Tag Archives: Obamacare

Why are Americans So Unhealthy?

Financial FAQs Americans have just avoided a health care disaster in voting down the Senate’s ‘skinny’ Obamacare Repeal and Replace bill. Even though maintaining most of the taxes to pay for the Medicaid portion, it would have made insurance coverage … Continue reading

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What Health Care System Do Americans Want?

Popular Economics Weekly This is a quiz. What country had the second-highest mortality from noncommunicable conditions — like diabetes, heart disease or violence — and the fourth highest from infectious disease? Also, what country has the highest chance of dying … Continue reading

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Has dismantling of American health care system begun?

Financial fAQs We now know that the revised Republican repeal of Obamacare is really intended to dismantle and perhaps destroy any federally-funded health care program, which would return health care coverage to either cash-starved states or private industry; to the … Continue reading

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What Creates Higher Growth?

Popular Economics Weekly Amidst all the talk of Republicans promise to cut regulations and taxes to boost growth, there is one problem. Where are the workers that would boost growth? We are already close to full employment, and in fact … Continue reading

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TrumpCare–The Un-American Health Care Act

Popular Economics Weekly It’s incredible. Why have House Republicans just voted for a health care bill that only does one thing in the words of MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, primary architect of the Massachusetts single-pay healthcare program and Obamacare? He … Continue reading

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No “Art of the Deal” in 100 Days

Popular Economics Weekly It’s 100 days into the Trump Presidency and looking more and more like President Trump is no more effective at running the country than his business interests. His book, The Art of the Deal was meant to … Continue reading

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Which Trump Economic Proposals Should Fail?

Popular Economics Weekly It doesn’t look good for two Trump and Republican campaign promises currently working their way through Congress: i.e., to repeal and replace Obamacare, and reform the tax code. They should really be working on what is possible; … Continue reading

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