Archive for October 28th, 2013

ObamaCare May Kill Itself

ObamaCare May Kill Itself

Even if Healthcare.gov is fixed, the federal exchanges available on it may yet prove to be the law’s Achilles heel. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is allowing a case to move forward that could gut Obamacare insurance subsidies in 34 states that opted not to implement state-run exchanges.

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Ted Cruz speaking at Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. on October 7, 2011. (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore)

Ted Cruz Won After All

Ted Cruz won. Senate Democrats are scrambling to delay the implementation of the very individual mandate they fought to keep in place by choosing to shut down the government. Now, they apparently have seen the light, no longer bamboozled by Obama’s promises that the $600 million healthcare exchange website would work and that all would be OK in the Sebelius fantasy world if the mean Texan just stopped talking.

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Wealth Inequality in America, Part 3

Wealth Inequality in America, Part 3

In Part 1, we discussed the shortcomings of Michael Norton and Dan Ariely’s study featured in the popular video “Wealth Inequality in America.” In Part 2, we explored how difficult it is to define “those in need” or “the poor.” Helping the poor build real wealth can be accomplished without redistribution capping society’s wealth creation as a whole. Before we can solve the problem, however, we must understand two major reasons why people are trapped in poverty.

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