In an editorial last week, the Los Angeles Times declared it conventional wisdom that COVID-19 proves Bernie Sanders was right about “Medicare for All,” because with universal health coverage, the government wouldn’t have to send emergency aid to “hospitals and state health programs.” This assertion is completely false, however, and we know because billions in … Continue reading Canada’s Government-Run Health Care System Crumbled under COVID-19
Will government-controlled national health insurance increase Americans’ life expectancy? Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and some of his colleagues in the House of Representatives often claim that “Medicare for All” legislation will improve American longevity and reduce American health care costs. According to a comprehensive 2018 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the United States has … Continue reading Government-Controlled Health Care Won’t Help Us Live Longer
Fidel Castro, the dictator who ruled Cuba with an iron fist for almost six decades, has been dead for more than three years now. Unfortunately, his regime didn’t die alongside him. The Caribbean’s largest island is still under the burdensome yoke of communism. Since Castro took over in 1959, Castroism has been characterized by the … Continue reading How Cuba’s Dictatorship Hides its Dead Children
As new cases of COVID-19 continue to be diagnosed in the US and abroad, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced the state is prepared to introduce its own brand of hand sanitizer, free of charge, called NYS Clean hand sanitizer. At the press conference unveiling the brand, Cuomo remarked, “This is a superior … Continue reading Why New York’s Hand Sanitizer Stunt Won’t Work
After suffering from the initial outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), China appears to have succeeded at turning around its spread through the use of highly coercive measures such as widespread home confinement of both healthy and sick persons. Can societies with more individual liberty match its success without losing their character? South Korea, a more … Continue reading Let Americans Test for Coronavirus If You Want to Contain It
A federal judge is expected to rule soon on whether Obamacare’s individual mandate is constitutional without a tax penalty to enforce it, and if it is not, whether the rest of Obamacare’s provisions (including its insurance regulations) are no longer operative. If the judge rules against Obamacare, as many predict, brace yourself for a tsunami … Continue reading A Judge Will Likely Rule Against Obamacare. Here’s What Should Happen Next.
Across the country, billboards are popping up suggesting that vaccines can kill children, when the science behind vaccination is crystal clear – vaccinations are extremely safe. Researchers who study the beliefs of anti-vaxxers have found many different reasons, not just religious or political, as to why some parents refuse to get their children vaccinated. As … Continue reading 3 ethical reasons for vaccinating your children
Days before the 2018 midterms, 68% of voters say that health care is very or extremely important to how they plan to vote in this year’s elections, according to a new Cato 2018 Health Care Survey of 2,498 Americans. These numbers are driven primarily by Democratic voters with 86% who say this issue is especially important to … Continue reading POLLS: Voters oppose preexisting condition coverage when told the costs