Category Archives: Healthcare

Replace ObamaCare, Don’t Rename It

Trying to cure all the program’s ills will only make them worse—and the GOP will get the blame. By PHIL GRAMM Updated Feb. 2, 2017  So powerful is the political appeal of entitlement programs that modern democracies routinely choose bankruptcy over curtailing them. That’s even true of ObamaCare. Despite surging...
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Where Clinton Will Take ObamaCare

As with HillaryCare, a single payer, national health-care system has always been the goal. By PHIL GRAMM Oct. 17, 2016 In claiming earlier this year that the current U.S. health-care system “was HillaryCare before it was called ObamaCare,” Hillary Clinton was telling the truth—but not the whole truth. In 1993,...
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A Simple Cure for ObamaCare: Freedom

The GOP needs a politically defensible alternative if the Supreme Court overturns federal-exchange subsidies. By PHIL GRAMM Feb. 23, 2015 6:26 p.m. ET On March 4 the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, with a decision expected in late June. If the court strikes down the...
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The Obama Discount

Had the U.S. economy recovered from the current recession the way it bounced back from the other 10 recessions of the Post-War Period, our per capita Gross Domestic Product would be $3,553 higher and 11.9 million more Americans would now be working....
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