Obama, health care, and price controls

Just days before the White House health care summit with Republican members of Congress, President Obama has released a health care plan that, according to the Wall Street Journal, “take[s] the worst of both the House and Senate bills and combine[s] them into something more destructive.” The bill attempts to …

Foreigners and Innovation

  Foreigners receiving PhDs have, in recent years, constituted nearly half of all such degrees awarded in science and engineering in the United States.  In 1997, the percentage was fewer than one-third. Because the majority of these students choose to stay in the US after receiving their education, this is a …

Proposed 28th Amendment

Came across this on Facebook and had to post it.  I think this is something we can ALL agree on, unless you’re a politician, anyway. Proposed Amendment to the Constitution: “Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to …

Obama and Fundraising

Our President, in his State of the Union speech, expressed concern about the recent Supreme Court decision which “will open the floodgates for special interests – including foreign corporations – to spend without limit in our elections. “ I find it to be a positive sign that he’s concerned about …

Obama and Debate

In his State of the Union address last night, President Obama echoed earlier statements he’s made regarding the failure of a health care reform bill thus far in his administration.  He reiterated his belief that the reason Congress has been unsuccessful in garnering more public support for the bill is …

Brown Victory

We all know by now that Scott Brown, a Republican, won in the Massachusetts special election Tuesday.  According to a Rasmussen poll, 56 percent of MA voters said health care was their top issue.  In another poll by Fabrizio, McLaughlin & Associates, 78 percent of Brown voters said their vote was …