health care


Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

By Scott Powell Mises Institute February 21, 2017   Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations   On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of two […]

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

Healthcare: Government — Not Technology — Is Driving Prices Up

Healthcare: Government — Not Technology — Is Driving Prices Up

By Michel Accad Mises Institute February 16, 2017   Healthcare: Government — Not Technology — Is Driving Prices Up   Should we blame technology for the growth in healthcare spending? Austin Frakt, a healthcare economist who writes for the New York Times, thinks so. Citing several studies conducted over the last several years, he claims that technology […]


Healthcare Is Not Immune to the Laws of Economics

By Jonathan Newman Mises Institute February 11, 2017   Healthcare Is Not Immune to the Laws of Economics   One of the great things about economics is that it is devoid of all mysticism. Every person, good, service, and dollar is treated equally — nothing is special or above the rules. There’s nothing about the supply […]


Surviving ObamaCare’s Crippling Costs: “Become Your Own Primary Healthcare Provider”

Surviving ObamaCare’s Crippling Costs: “Become Your Own Primary Healthcare Provider”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com December 17, 2016   Surviving ObamaCare’s Crippling Costs: “Become Your Own Primary Healthcare Provider”     Are you prepared to survive… the age of socialized medicine? Health care coverage shouldn’t be life threatening, but… Unfortunately, the skyrocketing cost of health care coverage under Obamacare is forcing millions of middle class families […]


Obamacare “architect” Johnathan Gruber: Increase the Obamacare fines to force young people into enrollment (VIDEO)

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 30, 2016   Obamacare “architect” Johnathan Gruber: Increase the Obamacare fines to force young people into enrollment     That’s right, Mr. Gruber, who famously explained that Obamacare only became law because of the “stupidity of the American voting public“, explains now that Obamacare is not imploding (HA!), […]

Obamacare “architect” Johnathan Gruber: Increase the Obamacare fines to force young people into enrollment

8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2016   8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare     Obamacare is a dysfunction generating machine. On nearly every level the thing is screwed up. But that is the inherent nature of large government programs. This is Obama’s legacy? Way to go Mr. President. Be […]

8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

Lawmaker wants to force Congress to use VA health care

Lawmaker wants to force Congress to use VA health care

By Against Crony Capitalism September 15, 2016   Lawmaker wants to force Congress to use VA health care     This will never happen because Congress has GOOD healthcare. They excluded themselves from Obamacare. Do you think they would ever throw themselves into the Veterans Affairs system? Not – a – chance. But it’s good […]


The Right Lessons from Obamacare’s Meltdown

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 29, 2016   The Right Lessons from Obamacare’s Meltdown   The decision of several major insurance companies to cut their losses and withdraw from the Obamacare exchanges, combined with the failure of 70 percent of Obamacare’s health insurance “co-ops, ” will leave one in six Obamacare enrollees with […]

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Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute August 29, 2016   Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?   Americans have more disposable income than nearly every other country on earth. The few exceptions include a handful of northern Western European states and some small city states like Monaco. Even when accounting for government […]


Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 31, 2016 Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt   Three recent stories regarding three government agencies — the IRS, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) — show why we should oppose big government for practical, as well as philosophical, reasons. In […]

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