Three Misconceptions about the Senate Healthcare Bill

Americans find themselves at a crossroads for the future of healthcare in the US. While a legal guarantee of health insurance for everyone may comfort some Americans, laws cannot ensure the existence of a functioning health insurance market. For any system to work long-term, it must rest upon a firm and sustainable financial foundation. Today‚Äôs … Continue reading Three Misconceptions about the Senate Healthcare Bill

The Buffett Exception: The Equality of Inequality?

Yesterday President Obama introduced the "Buffett Rule." He defined it by stating that "Middle-class families shouldn't pay higher taxes than millionaires and billionaires." I think there is little disagreement with this proposition. But what if this is already the case? An USA Today article, citing the Congressional Budget Office, stated that, "The 10% of households … Continue reading The Buffett Exception: The Equality of Inequality?