Category Archives: Health Care

Affordable Care Act Focuses on Workers, Removes Perverse Incentives

President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) was not directed at the poorest Americans, who already have Medicaid, but at the working poor. This includes those who work full-time, but cannot…

Universal Health Care Benefits Everyone, Eliminates Free Riders

Positive rights should not just be viewed through the lens of entitlement. Positive rights are similar to public goods in that they provide positive benefits to society as a whole…

GOP Turns on Insurance Mandate at Its Own Peril

In January 2009, Mitt Romney penned some advice to incoming President Barack Obama regarding health care reform in a USA Today op-ed piece. Romney suggested Obama look to “the lessons…

The Anti-Life Pro-Lifers

Have you ever come across someone who vehemently supports the criminalization of most or all forms of abortion? Chances are that person opposed with equal fervor President Obama’s health care…

WhichMitt.com Part 2

I recently posted two video clips of Mitt Romney contradicting himself on economic stimulus and President Obama’s health care reform bill. While most politicians’ views on various issues change a…

WhichMitt.com

WhichMitt.com is a hilarious website put out by the DNC. Take the quiz! Mitt Romney’s constantly changing opinions make him a really easy target. This highlights his contradictions on abortion,…

Are We Headed for Single Payer Health Care?

It’s been interesting to listen to the debate rage over what will happen to the individual health insurance mandate in President Obama’s health care reform bill as the issue moves…

They Were For It Before They Were Against It

During the early 1990s, when President Bill Clinton tasked First Lady Hillary Clinton to lead the effort to overhaul the nation’s health care system, Republicans proposed an alternate idea to…

Ill 9/11 First Responders and Broken U.S. Healthcare

The following interview conducted by Jon Stewart of four 9/11 first responders clearly exemplifies the health care crisis that so many working class Americans currently face or are at risk…

Morality and the Health Care Crisis in America

I’ve been meaning to do a post about health care ever since the health care reform bill was debated and passed last year. I’ll approach health care in two posts,…

The September 23rd Health Care Milestone

September 23rd marked six months since President Barack Obama signed the new health care reform bill into law. The new law contains a plethora of measures that aim to reform…

“The Rage is Not About Health Care”

Frank Rich stated what I was trying to point out in my previous post, “Right-Wing Terrorism,” in a much more eloquent and straightforward fashion than I did. (That’s probably why…

Response Written Concerning The Current Healthcare Legislation

A couple points of response: If any company takes taxpayer dollars, then by right of being a shareholder, taxpayers should have some say in how the company operates. I completely…

The Conservatives’ Waterloo

David Frum, President George W. Bush’s former speechwriter and a conservative political pundit posted the following on his website yesterday. I highly recommend the entire article, but here are some…