In a recent letter to its customers, Medicare provider Humana urged its customers to contact their elected officials and express their worries about the fact that the most recent healthcare bill would eliminate important services currently available to seniors under the Medicaid Advantage program. Humana
On September 7th Americans observed the holiday known as Labor Day. Many of them, not knowing its origins, enjoyed a day, ironically, without labor. Yet the question of why Labor Day exists and what it celebrates should be answered by the virtue of its continued
When stripped of rationalizations, file sharing is clearly an act of theft. When Boston University grad student Joel Tenenbaum was recently charged for illegally downloading and distributing thirty songs, he did not express remorse. Instead, he likened the situation to underage drinking, saying, “I don’t
President Obama and those who espouse his proposals for health care reform often present seemingly compelling arguments for why the government should dig its fangs deeper into medicine. They argue that the quality of care in America is far below that of Canada and Britain,
A recent article in the journal The Objective Standard argues that laws which force health insurers to cover individuals, regardless of pre-existing medical conditions, are impractical and immoral. The author of the piece, Dr. Paul Hsieh, illustrates that such laws only serve to make insurance
Across the country, people have been vehemently protesting Obama’s proposal for health care reform. Thousands have gathered at town hall meetings to show their representatives that they oppose Congress’s plan to completely overhaul healthcare in America. Representatives in favor of the current proposals insist that the
What do liberal New York Times' contributors do when the percentage of GDP consumed by ever-increasing government spending grows too large to ignore?
They replace GDP with a new measurement, of course. One which includes such non-quantifiable values as “ecosystem services” and “regulation of our climate on
Corporate America was once criticized for its alleged culture of conformity and tacit support of "glass ceilings" preventing minority advancement. Now, a day hardly goes by in any corporate setting without mention of the importance of "diversity." Nearly all major companies name diversity as among
Recently President Obama signed into effect a historic piece of legislation that greatly affects the tobacco industry and its customers. The bill, which President Obama eagerly signed, finally subjugates the tobacco industry to the dictates of the FDA.
The FDA now has the authority to regulate
Remember George Tiller, the recently murdered Kansas abortion doctor? Today we learned that his entire clinic, one of only a few in the country to provide late-term abortions, is closing down.
An opponent of abortion has succeeded in killing and intimidating yet another pocket of brave