The relationship between insurance and health might be more correlation than causation. Continue reading Insurance Coverage Numbers Are Important, But Not All-Important
The CBO, so hot right now. Continue reading The CBO Feels the Love
Faced with a Republican-dominated federal government, will progressives choose cities as their new political battlegrounds? Continue reading Does Portland’s CEO Tax Indicate Progressive Shift to Local Focus?
The past election cycle displayed plenty of desire to fight, but sadly little inclination for debate. Continue reading The Lost Art of Debate
Given the historically unpopular candidates presented to us, 2016 should be the year Americans are encouraged to expand our political horizons. Instead, people interested in a non-binary choice this election face a litany of derisions and insistences that their political … Continue reading No, Voting Third Party Isn’t a Waste
The free college crusade represents a perfect collision of ignorance and entitlement. The movement is popular with self-interested students seeking debt forgiveness or a free ride and contributes heavily to the appeal of Bernie Sanders’ candidacy among them. While he is the most extreme in his rhetoric and supposed intentions, the venerable senator is only one among many high-profile Democrats to opine that higher education should be at least partially subsidized by federal money (or more accurately that federal subsidies should be expanded, since they already exist). Their argument is predicated on the idea that there is a moral or economic … Continue reading “Free” College Would be a Terrible Idea