Category Archives: Health care

Dem wants fellow liberal silenced for disagreeing with the president

Liberal law professor Jonathan Turley’s decision to work with Republicans in a constitutional lawsuit against President Obama doesn’t sit well with Democratic congressman Robert Brady of Pennsylvania. Sarah Hurtubise of the Daily Caller explains. Turley, a George Washington University law professor, is also a frequent media commentator on political issues. Despite describing himself as aContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that some N.C. county governments are scrambling to deal with changes linked to Obamacare. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges prudence as policymakers respond to the latest state budget projections.

Businessweek highlights the guy who nailed Gruber

When politicians fail to live up to their promises, they rarely have to pay a price. But Jonathan Gruber is paying the price for President Obama’s failure to fulfill his promises for the Affordable Care Act, as the latest issue of Bloomberg Businessweek reports. Rich Weinstein is not a reporter. He does not have aContinue Reading

Will Gruber end up like Gerry, Bork, and others from the political past?

Alex Adrianson of the Heritage Foundation’s “Insider Online” ponders the potential long-term impact of Jonathan Gruber’s notoriety. Maybe “Gruberism,” “the eponymous doctrine first enunciated by MIT economics Professor Jonathan Gruber (1965 – ) that holds that the mass of people in advanced democratic societies are functionally incapable of ascertaining their own interest, and that theContinue Reading

Grubergate in less than 2 1/2 minutes

American Commitment offers a great compilation of Jonathan Gruber‘s controversial statements and Democratic politicians’ tortured efforts to distance themselves from those statements.

A principled liberal in action

The Washington Free Beacon reports that law professor Jonathan Turley will lead the U.S. House’s legal action against the Obama administration over Obamacare’s implementation. Professor Jonathan Turley, who currently serves as the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Chair of Public Interest Law at George Washington University, will be the lead counsel for the House ofContinue Reading

Just wait — it gets worse

Sarah Hurtubise of the Daily Caller reminds us that some of the most substantial, and potentially damaging, elements of the Affordable Care Act have not yet taken effect. Americans clearly aren’t happy about it: approval of the health-care law has dropped to an all-time low of just 37 percent. It’s not surprising — a lotContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that smaller companies are bracing for Obamacare price shocks. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal focuses on links between the UNC-Chapel Hill athletic scandal and K-12 academic failures.