Obamacare is Reducing Economic Growth, Not Growth in Health Spending

obmcr-ecnmyOne major criticism of U.S. health care is that we spend more money on health care than any other country. If health spending consumes resources that are needed elsewhere, this could be a problem. The U.S. now spends about 17 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) [...]

Politically Correct Ebola

public health agency of canadaSometime during the last week the Public Health Agency of Canada changed its website’s content regarding Ebola transmission. Last week I published a preliminary essay on the Airborne Transmission of Ebola, and more recently comprehensive essays, all citing the Canadian PHA’s section entitled [...]

Airborne Transmission of Ebola

eblThe American public has been misinformed regarding human-to-human transmission of Ebola. Assurances that Ebola can be transmitted only through direct contact with the body or body fluids of victims needs to be seriously scrutinized in the wake of the current West African outbreak. The Canadian Health Dept. [...]

Hobby Lobby Decision Chagrins Liberals

hbylbyfmnstsThe recent Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision has brought about a hue and cry representing a chorus of scorched cats. It becomes almost impossible to exaggerate the hysterical theatrics used to denounce the supposed negative repercussions of this decision.

While the conservative wing of the Supreme Court [...]

Ginsburg Was Right…Sort Of

plnbWhile reams have already been penned examining the implications of Monday’s Hobby Lobby decision, most of what’s been written, particularly in the liberal press, has missed the point entirely.

Though I’m mildly pleased that the Supreme Court is not quite ready to take gasoline to both the [...]

Muscles: If you Want to Live Right! You better Look at those Muscles!

Michelle Obama walks the family dog Bo on the South Lawn of the White House in WashingtonI don’t like to write about health. But once in a while it is necessary. Most old folks know that by the time you reach 35 years of old, you start [...]

Justina’s Law Introduced in Wake of Pelletier Nightmare

jstnpltrIt’s hard to determine where the tragedy begins and the travesty ends. It’s a story that has gripped and enraged a nation. It’s a sordid tale of governmental tyranny, child imprisonment and endangerment, harmful and unethical medical experimentation, as well as a number of gross conflicts of [...]

Mass Shootings: It’s Time To Go Back To Institutionalizing The Severely Mentally Ill

The left consistently blames guns for school shootings, while mostly ignoring the big elephant in the room: mental illness. Up until the 1960s, the severely mentally ill were lojrdlghnrcked up in psychiatric hospitals, for their own good and for the protection of society. The ACLU and the [...]

Let¹s Not Put the People in Charge of the Veterans Administration in Charge of the Internet

obmcrwbst2The Veterans Administration (VA) has been a disaster since just about its inception. Because it is government-only monopoly single-payer health care. Championed by the exact same people dying to impose it on all the rest of us.

Then-Community Organizer Barack Obama:

“I happen to be [...]

The Closing of the Presidential Mind – Part 3 – Unveiled Ignorance: Obamacare and its Roots

obmcr2How did Obama end up in this morass? Health-care reform long has been a central focus of modern American liberalism. The high priest of American socialism who offered the substance for these policies was John Rawls, an American political philosopher. Obama absorbed his views at Harvard Law [...]

RIGHTS!

How often have you heard someone say “that’s my right!” Or, “health care, food, shelter, education, is my right.” Or, “I can say anything I want, it’s my right.” But how many of you have actually thought through exactly what is a right?

My definition is this. A right is any action that you take [...]

On Hippocrates, Galen and the Nature of Ancient Medicine

ms-snk“First do no harm.”

~ Aphorism attributed to the Hippocratic Oath

“We should hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with social-service backgrounds, and with engaging personalities. The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We don’t want the word to [...]

Failure to Acknowledge Failure

For many years this writer has understood that one of the main problems with modern government is something that may be called “self legitimization.” It is a process by which government grows despite failures to effectively address problems that it claims are about to bring the world to a screeching halt more effectively than Michael [...]

Democrats’ Snoopy Dancing

obmcr5The other day I came across an article on CNN entitled, “Why are Some Democrats Running Away from Obamacare?,” a truly comical piece which would be even funnier were it not mere cheerleading disguised as analysis. And cheerleading is desperately needed as Democrats approach the midterm elections. [...]

Sacrifice: The Difference Between Liberals and Americans

obmcr4The word sacrifice when used by a liberal is always applied as an expectation for others, while conservatives use it individually.

The liberals/progressives/Democrats make every effort to enact laws to take more and more tax money from successful Americans to redistribute to their perpetually needy constituents. The [...]

The Freer the Trade, the Better Things Get

frmblThe West Wing was for several years a fabulous television show – about a Democrat White House. Yes, I know, I’m a conservative and I wasn’t supposed to like it. But great writing is great writing, and Aaron Sorkin can seriously write. (He doesn’t bat 1.000, but [...]

The New Task for Democrats: Fall on Obama’s Sword

obmcrdmsThe Democrats, liberals and progressives in America have been assigned a distinctively political obligation to keep in step and in sync with their chosen one, Barack Hussein Obama. Why? Not to help America as a whole but to maintain the illusion of Obama’s success. They have been [...]

Hobby Lobby: Should Employers be Forced to Provide Abortifacients?

embryThe U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in the Hobby Lobby case, to decide whether a business that provides health-care insurance to its employees can be forced to include abortifacients in its coverage. Hobby Lobby filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the Obamacare [...]

Marginalizing The Movement That Can Save America

rns11Ever since the 2009 advent of the Tea Party, Democrats on Capitol Hill and the liberal media have been obsessed with its destruction. Of course such a response is entirely understandable, since a cohesive and effective alliance of grassroots conservatives working to uphold the Constitution and maintain [...]

A Teachable Moment: Lessons From The Obamacare Debacle

obm-mshThe President’s popularity is crashing, congressional Democrats are on the run, and America is about to make a shift to the “right” in the upcoming elections –right? I’ll believe it when I see it. The electoral outcomes of this year are still unknown, but this we do [...]

Financial and Moral Deficits

Without a general and profound moral reform of American society beginning with each individual American, no financial reform project will succeed or bear lasting fruit. [...]

Washington Post Wants You to Pay More for Food – If the Money Goes to the Government

gvthndt2The Washington Post Editorial Board has long had a government agriculture policy position that is actually grounded in Reality.

Going back at least half a decade – to the passage of the last terrible Farm Bill – they have been rightly pointing out that the Crony [...]

Obama’s 2015 Budget Takes Aim at American Gun Owners

gncntrl9The release of the proposed Fiscal-Year 2015 Budget released on Tuesday reveals that President Barack Obama and his minions have not abandoned their mission to control guns in the hands of U.S. citizens, even after the abysmal failures last year in the liberal-left’s quest to pass their [...]

Obamacare Puts Your Personal Data at Risk

networkneutralityMaybe three million people have signed up for Obamacare. That’s less than half the seven million that the administration expected by the end of open enrollment in March. There are several reasons for this shortfall: Many consumers (especially the young) find the coverage too expensive, many have [...]

Smoking Out RINOs: The Much Needed Political Realignment

rn2Our nation was again unequivocally shown last week that Republicans inside the Beltway are no more to be trusted with the nation’s finances than the Democrats. At a cost to the American people of at least $1 trillion, this lesson came at a bitter price. But it [...]






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