Archive for November 13th, 2009

You Gotta Be Kidding Me »

George W. Bush is launching a free-market think tank. The Washington Times reports: With the Obama administration establishing far-reaching controls in the auto, real estate and financial sectors, Mr. Bush said that “the role of government is not to create wealth, but to create the conditions that allow entrepreneurs and innovators to thrive.” So…
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Constitutional Questions About Government Health Care »

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) was asked “Specifically where in the Constitution does Congress get its authority to mandate that individuals purchase health insurance?” He couldn’t cite a specific section, but noted that Congress has required individuals to do lots of things in the past. As a practical matter, Senator Reed is right. Originally, the…
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