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Libertarian Promoting Welfare Accounts (American Outrage Column)

The welfare state has grown considerably in recent years, not least due to the passage of Obamacare. According to the libertarian CATO Institute, in 2013 there were “126 separate programs targeted toward low-income people, 72 of which provide either cash or in-kind benefits to individuals.” What if those programs suddenly went away? Continue reading

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Choose to Work (American Outrage Column)

What does it take to “make it” in America? We’ve all heard the stories about rising inequality and how the American public now perceives that the American Dream is a much harder sell to today’s youth than to previous generations. Evidently, for some, the solution is to sit back and stop trying, accept that you can’t make it, and become further and further entwined within the growing welfare state. Continue reading

Exercising the Mighty Pen and Phone

Has President Obama’s power gone to his head as he attempts to avoid lame duck status and promote his party for the upcoming elections? He announced to the press in January that “I’ve got a pen, and I’ve got a phone,” remarked glibly in February that “I can do whatever I want” an hour after the administration took controversial executive action on Obamacare, and is promoting a video that celebrates the executive orders of his “Year of Action” on his official website. Continue reading

Defending the Indefensible

Not only has Obamacare raised the price of health insurance, it has become a behemoth imposing further restrictions on care that can, ultimately, amount to no care at all from your doctor. In my most recent column for Accuracy in Media, I detail how the “micro networks,” or “narrow networks” used by many Obamacare plans are leading to inferior care for some Americans. Continue reading

Long Absence

As some of my more faithful readers may have noticed, I have been absent from the blogosphere for about a month. I recently joined Accuracy in Media as a Research Assistant and have been having quite a bit of fun helping out with stories there. Continue reading

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