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4-Step Health-Care Solution

by Hans Hermann-Hoppe This essay was originally published in The Free Market in April 1993. It’s true that the US health-care system is a mess, but this demonstrates not market but government failure. To cure the problem requires not different or more government regulations and bureaucracies, as self-serving politicians want us to believe, but the […]

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Republican Healthcare Plan Fails the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Test’

By Ron Paul ​This week the Senate Republican leadership unveiled its Obamacare replacement plan. Like its House counterpart, the misnamed Senate plan retains most of Obamacare’s core features. Both the House and Senate plans allow states to obtain waivers providing relief from some Obamacare mandates, although the waivers in both bills are too restrictive to […]

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Florida Voted for Medical Marijuana, State Legislators Don’t Care

by Tho Bishop Last year Florida became the 28th state to legalize medical marijuana when Amendment 2 passed with over 70% of the vote. Unfortunately, instead of abiding by the overwhelming voter mandate, the state Legislature is looking to impose severe restrictions on the industry. The move will hurt patients, while enriching a handful of licensed […]

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Obamacare Repeal or Obamacare 2.0? 

By Ron Paul This Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on a Republican bill that supposedly repeals Obamacare. However, the bill retains Obamacare’s most destructive features. That is not to say this legislation is entirely without merit. For example, the bill expands the amount individuals can contribute to a health savings account (HSA). HSAs […]

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Yuri Maltsev: Why Socialism Endures

Yuri Maltsev, a victim of Soviet totalitarianism in his youth, explains how and why westerners still don’t understand what socialism really means. He recounts his many trips to Cuba, and demolishes the myths surrounding that country’s vaunted “healthcare” and “education” systems. He explains how socialism actually produces a superclass of elites and a form of […]

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The Right Lessons from Obamacare’s Meltdown

By Ron Paul The decision of several major insurance companies to cut their losses and withdraw from the Obamacare exchanges, combined with the failure of 70 percent of Obamacare’s health insurance “co-ops, ” will leave one in six Obamacare enrollees with only one health insurance option. If Obamacare continues on its current track, most of […]

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