Health care (page 282)

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    Goldberg says Romney should focus on ObamaCare

    Conventional wisdom among Republican critics of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is that a Romney nomination would mean the loss of ObamaCare as a salient election issue in the fall. How can the author of “RomneyCare” attack the president’s health care reform? Jonah Goldberg tackles that argument in…
    Mitch Kokai, April 4, 2012
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    Steyn on the Supreme Court and the Constitution

    Another great column by Mark Steyn. The United States is the only Western nation in which our rulers invoke the Constitution for the purpose of overriding it — or, at any rate, torturing its language beyond repair. Thus, in this week’s debate on whether Obamacare is merely the latest…
    Michael Sanera, April 2, 2012
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    Whaddaya mean, no Republican alternative to Obamacare?

    There was, in fact; the Obama campaign worked hard to demonize it; and its sponsors included Sen. Richard Burr, along with Sen. Coburn (R-OK) and Reps. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Devin Nunes (R-CA). John Goodman explodes the myth, then describes the plan, which would “replace all government tax and…
    Jon Sanders, April 2, 2012
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    Just discovered this Washington Examiner feature

    Perhaps that makes me a “Dim Bulb?” Dim Bulb: Michael Tomasky Who: The Daily Beast’s Michael Tomasky What: He wrote yesterday, ridiculing conservatives for lamenting freedoms lost under Obama. “[T]his ‘freedom’ business is simply paranoid and delusional. I defy anyone to name for me a specific and precise freedom…
    Michael Sanera, March 28, 2012
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    Good summary of the Supreme Court arguments

    The Wall Street Journal editorial page provides this summary of Tuesday’s oral arguments.  Questions from Justice Kennedy are encouraging. “Can you create commerce in order to regulate it?” inquired Justice Kennedy, in the first question from the bench. To ask another way, does the Administration think it has plenary…
    Michael Sanera, March 28, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online about the debate surrounding a proposed school-based health center for uninsured and underinsured students at a Wake County high school. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines the problems associated with growing government debt.
    Mitch Kokai, March 28, 2012
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    Lowry takes a Madisonian approach to the ObamaCare mandate

    Rich Lowry‘s latest National Review Online column discusses the impact of the federal health care reform law’s individual mandate on our carefully constructed constitutional system. If the mandate stands, it will be the latest blow to Madison’s scheme, which is the best architecture for…
    Mitch Kokai, March 27, 2012
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    As the high court tackles ObamaCare …

    … you might appreciate a review of Sally Pipes’ critique of the federal health care law. Pipes, head of the Pacific Research Institute, offered her thoughts on ObamaCare one year ago during an interview with Carolina Journal Radio/CarolinaJournal.tv. Kokai: What do you think it is about…
    Mitch Kokai, March 27, 2012