libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Jan 30, 2015
According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, around 10 percent of family doctors already offer shared medical appointments, sessions that bring together a dozen or more patients with similar medical conditions to meet with a doctor for 90 minutes. With pressure from the government and insurers […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/30/2015 08:44
Following last quarter’s upward revised 5.0% GDP, driven higher mostly as a result of even more mandatory Obamacare taxation, Q4 GDP had nowhere else to go but down, the only question was how much. Wall Street estimated 3.0%. Moments ago we got the first estimate for […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/30/2015 – 09:37
If readers need clarification on what was the primary source of spending-based “growth” for the US economy in the fourth quarter, the same source that bumped up final Q3 GDP from 3.9% to 5.0%,please ping us: we will gladly explain the chart below. And just […]
blog.milesfranklin.com / by Bill Holter / January 29th, 2015
Can the dollar and gold continue to rise in tandem for long? The last three months have seen a very peculiar dollar/gold anomaly. Since mid November, gold (and silver) have “acted” very differently. We have seen “outside days” and even an outside week. Gold has moved […]
market-ticker.org / by Karl Denninger / 2015-01-19
Stop lying. Not only was Obama successful in scamming the American people, so have been the Republicans.
In a statement Rep. Issa declared, “She (Tavenner) presided over HHS as it deceptively padded the Obamacare enrollment numbers. It was a deplorable example of an agency trying to scam […]
news.goldseek.com / Jeff D. Opdyke / 8 January 2015
The state of the world today requires one commitment from you — a commitment to gold.
When you look around the world, there is a hurricane of crosscurrents blowing across the investment landscape — the stock and bond markets, developed and emerging economies, monetary policies taking […]
johngaltfla.com / by John Galt / January 6, 2015
As the American media regales in the rapid decline in oil prices and parallel drop in regular unleaded gasoline prices, the miniscule amount of savings for the average family on a weekly basis was already spent thanks to six years of Euro-socialism culminating with the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/06/2015 10:18
Following a disastrous Manufacturing ISM report last week, today it was the turn for its Service cousin to report. And while it wasn’t quite the abysmal faceplant that some had expected the seasonally adjusted number to be, printing at 56.2, down from 59.3 and far below […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Tuesday, January 06, 2015 2:22 AM
In what has to be the funniest as well as most ironic post to date on Obamacare, the New York Times reports Harvard Ideas on Health Care Hit Home, Hard.
For years, Harvard’s experts on health economics and policy have advised presidents […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 01/05/2015 21:28
The brain incubator at Harvard, the place which according to legend, and certainly the US News and World Report’s annual paid college infomercial, is the repository for some of the smartest people in the world, is furious.
The reason – Harvard’s illustrious faculty has learned that they […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / January 05, 2015
“Medicare for All” Problems
In the past few days I posted reader responses to Single-Payer “Medicare for All” Proposal; Live and Let Die; Why Does Single-Payer “Work” in Europe?
We heard from “Ken”, a medical doctor in US Doctor Comments on Single-Payer “Medicare for All” Proposal.
thedailysheeple.com / Lily Dane / January 5th, 2015
Remember those Obamacare subsidies, the ones that were supposed to make healthcare “affordable” for Americans?
6.8 MILLION people received those subsidies under the ACA in 2014.
A nasty surprise is in store for about half of those people – an estimated 3.4 million Americans – when […]
mises.org / Matt Battaglioli / JANUARY 5, 2015
With the relatively recent passing of America’s new healthcare law; the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), the topics of healthcare, health insurance, prices and reform have been particularly hot lately. This of course does not mean that the controversies surrounding the American healthcare system are anything new. […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / January 2nd, 2015
For those who have always believed that it can’t happen here, think again, because it IS happening, and things are only going to get worse as data surveillance becomes a way of life.
Gun confiscation at the hands of medical records sharing is now officially a […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/02/2015 09:18
Starting on January 1, 2015, a one year-delayed component of Obamacare kicks in: according to the health care law, businesses that employ at least 100 full-time workers — or full-time equivalents, including part-time workers — must offer health benefits to at least 70% of those working […]
investmentwatchblog.com / by IWB, on January 1st, 2015
Obamacare health insurance is horrendous. If my dad collects his SSI which he’s worked for his whole life for, that income will cause his premiums and deductibles to increase which makes it not even worth collecting his SSI… WTF. The best plan is for my dad […]
thecommonsenseshow.com / by Ileana Johnson / Dec 31, 2014
A remarkable photograph taken by Lazar Dinu in 1989 shows patients from a hospital in Bucharest, overjoyed that the communist dictator was gone and they would be able to find drugs in pharmacies, doctors would treat them without bribes and would not kill them during simple […]
teapartyeconomist.com / December 31, 2014
87 percent of people who selected 2015 plans through HealthCare.gov in first month of open enrollment are getting financial assistance to lower monthly premiums
A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services today provides the first detailed analysis of enrollment in the Marketplaces for the first […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / December 30, 201
Proponents of the single-payer healthcare idea who tout the idea such a system will save money need only look at Vermont to see reality.
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, a single-payer advocate, threw the single-payer idea on the ash heap of history admitting what any sensible person […]
mises.ca / by Robert P. Murphy / December 30th, 2014
For years, Paul Krugman has been warning that the inadequate fiscal stimulus package of early 2009, coupled with the disastrous spending cuts of the “sequester” package, were leading to a “postmodern recovery” and “jobless trap” for the millions of Americans locked out of employment […]