Monthly Archives: June 2012

Supreme Court Rules Obamacare is a Tax Hike. And Confusion Reigns.

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Re: Upheld

I have only read a small portion of the ruling so making judgment calls on Roberts’ decision is most likely premature.  But I’m going to anyway.  I think Artur Davis probably has the right end of it, that Roberts fell sway to the … Continue reading

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Upheld

I’m less depressed about the Supreme Court upholding Obamacare than I thought I would be.  We had Obamacare yesterday, and we still have it today.  Now we need to work hard to get a Republican Senate so we can overturn … Continue reading

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Remember When Welfare Was a Shameful Thing?

I’m not in to humiliating people, particularly those who have fallen on hard times.  But shouldn’t we feel a little bit of embarrasment over being on welfare programs like food stamps?  I’d like to think that would motivate people to … Continue reading

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Adam Smith and The Man of System, Or Why Centralized Planning Fails

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The Original Sin of Environmentalism

A headline on the front page of my local paper caught my eye yesterday:  SAN FRANCISCO’S ORIGINAL SIN.  What’s it about?  The Hetch Hetchy resevoir, which provides water to much of the San Francisco Bay Area and was built in … Continue reading

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More on Fast and Furious

Darrell Issa has just mainstreamed what till now has been a fringe conspiracy theory – namely that perhaps the actual purpose of Fast and Furious was to advance gun control.  Issa doesn’t outright accuse the administration of that, but he throws that … Continue reading

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