reasons, but at least they’re better than Hillary’s.

January 28, 2015

Evidence Doesn't Support Fracking As Cause Of Texas Earthquakes


People understandably want answers when they feel the earth shake. But correlation is not causation.

January 27, 2015

How To Fix The Internet


Now the Obama administration is turning its attention to one of our few remaining problems: solving the puzzle of why the Internet has been such a massive disappointment.

January 23, 2015

NASA Spends $392,000 on A Communications Book Should We Encounter Aliens


IPI expert referenced: Bartlett D. Cleland | Media Hit
January 23, 2015

Obama Just Gave Companies Another Reason Not To Hire Low-Income Workers


In his State of the Union address, the president challenged Congress to pass legislation that “gives every worker in America the opportunity to earn seven days of paid sick leave.” And that’s on top of forcing employers to provide health insurance and pushing for a 40 percent increase in the minimum wage.

January 22, 2015

Free Music Isn't Such A Bargain After All


On the surface, the idea of free music is great, but the future of the art form depends on how many people will continue to pay for it. Here’s why: Music piracy has cost the recording industry more than 70,000 jobs and $2 billion in lost wages to American workers. According to the Institute for Policy Innovation, piracy equals $12.5 billion in losses to the economy every year.

January 21, 2015

Obama's SOTU Proposals Could Put More Than 57% Of The Public On The Federal Dole


Adding in President Obama’s costly new entitlement programs outlined in his State of the Union address could put a back-of-the-envelope estimate of about 180 million Americans on the government dole.

January 19, 2015

Obama SOTU Tax Proposal 'Pokes GOP In The Eye'


Congressional Republicans should consider an orchestrated, loud guffaw when the president proposes his tax and spending agenda in tomorrow’s State of the Union address.

January 19, 2015

Obama SOTU Tax Plan Targets Job Creators


President Obama will outline a plan to raise $320 billion in new taxes on the job-creating class in tomorrow’s State of the Union address.

 

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