Category Archives: Health care

Obamacare suffers a major blow today

Major. This morning, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a ruling that Obamacare subsidies shall only be distributed to individual market exchange consumers living in states that have set up their own health insurance exchanges. 34 states have opted for the establishment of federal exchanges, where consumers purchase federally qualified healthContinue Reading

If Jesus didn’t do anything …

… he went around setting up free health clinics. For those of you trying to affix themselves to the ever-shifting “morality” of the day, there it is (for now), folks. Straight from the preacher’s mouth: If Jesus didn’t do anything, That is, the one thing the preacher wishes you to know about Jesus is —Continue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. Senate’s plan to take up a Medicaid reform bill. John Hood’s Daily Journal points out liberals’ inconsistent arguments about the impact of film incentives and other tax policies.

Yet another Obamacare exemption

When Obamacare was passed, many amendments were made to the 1944 Public Health Services Act, a federal law that outlines different types of health insurance coverage.  One of the many additional layers of unhealthy regulations requires insurers in states to sell products based off government price controls – an example being that a high riskContinue Reading

This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

After the recent high-profile U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case, the federal Affordable Care Act still faces a number of other legal challenges. Katherine Restrepo discusses the road ahead for Obamacare during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Ham discusses the mainstream media’s increased reliance on press releases and decreasedContinue Reading

C-SPAN2 to showcase Staddon’s JLF speech again Sunday

If you have not yet seen C-SPAN2′s “Book TV” presentation of a recent John Locke Foundation luncheon speech from Duke professor John Staddon, you have another chance to watch Staddon this weekend. The encore presentation is scheduled for 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

The supply-side of health care cannot be ignored

Here’s a great Politico article on how Obamacare opponents need to step up their repeal and replace game.  In the words of Bob Graboyes, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center: In a word, the solution to America’s health care woes is innovation — the cost-cutting innovation we’ve seen in almost every other industry. Genomics, 3-DContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. Senate’s Medicaid reform plan. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal discusses ways to slow the summer learning slide among young students.