State of the Union

Posts in category “Healthcare”

WSJ Overhypes Story of ‘Scrambling’ over Health Exchange Uncertainty

At first glance, I thought my informal bet—that a red-state governor will …

Posted July 28th, 2014

How Long Before a Red State Gov Says He Knew It All Along?

A few more thoughts on Gruber-gate: 1. It seems the exponents of …

Posted July 26th, 2014

Jonathan Gruber and the Smoking Gun That Wasn’t

Conservative economist Scott Sumner offers up a desperately needed example of intellectual …

Posted July 25th, 2014

Obamacare vs. Dr. Evil’s Legal Eagles

Decades ago, a few friends and I were listening to Not For …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Autonomy and Automation in Old Age

The world’s fast-growing elderly population faces more age-related disease, higher health costs, …

Posted July 21st, 2014

Polio Breaks Out After the U.S. Breaks Trust

Only two diseases have ever been completely eradicated worldwide: smallpox and rinderpest. …

Posted May 8th, 2014

How to Fix the Census’s Obamacare Errors

Can you cook the books by using more accurate statistics? That’s the …

Posted April 18th, 2014

NYT Overstates Danger of E-Cigs

The front page article in the New York Times (“Selling a Poison by …

Posted March 26th, 2014

Even If Hobby Lobby Wins, We Lose

Closing on Sundays doesn’t make up for the disembedding nature of big box stores.

Posted March 25th, 2014

Obamacare Gets Teed Up at CPAC

“Off with Obamacare’s head!” Such was the battle cry at the first …

Posted March 7th, 2014

Stop Hiding Behind the CBO

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has run the math on Obamacare again …

Posted February 6th, 2014

We’re Probably at Peak Republican

On CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin made a …

Posted December 17th, 2013

Starting to Share the “Silent Sorrow”

A mother shares the heartbreak of miscarriage, and meaning of children born and unborn.

Posted November 20th, 2013

On Chris Christie and Bullying the Right People

All signs point to Gov. Chris Christie cruising to reelection in New …

Posted November 5th, 2013

Please Stop Comparing Health Insurance to Car Insurance

Josh Barro has a helpful post on why health insurance is different …

Posted October 30th, 2013

Health, Education—and Welfare?

Medicine and school are both in crisis after being given from the Church to the marketplace.

Posted October 23rd, 2013

Should the Government Mandate Vaccinations?

Vaccination has been a widely adopted practice in the U.S. since the …

Posted September 30th, 2013