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Why Not Try Healthcare Vouchers?

Why Not Try Healthcare Vouchers?

The healthcare delivery and payment debacle of the previous decades, brought to a head with the passage and current dismantling of Obamacare, lead us to find an alternative that might actually work. As neither a doctor nor a politician, but as a student of economics,...
What We Don’t See is Killing Us

What We Don’t See is Killing Us

Henry Hazlitt was a great Economist.  As I first mentioned nine months ago, Hazlitt wrote Economics in One Lesson in 1946, then updated in 1978.  It reads like today’s news, because it is filled with economic truth, not political or editorial wishful thinking. Members...
A Christmas Present for the Present and the Future

A Christmas Present for the Present and the Future

If you are looking for the perfect gift for anyone who wants to understand the Economics behind all that is going on today, from the fiscal cliff to Greece, I have it. Henry Hazlitt wrote Economics in One Lesson in 1946, then updated in 1978.  It reads like today’s...

How Progressives Kill Jobs, Part 2.

Imagine you are the CEO of a large U.S.-based company with operations in several countries.  You have to decide whether to keep your company and many of its high-paying jobs in the U.S. in 2013, or move overseas.  The move, along with reducing U.S.jobs, would also...

How Progressives Kill Jobs. You Can’t Make This Stuff Up.

In this and the next post we will examine two specific ways that our Progressive government destroys jobs by making our businesses more costly than their international competitors.  Those added costs reduce profits, thereby decreasing investment and crippling new job...