Tag Archives: health care

The Inevitable Obamacare Statistics Game

I’m very very late on this one.  The idea for this originally came to me a few weeks ago back when Obamacare was still dominating the headlines and many of its supporters and architects were rushing to defend it with … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 11/29/13

White House urging allies not to drive traffic to HealthCare.gov | Fox News. This one really strikes a nerve for me.  One of my biggest “pet peeves” (more like majorly infuriating preoccupations) is how government agencies (and government-protected monopolies, such … Continue reading

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FDA Steps Aside To Allow Lifesaving Vaccine… For The Well Connected

    Correction: Princeton University-Meningitis story – The Washington Post. Make no mistake about it; the primary purpose of the FDA is to stop you from getting access to medicine that might save your life.  Of course, a defender of … Continue reading

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Employers Dropping Health Care Benefits: Good News?

Report: Trader Joe’s Part-Time Workers to Lose Health Coverage Because of Obamacare | TheBlaze.com. Last week, it was reported that Trader Joe’s was about to become the latest large company to discontinue the practice of offering health insurance coverage to … Continue reading

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Nanny State Wants To Lower Your Standard Of Living (For Your Own Good)

How to curb obesity: Tax calories, study says – The Washington Post. What a shocker!  A bureaucratic government panel of “experts” proposes to make us better off by requiring us to pay more for the food we enjoy.  Yes, our … Continue reading

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News Roundup – 5/20/2013

Several stories caught my eye while I was away, here they are for your reading enjoyment! U.S. makes data available on wide disparity in hospital charges | Reuters. Well DUH.  Of course there’s a wide disparity in charges when nobody … Continue reading

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Health Care Markets Aren’t Special

The laws of economics are universal.  Socialists often try to dispute them, or to muddle the issue by injecting questions of morality into debates over economics.  Previously, we debunked several myths regarding the economics of labor markets.  Today, we address … Continue reading

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