Colorado Reaches for the Goal of Obamacare

The goal of Obamacare is reached by making healthcare less affordable. Economic ignorance, political superstition, and engineered desperation have reached a predictable endgame in Colorado. The Denver Post reports, “Colorado to vote on single-payer state health-care system.” Colorado voters will decide next year whether this state should be the first to pay for comprehensive health care for residents. Proponents of a single-payer state system gathered enough signatures to put ColoradoCare on Read more […]

Bernie Sanders and the Truth about Socialism in Denmark

The Democratic Presidential Debate was the setting for an exchange between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that made them both appear like they don’t have their facts straight.  According to The National Review, Hillary lectured Mr. Sanders that the United States is not Denmark, and Sanders went on to enthusiastically endorse Denmark as an economic model for the US. So, why was this exchange so wrong?  Apparently Mr. Sanders hasn’t kept up on what is happening in Denmark.  The once socialist Read more […]

Another Imperial Raid of a Rebel Base: Uber Offices

The raid of the Uber offices in Amsterdam shows that “the free world” is not remotely as free as it likes to posture itself as being. When one thinks of Amsterdam today, as opposed to its older history, one thinks of drug culture, legal marijuana, and an overabundance of sex workers. I don’t doubt that the Dutch pride themselves on being “a free country.” They probably hear about SWAT drug raids in the United States and say to themselves with a feeling of satisfaction, “We don’t Read more […]

Liberal Legacy: San Francisco Streets Littered With Human Waste

San Francisco used to be a nice town. The shining City by the Bay. That was a long time ago, though, before the city turned into one of the nation’s leading dens of liberalism and the residents went collectively insane. There are a lot of troubles these days in San Francisco, the home town of Nancy Pelosi. Most of them are brought on by the leaders of San Francisco, from designating the town a “sanctuary city” for illegal aliens to allowing various “clothing optional” parades, fairs and other Read more […]

FedEx CEO Attacks Public School Monopoly

Frederick Smith says that the public school monopoly tends “to gravitate to the lowest common denominator.” In my opinion, Frederick Smith was courageous to say the things he said. There are two reasons for my opinion. First, despite the popular myth about them and the free market, businessmen and entrepreneurs are often more interested in gaining government help than in winning in a free market environment. For some, a monopoly is what they aspire to become once they get successful enough to Read more […]

FCC Internet Rules Angle to Shut Down Conservatives

“Net neutrality” is anything but. In the court fight that’s shaping up, the major issue seems to be that the rules are written in such a way that media outlets that have always been protected by the First Amendment no longer have any rights to free speech if they publish on the Internet. The case is expected to be heard in December. The rules were voted on by the FCC earlier this year. The most telling quote from the commission’s vote was this: “Broadband providers are conduits, not speakers Read more […]

A Stupid Way for Republicans to Attack a Democrat: IRS Troubles

IRS troubles could possibly indicate a character flaw, but not necessarily. Attacking someone for being behind in their taxes is not going to work well. As you may have heard, Melissa Gilbert is running for the House of Representatives to represent a district in Michigan. Gilbert was the actress who in her younger days played Laura Ingalls Wilder in the TV series, “The Little House on the Prairie.” The TV series was based on a book series by the real Laura Ingalls Wilder with a lot of editorial Read more […]

Without Government, Who Would Incite Food Riots?

Hungry people who have nothing to eat are engaging in food riots to grab groceries. People go hungry without government. People steal for food without government. But when whole groups or a majority in a country are suddenly without means to feed themselves, that is usually a sign of “government at work.” Venezuela is providing an obvious example. As the PanAm Post reports, “Looting Sweeps Venezuela as Hunger Takes Over: 132 Incidents Tell of “Desperation and Discomfort” Sinking In.” It’s Read more […]

What We Should Learn from American Dental Tourism in Mexico

American dental tourism in Mexico saves U.S. citizens thousands of dollars. A friend of mine lived in the Seattle area in the early nineties. His experience was that people were constantly driving up to Vancouver, British Columbia, to get laser eye correction procedures. The circumstances that made this such a great deal were as follows: 1) Laser eye surgery was not covered by the Canadian “single payer” (i.e. government funded or socialist) healthcare system. 2) Laser eye surgery was covered Read more […]

Venezuelans Forced to Use Pet Meds

The lesson should be learned by Americans because what is happening to Venezuelans can easily happen here. There are lessons about Obamacare and socialism closer at hand than Venezuela. Veterans Affairs is one example. In fact, Veterans Affairs was lied about to be used as an argument for how great Obamacare would be. But the economy is going to get worse, and Venezuela is a picture of our future. Perhaps there is still time to avoid it, but I can’t be sure. El Universal reports, “Transplanted Read more […]

Hillary Caught Red Handed

Just two days ago, the New York Times rewrote a story about Hillary Clinton’s email scandal in order to soften the PR blow to her campaign, at her handlers’ request. That seems unlikely to happen again anytime soon as the facts about two investigators’ call for a criminal investigation of the former secretary of state’s handling of official emails become known. The New York Times’ lede on Friday night: WASHINGTON — Government investigators said Friday that they had discovered classified Read more […]

Did Veterans Affairs Deliberately Help Soldiers Mess Up Their Paperwork and Delay Care?

There is evidence that the Veterans Affairs bureaucrats decided not to tell veterans what they needed to do to apply for care. You might remember the Pixar movie, “The Incredibles.” One of my favorite scenes was of Mr. Incredible’s job at an insurance agency. He was supposed to turn down claims whether they were legitimate or not. Ironically, I think the popular perception that movie tapped into was one reason why people were receptive to Obamacare as our savior from the insurance agencies. Read more […]