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Healthcare: "Insurance" Now Just Means Redistribution

Healthcare: “Insurance” Now Just Means Redistribution

By Gary Galles Mises Institute June 8, 2017   Healthcare: “Insurance” Now Just Means Redistribution   Americans have been fighting over health insurance reform for ages. For example, 25 years ago, in 1992, over 200 congressional health care bills were introduced. Unfortunately, while the rhetoric has focused on insurance, such as how many would supposedly gain or […]


Napolitano: The GOP Didn’t Touch the Core of Obamacare

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute May 12, 2017   Napolitano: The GOP Didn’t Touch the Core of Obamacare   On Kennedy yesterday, Judge Andrew Napolitano explained how the GOP’s “repeal” of Obamacare does nothing to touch the four foundations of the Obamacare plan. The new plan “assumes the premise of Obamacare,” Napolitano noted, explaining that the […]

Napolitano: The GOP Didn't Touch the Core of Obamacare

How the Government Ruined U.S. Healthcare — and What We Can Actually Do About It

How the Government Ruined U.S. Healthcare — and What We Can Actually Do About It

By Alice Salles The Anti-Media March 23, 2017   How the Government Ruined U.S. Healthcare — and What We Can Actually Do About It     Government’s meddling in the healthcare business has been disastrous from the get-go. Since 1910, when Republican William Taft gave in to the American Medical Association’s lobbying efforts, most administrations have passed […]


Repeal and Replace Needn’t Be Complicated

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism March 10, 2017   Repeal and Replace Needn’t Be Complicated     The choices are pretty simple. But Paul Ryan’s bill just takes us deeper down the rabbit hole. The Republicans have a problem. Healthcare prices are so swollen by government imposed monopolies that most people cannot possibly afford to pay […]

Repeal and Replace Needn’t Be Complicated

How Angry Will You Be If The Republicans In Congress Do Not Repeal Obamacare?

How Angry Will You Be If The Republicans In Congress Do Not Repeal Obamacare?

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 25, 2017   How Angry Will You Be If The Republicans In Congress Do Not Repeal Obamacare?     Top Republicans are now publicly saying that Obamacare will never be fully repealed. In fact, many Republicans in Congress are already using the term “repair” instead of “repeal” to […]


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 […]

The Ticking Debt Bomb

Worried About Prostate Cancer?

Worried About Prostate Cancer?

By Hunter Lewis LewRockwell.com June 13, 2016   Worried About Prostate Cancer?       My own recent experience with prostate cancer may be useful to you in sorting out the options. I am an investment, not a medical, professional. But for that very reason, I have no biases, no axe to grind, and above […]


23 Percent Of Americans In Their Prime Working Years Are Unemployed

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog March 27, 2016   23 Percent Of Americans In Their Prime Working Years Are Unemployed     Did you know that when you take the number of working age Americans that are officially unemployed (8.2 million) and add that number to the number of working age Americans that are […]

23 Percent Of Americans In Their Prime Working Years Are Unemployed

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 […]


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 […]


Nowadays, Health Insurance Isn’t Really Insurance

By Jim Fedako Mises.org July 30, 2015   Nowadays, Health Insurance Isn’t Really Insurance   Due to Obamacare, my health plan has become something other than insurance. It is now, for the most part, nothing other than a wealth transfer scheme to benefit the politically connected over others. In order to identify the difference between […]


Health Insurance Is Illegal

By Warren C. Gibson Foundation for Economic Education May 28, 2015   Health Insurance Is Illegal It is a crime to buy or sell a real health care plan     Health insurance is a crime. No, I’m not using a metaphor. I’m not saying it’s a mess, though it certainly is that. I’m saying […]