Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Who'll Cover Unwed Children's Children?

There's been a lot of discussion about the "slacker mandate" in ObamaCare: Covering "children" until their 26th birthday. I untwist a previously undiscussed twist in that provision, over at National Review Online

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Repeal: The Historical Record

Can the new health "reform" law be repealed? I discuss the historical record of repeal, at National Review Online

Monday, March 22, 2010

Health "reform" and Hawaii's state budget

Hawaii will one of the states that will suffer most from the loss of health-insurance premium taxes. My op-ed in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.

Friday, March 19, 2010

130+ Economists: Health "Reform" Kills Jobs

Over 130 economists sent a letter to President Obama and the Congress explaining that the massive tax hikes contained in health reform will kill jobs and capital investment. (Yes, I am one of them.)

Monday, March 15, 2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Did You Hear About Blue Cross Cutting Rates 20%?

Probably not, but it's just as true as the headlines that scream about the 39% increase. Government discrimination against individual ownership of health insurance is the real cause of volatile changes in premium: This month's Capital Ideas.