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Is the ACA’s Failure the Fault of Michael Cannon?

Alec MacGillis of The New Republic has named Michael Cannon of the Cato Institute the Affordable Care Act’s “single most relentless antagonist.” (Cannon says that, though he’d prefer to be known as freedom’s single most relentless protagonist, he’ll take the title). If … Continue reading

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Slate asks if “surveillance blimps” are the new drones: The U.S. military plans to deploy two massive surveillance blimps over Aberdeen, Md., next year, and nobody is worried. According to Raytheon, which spearheaded the $450 million project, the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile …

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President Obama is upset about next week’s sequester, and he’s tired of beating around the bush: “These cuts are not smart, they are not fair, they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of Americans to the …

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By now, many Americans are well familiar with President Obama’s promise to the American people concerning the implementation of his Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) or, more derisively, “Obamacare.”   No matter how we reform health care, we …

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Is the State Really Responsible for the Creation of the Internet?

Gordon Crovitz takes issue with the President Obama’s claim that the state is responsible for the creation of the internet in this piece from the Wall Street Journal.   Thanks to Lew Rockwell for tweeting this one. Tweet

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Return to Prosperity: Americans to Invest in Thingamajigs

Zero Hedge has posted this video of what it calls President Obama’s “latest bailout plan.”     Of course, President Obama’s comments here fall prey to the seemingly omnipresent Broken Window Fallacy, articulated by 18th century French theorist Frederic Bastiat and … Continue reading

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