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Posted: 9 November 2009 by Editors in National News, Political Science Tags: anarchism, anti-Statism, arbitration, Benjamin Tucker, Big Pharma, boycotts, cartels, civil disobedience, class consciousness, collective bargaining, drug patents, Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC, FDA, Gary Chartier, healthcare, healthcare reform, intellectual property, labor unions, law, libertarian, liberty, litigation, malpractice, market socialism, market-anarchism, mediation, medical licensing, medicine, monopoly, mutualism, Newspeak, nutrition, patents, socialism, syndicalism, taxation, US

<b>Professor Gary Chartier on: ‘promoting access, affordability, and choice by ending privileges for corporations, professionals, and the otherwise</b> …

3 Big Differences - and 1 Awful Similarity - Between Obamacare and Medicare Part D

Keith Speights at The Motley Fool outlines "3 Huge Differences Between the Medicare Part D and Obamacare Launches." As most of us have been lectured …

The Definitive Ranking Of "Doctor Who" Companions

The Doctor says his friends have always been the best of him. But who was the best out of them?<p>This is going to be fun! But before we start, a note on pedantry. We're counting as a companion somebody who travelled full-time with the Doctor over multiple stories. Which rules out Sara Kingdom, …

Magical Fog Photography Featuring San Francisco

Images of fog covered terrain and landscapes always conjure up thoughts of the magical and mystical. Such imagery is usually irresistible for a …

Maine doctor cuts prices in half by refusing health insurance

A Portland, Maine, physician announced on April 1 that he would cut the middle man and deal directly with his patients, no longer accepting insurance …

Delaying the Employer Mandate Requires Delaying All of Obamacare

The IRS has announced it will postpone the start date of Obamacare’s “employer mandate” from 2014 to 2015. Most of the reaction has focused on how …

Employer Mandate Delay Spells Trouble for Obamacare

The dominoes are falling.<p>The administration’s decision to postpone implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate until after the 2014 …

Lies of ObamaCare

We’ve now reached the third anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a k a ObamaCare. The Obama administration celebrated this …

How American Health Care Killed My Father

After the needless death of his father, the author, a business executive, began a personal exploration of a health-care industry that for years has delivered poor service and irregular quality at astonishingly high cost. It is a system, he argues, that is not worth preserving in anything like its …

The Humanitarian Shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act

Web problems can be fixed. The problems inherent in the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) are another story.<p>Let’s stipulate …

A Phalanx of Lies

Remember that health insurance you could keep?<p>CNN has been pondering what they call “a particularly tough few days at the White House.” “Four out of …

Obamacare’s Moment of Clarity

Insurance cancellations reveal what the law’s really all about: mendacity, paternalism, and subterfuge.<p>Every disaster has its moment of clarity. …

The Liberal Entitlement-State Dream Is Crumbling

That’s the bigger message as Obamacare collapses before our very eyes.<p>May I ask this question? Why is it that Americans don’t have the freedom to …

Is Obama Still President?

His cadences soar on, through scandal after fiasco after disaster.­<p>We are currently learning whether the United States really needs a president. …

Obama’s Big Lie

The president was deceiving either himself or the rest of us about Obamacare.<p>‘All we’ve been hearing the last three years is if you like your policy …

Obama’s Credibility Gap

The former hope-and-change president no longer gets a pass.<p>By 1968, President Lyndon Baines Johnson was finally done in by his “credibility gap” — …

O’Care: The Truth Was Evident

As far back as 2010, we knew this would happen.<p>Back in the summer of 2010, soon after the Affordable Care Act was passed, I looked out the window of …

The Abysmal, Pathetic Obamacare Rollout

It’s a colossal, expensive failure that projects a 1970s-era DMV experience into cyberspace. Welcome to Healthcare.gov, the lame website of Obama’s …

The Great Medicaid Swindle

On Monday, Ohio became the 25th state to expand Medicaid thanks to new provisions in Obamacare. Nick Gillespie on why this is an unfortunate and …

This Is What a Health Insurance Death Spiral Looks Like

It had been possible to buy insurance between February 15 and March 31 next year and still pay a pro-rated uninsurance penalty—something the Obama …

Obama Administration Continues to Dodge Questions About Obamacare

A speech by President Obama earlier this week that was expected to address the online sign-up issues that have plagued HealthCare.gov came across …

Happy Friday!

Kids Should Hack Their School-Provided iPads

Last year, 40 tablet computers were delivered to the children of two remote Ethiopian villages. The villagers were 100 percent illiterate—the kids …

The White House Demo of Obamacare Was a Test Dummy

The answer, according to a report in today's <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, is yes, except that the product demo White House officials saw over the summer …

UPDATED! "Yes, You Can Keep Your Health Plan" or, What Part of *Screw You* Don't You Understand?

<b>Note: This post was updated at 8am ET on October 30. Scroll down for latest.</b><p>Via the Twitter feed of Matt Cover (and National Review's Jim Geraghty) …

White House Propagandists Slam Obamacare ‘Misinformation’ While Gleefully Spreading Their Own

For instance here's a post on The White House Blog by Macon Phillips, entitled "Facts Are Stubborn Things." Opening line:<p>Opponents of health …