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September 17, 2014

Saving Our Savings


To save our savings, government needs only to get out of the way.

September 16, 2014

Why Has the Left Become So Outraged Over Low-Wage Jobs?


Low-wage jobs in a free market are not a bad thing, they are necessary to allowing unskilled workers to get a job.

September 10, 2014

Muddled Morality and a Whopper of a Tale


An anti-inversion law that ignores broader tax reform might be legal but certainly is not the right thing to do.

September 9, 2014

Will Conservatives Make the Same Mistake Obama Has Made?


Reports say some conservatives want to pit low-income workers against immigrants by saying the later take U.S. jobs.  A better political strategy is to outline a pro-growth economic agenda that creates jobs for all workers.

September 9, 2014

What's Behind Those Rising Health Insurance Premiums?


Defenders of the Affordable Care Act are boasting that health insurance premiums are not rising as much as some analysts predicted. They will. There are multiple factors, including politics, that drive health insurance premiums up—and down. The ACA increases both inefficiency and utilization, which will increase total health care spending and therefore health insurance premiums—just the opposite of what President Obama promised.

September 4, 2014

Dear FCC: The Power to Regulate State Affairs Belongs to the State


The FCC has no authority to sweep aside state law in order to promote municipally owned broadband networks.

September 2, 2014

The Death of Death Panels


The initial debate over Obamacare's "death panels" was a little overblown, but the potential was real. The death panel is currently in limbo, but the economic forces inherent in Obamacare could revive the death panel some time in the future.

August 27, 2014

So Much for the European Model


Americans in almost every income class are better off than their European counterparts.

August 26, 2014

Are Health Insurers Discriminating Against the Sickest Patients?


Health insurers backed Obamacare's provision requiring them to cover any applicant, which means they should pay those medical bills, even if they are expensive, and stop looking for ways to avoid them.

August 21, 2014

The FCC Is Cruisin' for Another Bruisin'


In which a federal agency oversteps its legal authority and opposes state efforts to save taxpayer dollars. Again.

 

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