By David J. Theroux | Sunday December 26, 2010 at 11:00 PM PST | 7 Comments
The New York Times now reports that exactly contrary to its earlier claims, the Obama administration is now quietly seeking to sneak back in by regulation the provision of “end-of-life planning” (“death panels”) that were dropped from the Obamacare bill that was signed into law. The Times article reports that the regulations have been...
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By David J. Theroux | Monday November 15, 2010 at 10:22 AM PST | 19 Comments
In a roundtable discussion on the U.S. National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (“Deficit Reduction Commission”), Nobel Prize laureate and hyper-Keynesian economist Paul Krugman came clean on his view on ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour,” regarding how to reduce the gigantic federal deficit that he has been so supportive in seeing created:...
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By Randall Holcombe | Wednesday November 18, 2009 at 10:01 AM PST | 7 Comments
In Newsweek, November 16, 2009, p. 20, Fareed Zakaria says, “There are two general health-care crises in America—one involving coverage and the other cost. The Obama plan appears likely to tackle the first but not the second. This is bad economics but also bad politics: the crisis of cost affects 85 percent of Americans,...
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