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Why the New Obamacare ‘Fix’ Is a Dud, and Why the Narrative Justifying It is Wrong

Why the New Obamacare ‘Fix’ Is a Dud, and Why the Narrative Justifying It is Wrong

While President Donald Trump’s response to the bipartisan health care proposal on Capitol Hill has slid from optimistic to negative, and then back to optimistic, he would be right to move away from this deal. … companies that were promised Obamacare subsidies for offering higher-level plans at a cost below their value. As The Daily […]

GM Bailout Airbag: Chip Bok

GM Bailout Airbag: Chip Bok

By Chip Bok It looks like GM might avoid liability for some lawsuits over its ignition switches. The bankruptcy judge ruled the company can’t be sued for anything that happened before the government bailout.   Editor’s note: Chip is a talented cartoonist as well as political commentator.  People like this don’t work for free, ampoule […]

Insurance Companies Become Obamacare’s Biggest Defenders

Insurance Companies Become Obamacare’s Biggest Defenders

Critics charge Obamacare’s individual mandate is boosting the profits of insurance companies, securing their loyalty to Democratic politicians. Washington Post blogger Jennifer Rubin argued Tuesday that “the individual mandate is the greatest single act of corporate welfare in memory,” creating new customers for the insurance companies by fiat and subsidizing that coverage with tax dollars. (RELATED: Obama Admin […]

Ben Bernanke’s Money

Ben Bernanke’s Money

By Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com   Editor’s note: Chip is one of our new writers- a talented cartoonist as well as political commentator. He was out here in SoCal this week attending an editorial board meeting for Investor’s Business Daily. People like this don’t work for free, so would you help us with our new trial Adopt-a-Reporter […]