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Obamacare as Permanent Welfare November 14, 2014 Galen Institute

By Grace-Marie Turner President Reagan gauged the success of a welfare program by how quickly people were able to move off government assistance and into remunerative work. Yet President Obama, the White House, and their allies are measuring the success of Obamacare…

Gruber Is Also Wrong On Policy November 13, 2014 Galen Institute

By Grace-Marie Turner MIT economist Jonathan Gruber is in the news again with his comments about how the drafters of ObamaCare used Americans’ ignorance about the complexities of tax law to impose a new tax on high-cost health insurance. In…

The ObamaCare Opportunities November 7, 2014 Galen Institute

By Grace-Marie Turner The new Congress will be presented with two important opportunities to make significant progress toward free-market health reform. One will involve legislators’ response to next year’s Supreme Court decision on the legality or illegality of health insurance…