South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley in today's Wall Street Journal explains just how blatantly anti-free market the Obama Administration is and just how powerful special-interest unions are in the White House.
We already know the 3-year experiment with Keynesian economics has failed. Now there are statistics which reveal just how dismal the “great stimulus” has been. (Sustained recession, paltry growth, high unemployment, increased government control and regulation, increased deficits, looming inflation, even possible stagflation.) Read this WSJ article for complete analysis.
The state that gave us the Kennedys is, ironically, is moving toward real public-employee union reform. Democratic state legislators in Massachusetts just passed a law (see Boston Globe article here) stripping police and teachers of their ability to collectively bargain for healthcare to help keep local governments solvent. Is there any hope California Democrats might […]
Another interesting article from the New England Journal of Medicine about a modified Ryan plan. Here are the interesting points about the Ryan Plan (Defined Contribution Plan). It (Ryan Plan) has variously been called a “defined contribution” plan (as opposed to the current Medicare program, which is a defined benefit plan), a premium support program, […]
A good article from the Wall Street Journal. Here are the highlights. Beginning in 2022, the Ryan plan offers each new Medicare enrollee a choice of private health plans and a premium paid to the plan they choose. The key is that the premium will be equivalent to what Medicare is projected to spend under […]