Forcing a Cut in Price of Prescription Drugs Won’t Work

Reducing the cost of medical care, rather than health insurance, is so often underemphasized or even absent from discussions of reforming the health care system. And yet lowering costs of medical care is essential for broadening access to care, reducing Continue reading Forcing a Cut in Price of Prescription Drugs Won’t Work

The Left’s “Equality” Agenda is Corrupt

Leftists constantly harp on the so-called problem of inequality—by which they mean inequality of income, wealth, or opportunity. Paul Krugman bemoans “the ever-growing gap between the rich and the rest.”1 Barack Obama says inequality is “the defining challenge of our Continue reading The Left’s “Equality” Agenda is Corrupt

Trump’s Budget Blueprint 2017 Loses Libertarians

To this point, we’ve only been talking about discretionary spending, which accounts for only about one-third of the federal budget. The rest covers mandatory spending on Medicare, Social Security, and other entitlements along with interest on the debt. If Willie Continue reading Trump’s Budget Blueprint 2017 Loses Libertarians

Marijuana Industry Projected To Create More Jobs Than Manufacturing By 2020

Jobs. That is what the marijuana industry hopes will keep the Trump administration from cracking down on cannabis companies. A new report from New Frontier Data projects that by 2020 the legal cannabis market will create more than a quarter Continue reading Marijuana Industry Projected To Create More Jobs Than Manufacturing By 2020

Attorney General Sessions Hates Immigrants Pulling Down Wages 

America’s new top prosecutor, Jeff Sessions, has said the US must bring an end to illegal immigration, as he was sworn in at the White House. The US attorney general said: “We need to end this lawlessness that threatens the Continue reading Attorney General Sessions Hates Immigrants Pulling Down Wages 

Energy Poverty Is Much Worse for the Poor Than Climate Change – Reason.com

Current renewable sources of energy are not technologically capable of lifting hundreds of millions of people out of energy poverty. Consequently, the Breakthrough writers see “no practical path to universal access to modern levels of energy consumption” that keeps the Continue reading Energy Poverty Is Much Worse for the Poor Than Climate Change – Reason.com