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.
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 [...]
The bottom line of the SCOTUS decision on ObamaCare is that The Constitution has been effectively repealed. It is no longer controlling. The uniqueness of the US was taken away. The Rule of Law is gone. It has been replaced by The Rule of Men. Congress and the political class can, for all practical purposes, [...]
Charles Krauthammer on the implications of the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare and the country: If the federal government can compel a private citizen, under threat of a federally imposed penalty, to engage in a private contract with a private entity (to buy health insurance), is there anything the federal government cannot compel the citizen [...]
Avik Roy has produced a superb summary of the first year of ObamaCare and projections for the second and subsequent years: Year One of the Obamacare Era A look back, and a look forward One year ago this week — March 23, 2010 — President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into [...]
In a post a couple of days ago entitled ObamaCare — The Final Straw That Keeps on Giving I speculated on the possibility of impeachment for violation of the oath of office for any Congressperson voting to expend funds on what was declared an unconstitutional law. Subsequent to that post, the mainstream media reported that [...]
During the process of passing ObamaCare, a reporter asked then Speaker of The House Nancy Pelosi if the health care legislation was Constitutional. Dumbfounded by the question, she responded with her own question: “Are you serious?” The question she was asked appeared inane and stupid to the incredulous Ms. Pelosi. Apparently anything Congress does cannot [...]