Archives By Month: December 2018

Income Inequality

Posted on December 4, 2018 3:58 am By Del Meyer in Medical Myths

5 Myths about Income Inequality Debunked | Dustin Carnes F E E | The Foundation for Economic Education. Myth five: Racial and Gender Discrimination Are the Primary Causes of Pay Gaps Statistical analysis of this subject might, at first glance, lead to exactly the conclusion that discrimination is the primary culprit in income disparities between […]

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When Health Care is Free

Posted on December 4, 2018 3:55 am By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

Excessive costs in health care are driven by multiple incentives. They may not be additive. Firstly, patients will always want more care believing that they have obtained better care in so doing. Patients are known to change doctors if they feel that not enough tests or procedures have been ordered. This is observed numerous times […]

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Trump’s Misguided Solution to Drug Prices

Posted on December 4, 2018 3:53 am By Del Meyer in Medicare Review

Published on December 2, 2018 by RealClear Health The Galen Institute was founded by Grace-Marie Turner in 1995 to promote a conversation over free-market ideas in the health sector. The Trump administration has made important progress in loosening the federal government’s grip on private health insurance, freeing up more options for affordable health insurance. But […]

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Saudi’s attack on America

Posted on December 4, 2018 3:49 am By Del Meyer in International Medicine

The Post’s View | September 11, 2001 By Editorial | September 12, 2001 The horrific terrorist attacks yesterday in New York and Washington will rank as one of the greatest calamities in American history and will confront the United States with one of its most demanding challenges. Not since Dec. 7, 1941, has the U.S. […]

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Are Cigarette Taxes Useful in Kicking the Habit and Improving Health?

Posted on December 4, 2018 3:42 am By Del Meyer in In The News

Smokers Are Responding to D.C.’s New $2 Cigarette Tax Hike Exactly Like You’d Expect There is plenty of evidence—both in America and elsewhere—that higher cigarette taxes backfire. FEE | Monday, December 03, 2018 By Daniel J. Mitchell The central argument against punitive taxation is that it leads to less economic activity. Here’s a visual from an excellent video tutorial by Professor Alex Tabarrok. […]

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Minimum Wage Laws

Posted on December 4, 2018 3:37 am By Del Meyer in Feature Article

The Best Argument Against Minimum Wage Laws: You Don’t Own Other People Like anything else, the seller—the prospective employee—owns what is offered for sale. By Tom Mullen | FEE | Tuesday, December 04, 2018 With Democrats about to take control of the House, it is likely we will see an increase in the federal minimum […]

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