We told you so! Obaminablecare adds to the deficit

Maybe the left find it stunning, but conservatives do not: Stunning New Report Finds Obamacare Adds $131 billion to Deficit Posted by Loren Long on Friday, October 24th, 2014, 4:08 PM In a report released this month, the Senate Budget Committee has found that the Affordable Care Act will add $131 billion to the federal deficit over …

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We told you so: The First Street Journal scooped CNBC by two years!

Our raconteur restaurateur said, a couple of days ago, “That my friend, is the exact definition of economics. Learn people, know economics.” From CNBC: Fed: US consumers have decided to ‘hoard money’ Jeff Cox | @JeffCoxCNBCcom | Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 3:19 PM ET One of the great mysteries of the post-financial crisis world is why the …

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We told you so! Single-payer health care plans provide poorer care

The First Street Journal has pointed out, more than once, that the waiting list scandal in the Department of Veterans Affairs medical care system was simply the common practice among single-payer health care systems in the developed world to contain costs. Americans are not used to such things, wanting, and expecting, and normally getting fairly …

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We told you so! The VA scandal doesn’t surprise us.

From the much better-looking Dana on Patterico’s Pontifications: A Memorial Day Slap In The Face Filed under: General — Dana @ 6:20 am Just a few days before Memorial Day and in the midst of the growing VA scandal, Senate Democrats blocked a bill (VA Management Accountability Act, H.R.4031) that would have made it easier …

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I told you so!

A very disturbing story from The Pirate’s Cove: Hooray! US Mining Personal Health Data For Your Own Good By William Teach May 16, 2014 – 3:35 pm The Government just wants to protect the vulnerable. It’s For Your Own Good: U.S. Mines Personal Health Data to Find the Vulnerable in Emergencies The phone calls were part Big …

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Coming full circle

Way back in 207, on the old site, I wrote The selfishness of Gene Robinson: putting himself ahead of his church, noting how Vicky Gene Robinson, a homosexual Episcopal priest pushed his nomination to become the Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire. Bishop Robinson, who retired last year, wound up creating a real schism in the …

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Economics 101: We told you so! Raising the minimum wage has already cost jobs

We pointed out, last February, that President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would cost jobs, and noted a Congressional Budget Office study which concluded just that. The White House, as expected, disputed that assessment: White House Disputes CBO, Says Minimum Wage Hike Won’t Cost Any Jobs By Sahil Kapur …

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Economics 101: Yet another California-headquartered company leaves for Texas

Flash Player 9 or higher is required to view the chartClick here to download Flash Player nowView the full TM chart at WikinvestWe have mentioned previously that business unfriendliness in government will have impacts on business, costing states jobs. From Forbes: It Makes Sense For Toyota To Leave California For Texas 4/27/2014 @ 9:28PM For …

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Economics 101: When you increase costs on businesses, they must pass those increased costs onto their customers

We have previously pointed out that you cannot add 30 to 40 million people who could not afford insurance coverage before health insurance, maintain high quality for those covered, and still cut costs. 1 The Next Shoe To Drop: Obamacare Will Increase The Cost Of Employer-Sponsored Insurance Avik Roy, Forbes Staff Yesterday, the Obama Administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a six-page report predicting that Obamacare could cause premiums …

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Karmic Justice: The National Education Association’s endorsement of Barack Obama and the Democrats is costing teachers jobs!

"@Heritage_Action: N.C. School District Cutting Substitute Teachers’ Hours Due To Obamacare -> http://t.co/khrIUJ0zHk #haction" #nced #ncpol — Stacey-SisterToldjah (@sistertoldjah) February 25, 2014 But, but, but, I thought that the school districts were primarily run by liberals. And the National Education Association certainly supported Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns! N.C. School District Cutting Substitute Teachers’ Hours Due …

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