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Don’t Call Obama a Socialist — Sowell

Posted on March 26, 2016


It bothers me a little when conservatives call Barack Obama a “socialist.” He certainly is an enemy of the free market, and wants politicians and bureaucrats to make the fundamental decisions about the economy. But that does not mean that he wants government ownership of the means of production, which has long been a standard […]

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Busted ObamaCare Co-Ops

Written by Gary North on October 3, 2015


ObamaCare was going to launch a new era of non-profit co-ops that would bring down prices. It did, too: 23 of them. Problem: 22 are losing money. It may take a few more years, but they are doomed. “If you like your co-op, you can keep your co-op.” Wrong again! Here are details. Remember health […]

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Pothole President: Obama’s Tax Suggestion

Written by Gary North on February 2, 2015


President Obama, now a visible lame duck, proposes the biggest tax hike in his career, other than ObamaCare, which the Supreme Court says is a tax. The money will be used to fix potholes. You know: “shovel-ready.” He has no authority over Congress. He does not submit a budget bill to the Congress. Congress submits […]

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ObamaCare Subsidies for 87% of Sign-Ups

Posted on December 31, 2014

87 percent of people who selected 2015 plans through HealthCare.gov in first month of open enrollment are getting financial assistance to lower monthly premiums A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services today provides the first detailed analysis of enrollment in the Marketplaces for the first month of the 2015 open enrollment […]

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A Biblical Critique of Government-Funded Health Care

Written by Gary North on December 30, 2014

A year before ObamaCare was signed into law, this article by Dr. John W. Robbins appeared in his newsletter, Trinity Review: “The Ethics and Economics of Health Care.” He wrote it in 1994, in response to Hillary Clinton’s attempt design a law establishing federal heath care. He wrote: This brings us to the central recognition […]

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The ObamaCare Tax: Fooling the Rubes Once Again

Written by Robert Murphy on December 11, 2014

Near the end of his treatise on economics, Ludwig von Mises wrote: There is no means by which anyone can evade his personal responsibility. Whoever neglects to examine to the best of his abilities all the problems involved voluntarily surrenders his birthright to a self-appointed elite of supermen. In such vital matters blind reliance upon […]

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