Tag: health care

NC’s hyper-regulated health care

Only New Jersey, Hawaii, DC, and Vermont slap more red-tape on their health care providers than North Carolina does.  THAT information comes from a recent study by The Mercatus Center at Virginia’s George Mason University:  In the summer of 2016,…

#NCGA: Time to flatline CONs

We hear a lot of lip service from Republicans in Raleigh about the beauty of the free market.  However, it took a lot of grassroots heat to get them to kill subsidies for solar energy providers.   The budget compromise…

North Carolina, The Tenth Amendment, and ObamaCare

The start of the new calendar year started the clock ticking on the implementation of that economic nightmare known as ObamaCare.  Where we are NOW — the states are required to set up health care exchanges.  (Lame Duck Bev wrote…

AP & rest of MSM hoping for a successor to Obamacare

            The AP is running with a story today touting a poll they say shows “vast support” for new federal health care legislation if — as expected — The Supreme Court tosses out Obamacare: […]…

Romney, BarryO on same page re: health care?

        MIT economist Jonathan Gruber says health care reform then-Gov. Mitt Romney pushed on Massachusetts is THE SAME THNG BarryO pushed on our country: He credited Mitt Romney for not totally disavowing the Massachusetts bill during his…

Fact: The N&O LOVES liberals

I often harken back to the eight year period (1984-1992) when we last had a GOP governor in Raleigh. That is also the last occasion when The Raleigh News & Observer subjected an incumbent governor to tough questions and scrutiny.…