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The Significance of Jonathan Gruber

By now most people have heard of MIT professor Jonathan Gruber, one of the so-called architects of Obamacare, and his statements about the stupidity of American voters in connection with healthcare policy (five videos have surfaced so far). Of course, there are … Continue reading

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“Empirically Driven” Liberals

Writing in the New Republic (see here), Noam Scheiber counsels liberals such as Michael Moore not to despair about Obamacare’s start-up problems because Obamacare “paves the way” toward a single-payer system that is beloved by liberals, one and all. According to Scheiber, increasing insurance … Continue reading

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Pajama Boy Is Why The Islamists Will Win

We’ve all heard of “Pajama Boy” by now and seen the tweet, in which Pajama Boy sits, wearing his tartan jammies, holding a cup of hot chocolate, and suggesting that we talk about getting health insurance. For those who have not been paying attention, here is our smirking hero: … Continue reading

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Clinging to Central Planning In Healthcare

The Washington Post continues its support of the central planning that is engulfing one-sixth of the world’s largest economy, also known as “Obamacare.” The latest efforts include an editorial extolling the virtues of a thing called the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) (see here) and an article attacking a … Continue reading

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Competition Deniers

In this post at The Incidental Economist, Aaron Carroll agrees that Obamacare may cause hospital layoffs, but tells us that’s to be expected because, after all, if we contain costs, there will be less money for wages and profits. And Carroll further concludes that the result would … Continue reading

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Embracing Central Authority

WaPo columnist Anne Applebaum sees the GOP as endangering democracy by closing the government in an attempt to stop Obamacare. In her column, Applebaum implies (see here) that those who resist Obamacare are members of an “irrational fringe” and no better than “insurgents” or “coup plotters” who should be … Continue reading

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Prosecuting Those Responsible For The Financial Crisis

So now liberals can’t figure out why no one has been prosecuted for their role in the financial crisis.  For example, Neil Irwin of Wonkblog finds it shocking that: [For] a crisis that drove the global economy off a cliff, caused millions of people … Continue reading

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