Archive for category The Welfare State

Big Government is an Insanely Overbearing Boyfriend

(Source: Independent Institute)   Episodes: “An Education in Debt”   “Protection from Jobs”   “A Remedy for Healthcare Choices”   “House Poor”   “Keeping a Close Eye on Privacy”  

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If You are Tired of Hyperpartisan Nonsense…

…I highly recommend checking out the first ever (televised) Libertarian Party primary debate between Austin Petersen (CEO of Stonegait LLC ), John McAfee (of McAfee Anti-Virus fame), and Gary Johnson (the former 29th Governor of New Mexico) that aired on Fox Business Network Friday, 1 April 2016.  The candidates were often humorous in their exchanges, […]

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Healthcare and the State

Recently, the Supreme Court interpreted certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as being lawful by ignoring its documented plain language, and by applying consequentialist rationale with respect to what a Congress meant that no longer sits. Be that as it may, this ruling should have come as no surprise as the Court already […]

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The Intolerance Behind Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments of Progressivism (Repost)

The following reposted commentary is a specific rebuffing of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s recent, one could say, progressive manifesto, published today by the Mises Institute’s William L. Anderson. In a recent speech of which Politico claims absolutely energized the “Progressive” left, Elizabeth Warren laid out her so-called 11 Commandments of Progressivism. In what follows, I […]

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Religious Objections to Certain ACA Contraception Coverage

The Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favor of the plaintiffs today in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (2013), upholding religious liberty objections as sufficient justification for certain employers to refuse to provide specific forms of contraception under the administrative rules and regulations of the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).   It cannot be […]

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“Coffeecare” as an Allegory for Obamacare

(Source: RealityAlwaysWins2)

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Obama Administration Violates the Law – Again

The Obama administration today announced that it will once again unilaterally amend the statutory provisions of the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) by delaying enforcement until 2016 of the health insurance coverage mandate levied against “medium-sized” companies (politically and arbitrarily defined as employing between 50 and 99 personnel). This marks the second […]

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