Written by John Goodman
What I’m about to show you is in my opinion an embarrassment to the economics profession and I wish more of my colleagues would express their strong disapproval.
Take a look at the blue line in the chart below. It shows the annual rate of change in U.S. health care spending. Now here is ...
Written by Karen Schroeder
Corporations buying into the federal healthcare data system using huge profits made from creating federal tests aligned with Common Core are destroying opportunities for ADHD kids.
The fears of many parents of ADHD kids will likely come true. Their child’s opportunities will be limited by an ...
Written by Bruce Deitrick Price
We hear a lot about bullying as if it’s as common as cheering at a football game.
But who is really the Big Bully in our public schools? Who is throwing their weight around all the time?
Written by Eagle Forum
Schools around the nation continue to roll out Common Core, but many are experiencing complications. Some parents are surprised by the new national standards and many teachers are ill prepared. There is confusion surrounding curriculum. Funding hurdles abound. Parents’ questions are not being ...
Written by Katherine Rosario
*The individual did not want to be personally identified but to remain anonymous; for the purposes of relaying her story, we’ve called her Jen here.
Jen and her husband, North Carolina residents, selected a health insurance plan that had a low monthly premium. The Blue Advantage Saver ...
Written by Devon Herrick
First marriages are taking place later in life. And, increasingly, couples are opting out of marriage entirely. Living together prior to marriage — or as a substitute for marriage — is about 15 times more common today than it was 50 years ago.
Written by John R. Graham
Hearing aids have been expensive — until now.
An interesting story in The New York Timesa little over a year ago relayed the journey of a woman who had broken the shell of one of her hearing aids. Shocked at the price of hearing aids from private audiologists — at least $2,000 for a set, and ...
Written by Michael Snyder
Can the U.S. government afford to pay for the health care of 38 million more people? As you will see below, Obamacare is going to be the biggest expansion of the welfare state in U.S. history. It is being projected that a decade from now 17 million Americans will be receiving Obamacare ...
Written by Michael Snyder
The “wonder drugs” that we have been using since the middle of the last century are rapidly losing their effectiveness, and medical authorities are warning that the emergence of very powerful antibiotic-resistant superbugs represents “one of the gravest threats in the history of medicine“.