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Archive of posts published in the tag: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Equal Before the Law

It seems that if there is one area that the voters can agree on it would be that those who make the laws should have to obey them. It is a violation of a fundamental American principle that we should…

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“Access to a waiting list is not access to health care”

The premise of the very need for health care reform of the nature of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is based on flawed analysis and myths. Myth #1 Access to health insurance is synonymous to access to health care. Plenty of…

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The Doctor as a Commodity

Daniel Henninger writes in the 7/4/12 Wall Street Journal, Obamacare’s Lost Tribe: Doctors. Excerpt: A remarkable and important piece by Drs. Christine K. Cassel and Sachin H. Jain in the June 17 Journal of the American Medical Association directly asks:…

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An ACA Reader

There is an overwhelming amount of words written on the ACA ruling. A few that stand out so far: Scott Grannis at Calafia Beach Pundit, The fatal flaws of Obamacare, 6/28/12. Fatal flaw #3: A government-imposed restructuring of the healthcare…

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Why a Bad Solution Can Be Worse Than No Solution

Commentary on the ACA ruling by the Supreme Court will dominate the new and old medias for some time to come.  What doesn’t change is that the law is awful. Like so many laws that attempt to bring further complexity…

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The Economy Could Have Been a Lot Worse

The economy is weak and much of the reason is the growth restraints of Obama Care and the Dodd-Frank bill.  There are health insurance issues and financial issues that need to be addressed with legislation but these bills either addressed…

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An Affront to Self Government

Mark Steyn writes in National Review Online, Swinging Kennedy,The liberties of more than 300 million people hinge on just one man , 3/31/12.  Steyn ponders how we arrived at a point where one of the most controversial pieces of legislation,…

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Finding Federal Boundaries

The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes Liberty and Obama Care 3/23/12: Select Excerpts: The Supreme Court will not be ruling about matters of partisan conviction, or the President’s re-election campaign, or even about health care at all. The lawsuit filed by…

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There is No Free Lunch in Obamacare

Andrew Puzder writes Job Creation Is Price for New U.S. Health Law in Bloomberg, 12/26/11: Excerpt: Our company, CKE Restaurants Inc., employs about 21,000 people (our franchisees employ 49,000 more) in Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants. For months, we have been…

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HSAs and Obama Care

There is much not to like about Obama Care  (Patient Protection and Health Care Affordability Act) , but this post will focus on just one. HSAs or Health Savings Accounts are actually a part of a health insurance option that…

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I Would Prefer to Pay More Taxes

In 2008 General Steel, Inc, the company I run, had a good year. We generated record sales, profits and taxes. In 2009 volume fell sharply as a result of the credit collapse,  the collapse of the prices of the commodities…

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A Blessing in Disguise

Economist John Taylor writes an excellent article : The End of the Growth Consensus in the Wall Street Journal (7/21/11). Excerpts: Economic policy in the ’80s and ’90s was decidedly noninterventionist, especially in comparison with the damaging wage and price controls…

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