• John Locke Update

    What now?

    posted November 7, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    PROGRAMMING NOTE: My colleague Daren Bakst gave a lunch talk today on the constitutionality of ObamaCare. You can see the whole video at CarolinaJournal.tv. With historic victories…
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    Transform Medicaid First

    posted October 31, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    ObamaCare restricts how states can save money on Medicaid until they take on larger burdens they can’t afford in 2014. North Carolina has a…
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    The Gruber and the Governor

    posted October 24, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    Last week, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, who had to shrink a huge and hugely expensive TennCare Medicaid expansion, laid out the employers’ case for dropping employees’ health…
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    Questioning Obamacare, Defending CON

    posted October 17, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    At a panel discussion sponsored by the North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law (NCICL), Adam Linker of the NC Justice Center was hesitant to say the health…
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    Even fewer people can keep their insurance

    posted October 3, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    "If you already have health insurance, the only thing that will change for you under this plan is the amount of money you will spend on premiums. That…
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    “Wayne, well done”

    posted September 24, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin got first-name recognition from President Obama last Tuesday. Goodwin earned the accolades for Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina’s (BCBSNC) acknowledgment that…
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    Local action against ObamaCare

    posted September 19, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    View in your browser. Health care reform is now a battle with numerous fronts as states, local governments, companies, and individuals across the country fight specific parts of…
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    ObamaCare means you pay more

    posted September 12, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    View in your browser. State and local governments will pay $10.6 billion more through 2019 under ObamaCare than they would have under existing law. Private spending on…
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    5 Ways States Can Improve Health Care

    posted August 29, 2010 by Joseph Coletti
    View in your browser. States are still the best place to reform health care. ObamaCare’s supporters have given up on its ability to cut costs and reduce…

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