Have government controls and Medicaid expansions (“the public option”) lowered costs? Here is what the American Health Insurance Plans found. For family coverage annual premiums in 2006-07, the national median cost was roughly $5,300; in California it was $5,884, in New Jersey $10,398, and in New York $12,254. New York’s coverage mandates cause families to pay more than twice what they do in other states for insurance. (more…)
Rafael Efrat (California State University-Northridge, College of Business and Economics) has publishedThe Tax Burden and the Propensity of Small-Business Entrepreneurs to File For Bankruptcy, 4 Hastings Bus. L.J. 175 (2008). Here is the Conclusion: (more…)
Think again. For starters, let’s ask whether it’s really a good idea for America to treat lightly – even for p.r. puposes – a rogue regime testing nuclear weapons, testing long-range missiles and making direct threats of nuclear war. The world is watching this stuff, and it gives Kim’s pals in places from Venezuela to Iran all sorts of ideas about how far they can go in threatening and pushing around America and America’s allies. That line is moving right now almost by the day – and not in a good direction. (more…)
Would the Department of Homeland Security classify the Tennessee Constitution as a terrorist document?
Article I, Section I is often cited by liberty lovers because it says “the people…have an unalienable and indefeasible right to alter, reform, or abolish the government in such manner as they may think proper.”
Article I, Section II goes even further, condemning anyone who does not resist arbitrary power and oppression.
The authors of the Tennessee Constitution lay a heavy trip on us folks just trying to make our way in this crazy world.