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The Hidden Economic Damage of Obamacare

Obamacare resulted in big increases in the fiscal burden of government (ironically, it would be even worse if Obama hadn’t unilaterally suspended parts of the law). The legislation increased government spending, mostly for expanded Medicaid and big subsidies for private insurance. There were also several tax hikes, with targeted levies on medical device makers and […]

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The Hidden Economic Damage of Obamacare

Obamacare resulted in big increases in the fiscal burden of government (ironically, it would be even worse if Obama hadn’t unilaterally suspended parts of the law). The legislation increased government spending, mostly for expanded Medicaid and big subsidies for private insurance. There were also several tax hikes, with targeted levies on medical device makers and […]

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Obama-Style Taxation Is Causing an Economic Train Wreck in Europe

I wrote the other day that Americans, regardless of all the bad policy we get from Washington, should be thankful we’re not stuck in a hellhole like Venezuela. But we also should be happy we’re not Europeans. This is a point I’ve made before, usually accompanied by data showing that Americans have significantly higher living […]

Continue reading Obama-Style Taxation Is Causing an Economic Train Wreck in Europe

Obama-Style Taxation Is Causing an Economic Train Wreck in Europe

I wrote the other day that Americans, regardless of all the bad policy we get from Washington, should be thankful we’re not stuck in a hellhole like Venezuela. But we also should be happy we’re not Europeans. This is a point I’ve made before, usually accompanied by data showing that Americans have significantly higher living […]

Continue reading Obama-Style Taxation Is Causing an Economic Train Wreck in Europe