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ACA ruling kicks the real challenges down the road

by Daniel P. Kesslervia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, July 9, 2012

The fundamental challenge for American health policy is to balance three competing goals:  getting better value for our health care dollar, controlling public spending on entitlements, and providing a safety net for those who cannot afford care.  In upholding the (misnamed) Af

The Omnibus

by Hoover Institution Editorvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, July 5, 2012
  • On the eve of the latest jobs numbers: Edward Lazear with an assessment of the U.S. economy (video).

    To Florida and Ohio, by way of Israel

    by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
    Tuesday, July 3, 2012

    To the question: why would Mitt Romney decide to visit Israel, of all places, a nation with zero electoral votes (ok, a few

    The Omnibus

    by Hoover Institution Editorvia Advancing a Free Society
    Monday, July 2, 2012
    • One of the first analyses of the budget impact of the Supreme Court's Medicaid expansion ruling by Chuck Blahous.

      Michael McConnell on SCOTUS ACA ruling

      by Michael McConnellvia Advancing a Free Society
      Monday, July 2, 2012

      Read his column at Reuters: "These are significant rulings in support of federalism and the ideal of limited government.

      What's the price of an apology?

      by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
      Monday, July 2, 2012

      The Department of Defense’s reprogramming request -- the appeal to Congress to allow  the Pentagon to move money among its accounts -- reveals the Pentagon failed to anticipate $8 billion they have spent since the 2012 budget went into effect.  While that sounds like a lot, DO

      A Tale of Two Courts: From Health Care to the Eurozone

      by Russell A. Bermanvia Advancing a Free Society
      Monday, July 2, 2012

      Fallout from the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act will stretch through the presidential election and beyond, and legal commentators have plenty of questions to address: the limitations on the Commerce Clause, the ambiguity in the relationship of taxes to penal

      ACA ruling is a clarion call to defend "political constitutionalism"

      by James W. Ceaservia Advancing a Free Society
      Friday, June 29, 2012

      Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision on Obamacare is a tragic setback to the nascent movement of  “political constitutionalism.” For three years, beginning with the emergence of the Tea Party, millions of citizens joined together in trying to settle the broad meaning of the Cons


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