healthcare


An Exercise in Progressive Arrogance  

By Becky Akers LewRockwell.com August 24, 2016   An Exercise in Progressive Arrogance     Dr. Paul Gordon, a 61-year-old communist and “medical school professor” at the University of Arizona, recently finished peddling across America on his bicycle. Not only had he long dreamed of such an odyssey, but he also turned it into a “’listening […]

Dr. Paul Gordon, a 61-year-old communist and “medical school professor” at the University of Arizona, recently finished peddling across America on his bicycle.

Big Policies, Bigger Failures

Big Policies, Bigger Failures

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital August 19, 2016   Big Policies, Bigger Failures   Economics is far simpler than most in academics or government would have you believe. To make accurate predictions all you really need is an honest appreciation of the self-interest that is at the heart of free market transactions and an […]


An Update on the Obamacare Disaster

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg August 8, 2016   An Update on the Obamacare Disaster     An architect of the federal healthcare law said last year that a “lack of transparency” and the “stupidity of the American voter” helped Congress approve ObamaCare. He suggested that many lawmakers and voters didn’t know what was in […]

An Update on the Obamacare Disaster

The Pharma-Fed Doctor

The Pharma-Fed Doctor

By Michel Accad Mises.org July 30, 2016   The Pharma-Fed Doctor   It’s true that perks from pharma companies influence doctors. But pharma dollars are nothing compared to the subsidies doled out by governments. In his recent article “Feed Me, Pharma,” ProPublica’s Charles Ornstein has been calling attention to studies showing that the prescribing decisions of doctors are […]


Lots of Smoke Here, Hillary

The Problem With Hillary

By Thomas DiLorenzo LewRockwell.com July 9, 2016     The problem with Hillary Clinton as a presidential candidate is not that she is a corrupt and dishonest politician, as her critics have charged.  No, the problem with Hillary is that she is just as big a socialist as Bernie Sanders is.  “We’re going to take things […]


Report: Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early

By Chris Morran Consumerist May 5, 2016   Report: Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early     When OxyContin hit pharmacies 20 years ago, its primary selling point was that a single dose of the opioid pain medication lasted 12 hours, “providing smooth and sustained pain control all […]

Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early

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National Review Says: Obamacare Is Dead

By Against Crony Capitalism November 4, 2015   National Review Says: Obamacare Is Dead     It’s a bold statement, but basically it’s a correct one. The co-ops are falling apart. Many are already bust. People are losing their health insurance because of these blow ups. Still others can’t afford to sign up in the […]


Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Curtail Surprise Medical Bills

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist October 21, 2015   Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Curtail Surprise Medical Bills   frankieleon   There are good surprise and there are bad surprise. Falling into the latter category are unexpected medical bills, which affect nearly 30% of privately insured Americans. This week, lawmakers took steps to shield consumers from these […]

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What “Progressive” Corporate Welfare Looks Like

By Andrew Syrios Mises.org October 13, 2015   What “Progressive” Corporate Welfare Looks Like   There appears to be a mistaken belief on the Left that any government action is either done in the interest of “the people” or in the interest of corporations and rich oligarchs. So the naked corporate welfare to Archer Daniels Midlands […]

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100 Years of Government’s “Managed” Health Care

By Michel Accad Mises.org September 21, 2015   100 Years of Government’s “Managed” Health Care   The term “managed care” entered the common lexicon in the 1990s, when contracted arrangements between physicians and hospitals on the one hand, and insurance entities on the other, became standard means to try to control healthcare expenditures. The origin of […]


The Rise of the Medical Bureaucrat and Centralized Health Care

By Michel Accad Mises.org July 15, 2015   The Rise of the Medical Bureaucrat and Centralized Health Care   In contrast to the expected shortage of tens of thousands of physicians, there appears to be an abundance of health care administrators. Economists and physician-activists at Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) have invoked the […]

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