Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Quick Links: Medicaid, Mandates, FDA

In the 1/15/2010 Boulder Daily Camera, Brian Schwartz writes, "Colorado Medicaid reform: federal matching funds promote waste".

(Eventually, Medicaid and Medicare should be phased out entirely. But there are good intermediate steps we could take towards that goal.)

John Graham of the Pacific Research Institute warns, "The End of the 'Individual Mandate' Is Not the End of Obamacare".

(Hence, Americans should continue the pressure on Congress for a complete repeal of ObamaCare.)

In response to the latest FDA regulations on painkillers such as Vicodin and Percocet, Stella Zaiwistowski argues, "You don't ban cars because people drive them off cliffs".

(Read her whole post, especially for her discussion of free-market alternatives to more cumbersome FDA regulations.)