Michael Tennant

A federal bill with the backing of the Obama administration would impose the recently repealed Houston "bathroom bill" on the entire nation in the name of "equality."

Health coverage doesn't guarantee access to care, so single-payer won't solve anything, said Dr. Keith Smith of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma, one of the free-market alternatives to the government-insurance-medical complex.

A former U.S. comptroller general says the national debt is actually $65 trillion, more than triple the Congressional Budget Office's figure of $18 trillion.

Monday, 09 November 2015 10:15

House Votes to Revive Export-Import Bank

With the passage of a transportation bill by the House of Representatives Thursday, Congress is well on its way to reviving the Export-Import Bank, a symbol of corporate welfare that same body was thought to have eliminated earlier this year.

The Chinese government announced that it will now allow couples to have two children instead of one — a welcome move but one that still leaves the state in charge of family sizes.

The Obama administration, which bears much of the blame for the excessive number of standardized tests students must take, is now calling for limits on the number of such tests and the time spent on them.

 

 

Saturday, 31 October 2015 00:00

How Medicare Hurts

In Medicare’s Victims: How the U.S. Government’s Largest Health Care Program Harms Patients and Impairs Physicians, David Hogberg demonstrates that Medicare is far from the success story that the media and politicians would have us believe it is.

ObamaCare's individual-mandate penalty is set to increase to $695 per person in 2016, an event the Obama administration hopes will boost lagging exchange enrollment.

A Pennsylvania health system is posting all-inclusive prices for common procedures on its website, then having patients pay in advance.

Thursday, 15 October 2015 08:27

NYPD’s X-ray Van Program Lacks Transparency

The New York Police Department is using vans equipped with X-ray scanners to secretly search vehicles, and it won't release any information about them.

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