Monthly Archives: November 2013

ObamaCare Headed for U.S. Supreme Court Again

The diagnosis is getting worse for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act―ObamaCare. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear Hobby Lobby Stores v. Sebelius and Conestoga Wood Corp. v. Sebelius. Both cases challenge ObamaCare’s mandate that employers pay … Continue reading

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Bond Proposal Turns Charity into “Crony Philanthrophy”

It was wonderful to hear that Phil and Penny Knight recently offered a $500 million cancer challenge to OHSU if the public would match their donation. But now OHSU wants taxpayers to come up with $200 million of the match … Continue reading

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Was President Obama’s Health Insurance “Fix” Constitutional?

Yesterday, President Obama announced an administrative order intended to allow people who have just had their health insurance plans canceled to keep their current plans another year. Because the government’s health insurance exchange website HealthCare.gov has been severely dysfunctional since … Continue reading

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