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Health Alert | Do We Need an Individual Mandate?

Health Alert | Do We Need an Individual Mandate?

Should everyone be required to have health insurance? The short answer is no. There is nothing that can be achieved with a mandate to buy health insurance that cannot be better achieved by a carefully designed system of tax subsidies. Beyond that, a requirement that everyone obtain insurance (as ...

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Health Alert | The Commission, Part I

Health Alert | The Commission, Part I

As alert readers will know by now, President Obama has appointed a commission on the federal debt, mainly focused on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. To signal his seriousness about this venture, the President has gone so far as to put the newly passed health reform bill on the negotiating ...

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My Not-So-Excellent Adventure In Journalistic Integrity

A couple of weeks ago I sent a letter with supporting documentation to the publisher of a local (and mercifully low-circulation) tabloid, the Colorado Springs Business Journal, pointing out material errors in its reporting on my views and activities when I served on a local citizens commission ...

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Obamacare budget funds a plague of bureaucrats and voter manipulation

Obamacare budget funds a plague of bureaucrats and voter manipulation

Imagine that. Apparently President Obama goofed when he said universal healthcare costs less than zero. So said the Congressional Budget Office last week when they added a couple hundred billion to the bill for "administrative costs" and "discretionary programs."

Oh well. Everyone makes mistakes. ...

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Academic Leftists Corrupting College Curriculum

Academic Leftists Corrupting College Curriculum

"Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

The main reason the CIA no longer recruits agents from top-ranked schools is because it can't. "The men and women who teachtoday's college students view the CIA with suspicion, if not ...

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What is Behind Liberalism's Obesity Obsession?

What is Behind Liberalism's Obesity Obsession?

The government wants to know how much your kids weigh. It wants to know how much salt there is in your ketchup and whether you're having a second soda with that burger. It wants to control what you eat and drink. For your own good of course.

So much of the current Nanny Statism has been focused on ...

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Lies of a Truthful Girl

Lies of a Truthful Girl

Jumanah Imad Albahri, the Muslim student at the University of California at San Diego who last week endorsed a new genocide of Jews, has now issued a statement - and as is characteristic also of jihadist communiqués these days, it's a masterpiece of disingenuousness and attempts to claim victim ...

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Choosing the Right Pond

I find that most people on the left have very few new or interesting ideas. An exception to this generalization is Robert Frank, whose New York Times columns are often a good read. One of his recent columns has sparked a lively debate between Frank and David Friedman at Friedman's blog, with Tyler ...

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Obamacare’s Hidden Costs

Democrats have unleashed a tidal wave of unintended consequences.

City Journal

While the full cost of President Obama's health-care legislation won't be apparent until federal subsidies to the uninsured start flowing in 2014, Americans are getting an early glimpse of some of the unintended-but very ...

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