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Healthcare Efficiencies

According to Matthew Yglesias, Slate magazine’s central planning enthusiast, healthcare accounts for a large and increasing share of the overall labor force. He seems to suggest that increased efficiency in the healthcare sector (which he evidently expects as a result of the impending government takeover) could generate … Continue reading

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The Central Planners Are Coming

Most people use hospitals and see doctors that are located within a few miles of their homes. That is, healthcare is a decidedly local activity. So why are liberals continuing to force a centrally planned system on 315 million Americans spread across … Continue reading

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Cycling And Democracy

This Slate article is an example of arrogance and self-absorption that I suspect belongs to a liberal. It also illustrates the liberals’ tactic of labeling as crazy anyone with whom they disagree. The tactic is especially odd in this instance because, more than once, the writer essentially boasts about being a … Continue reading

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Misogynist Enablers

Slate’s Fred Kaplan has weighed in, so it’s official: American efforts in Afghanistan were “doomed from the start,” and now it’s “over.” Okay, so now the Afghan misogynists can get back to their primary occupation of oppressing and enslaving women (the real … Continue reading

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The Liberal Mind

Most people prefer to live in a society that creates the greatest prosperity for the greatest number of people. History, including the recent financial meltdown brought on by big government and firms “too big to fail,” proves that decentralized arrangements, based on … Continue reading

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Ezra Klein’s Dream

Ezra Klein’s new column illustrates what liberals dream about. In this instance, he dreams of the government imposing yet another tax on Americans (i.e., a carbon tax). Of course, this is one of Klein’s minor dreams; we already know that he primarily dreams about price controls and central planning … Continue reading

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ObamaCare And The Youth Vote

Slate’s Amanda Marcotte boasts that ObamaCare is already providing benefits for younger people, which in Marcotte’s view is good because it will help Obama with the youth vote in the upcoming election. According to Marcotte, the percentage of uninsured young adults declined between … Continue reading

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