Tag Archives: obamacare

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

Posted in News Commentary | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News Roundup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News Commentary | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Kathleen Sebelius Makes A Good Point

The Surprising Quote Sec. Sebelius Delivered Regarding a Dying 10-Year-Old Who Can’t Get a Lung Transplant | TheBlaze.com. The conservative media was all over the story of a dying 10-year old girl who was denied the opportunity to appear on … Continue reading

Posted in News Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

LA Times Subtly Admits: Obamacare Is A Massive Wealth Transfer

Affordable Care Act’s challenge: getting young adults enrolled – latimes.com. This article amuses me greatly.  I’m not sure that they quite realize it, but they’re basically admitting that Obamacare amounts to nothing more than a giant subsidy of health care … Continue reading

Posted in News Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News Roundup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General Theory | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment