Obamacare

Here Come The ObamaCare Taxes

Americans for Tax Reform provide a listing of the tax hikes included in ObamaCare. Send this on to your liberal friends so that they will see the damage that this bill will create: Full List of Obamacare Tax Hikes Obamacare law contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses Taxpayers are reminded that the President’s healthcare law [...]

All Economic Interventions Make Us Poorer

Every government intervention is an attempt to thwart the freedom of the marketplace. Markets are nothing more than willing buyers and sellers agreeing to what the consider fair. These voluntary transactions benefit both buyer and seller or they would not take place. When government intervenes to impose its view of “fairness,” it disrupts these satisfactory, voluntary transactions.  Economic participants on [...]

The Logic of Washington

O’s  Medical Insurance Donald Trump  Explains Dumbo Care. No one has summed it up  better than Trump !!! ‘Let  me get this straight . .  .. We’re going to be “gifted” with a health care plan we  are forced to purchase and fined if we don’t, Which, purportedly covers at  least ten million more people, without adding a  single new doctor,  but provides for 16,000  [...]

Healthcare — The Statist’s Dream

The gloomy side of the intellectual class views man as a liability. The rosy side sees man as an asset. Nowhere is the gloomy side more prevalent than in the extremes of the environmental movement which popularized scare terms such as the “population bomb” and “global warming” (and before global warming, for those old enough to remember, there was “global [...]

A Doctor Responds To ObamaCare Expectations

The recent post ObamaCare and Our Health System claimed 83% of doctors were considering leaving their practice as a result of the passage of ObamaCare. The magnitude of this number and the unknown source gave me cause for caution when reporting the statistic. A reader/MD has responded to this point: I am an MD, and can tell you these numbers [...]

ObamaCare and Our Health System

There are few things as ill-conceived and downright dumb as ObamaCare. It is unwieldy, unmanageable and will destroy the finest health care system in the world. Our existing healthcare system is far from perfect and is grossly overpriced. These problems could be solved by removing government interference in the industry rather than increasing it. Despite its drawbacks, it does delivers [...]

Government As Wrecking Ball — Part I

The Reality of Government Government is seen by many as a caretaker and a force for good in society. This view generally includes the belief that government is both provider and creator of wealth. Coincident with these fallacies is an acceptance of the need for government’s central role in planning and managing the economy. These beliefs are wrong! None were [...]

Perspective on SCOTUS and ObamaCare

The decision made by the Supreme Court has been spun by both sides. Democrats believe it was a correct decision while Republicans are mixed. Some Republicans believe the decision was a travesty. Others believe that Justice Roberts was “sly as a fox,” putting Democrats at a disadvantage in the upcoming election. On the day of the decision, my gut reaction [...]

Ways Out Of ObamaCare

Upset about ObamaCare? Simon Black explains how to avoid it: … if you’re looking to ditch ObamaCare, you can either become destitute, change your religion, rob a liquor store… or start living a new life full of freedom and opportunity overseas. He doesn’t consider these options equivalent, preferring the last one over the others.

Why ObamaCare Will Kill Medicine, You and The US Economy

Economics is about human behavior. Human behavior is determined by the incentives/disincentives perceived by the individual. In this sense, each individual is an “economic actor,” whether engaged in monetary transactions or not. Human beings react to choices afforded them in a manner that improves their condition (or pains them the least). To understand the likely effects of ObamaCare, it must [...]