How many times has government royally messed up something? And not fired anyone? Or done anything that remotely resembles improving their performance? Oh so very often. In part because they don’t care – once they have the power, they don’t care what happens to us. In part because they are too busy planning their next grabs.
Mergers among Medicare providers are decreasing competition in the health insurance market — yet another adverse outcome of Obamacare. According to an analysis by The Wall Street Journal, 75 %[…]
Arrests for drug trafficking are soaring in western Nebraska, as consumers and professional drug dealers visiting Colorado to purchase “recreational marijuana” are traveling through the neighboring state with loads of contraband on their way back home to[…]
Three of four proposed marijuana-related bills recently were passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, according to an analysis by the National Cannabis Industry Association, a Washington D.C.-based lobbying group.[…]
WASHINGTON — A new report by the conservative Capital Research Center (CRC) indicates that the U.S. government’s policy on radiation exposure is premised upon “irrational fear” and “discredited science,” and[…]
WASHINGTON — A proposal by the Republican Study Committee (RSC) to “repeal and replace” the controversial Obamacare health reform law has been formally introduced in recent days in both the[…]
“Every state has an equivalent of the EPA. … They’re much more effective, much more efficient and certainly much more accountable at the state and local level than they are in Washington, [DC],” Walker said.
The federal government this week disclosed that it is making its data on patient care outcomes available for commercial use, though individual patient profiles will still remain private. The goal[…]
“[This is a] big victory that has been a long-time coming,” said John Nothdurft, director of government relations at The Heartland Institute, in reaction to Gov. Brownback signing the bill yesterday. “States are now moving in the right direction and rolling back these policies.
A new national policy analysis forecasts a fast-approaching “death spiral” for Obamacare, as catastrophic losses from the health insurance program mount even more quickly than experts expected. “Pundits like Paul Krugman saw the[…]
Lawmakers in the U.K. are moving to ban synthetic psychoactive substances – colloquially known as “legal highs.” This may presage a similar policy move in the U.S. Ireland completely banned[…]
President Obama and the cronies in his administration (with his tacit support) continue to violate laws, rules and regulations. Obama and his friends evidently believe the rules don’t apply to them.
A new economic “scoring” policy at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), so-called “dynamic scoring,” may dramatically impact Obamacare, revealing further financial flaws in the already controversial healthcare entitlement program. Presently,[…]
Enrollment by the poor, unemployed, and children in Medicaid has soared as a result of the Obamacare insurance mandates. Policy analysts – and some conservative politicians – fear that this could lead to financial stress for states even sooner than they had anticipated.
Two top Republican Senators today called for a simple solution to the healthcare controversy created by Obamacare – a Constitutional compact among U.S. states. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and James[…]
Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) this week submitted its amended Certificate of Need (CON) application following an injunction secured by its rival, Alaska Regional Hospital, in state court. A Certificate[…]
New research shows that medical marijuana laws (MMLs) “increase use initiation” in young adults, aged 12-20, but otherwise have no “discernible effect” on underage drinking, or other substance abuse. This[…]