Peter Orszag and the Liability “Shortcoming”

June 30, 2011

There’s an interesting article this week in the journal Foreign Affairs by Peter Orszag, formerly President Obama’s budget director and now a global banking executive at Citigroup.  Mr. Orszag wrote … Continued

The Flawed Logic of Brute Force

June 23, 2011

Today’s recommended reading is a column, if you haven’t seen it already, is a column in the  Washington Post by Geoff Colvin, a senior editor-at-large for Fortune Magazine, headlined, “Why … Continued

Desperate to Diminish “D”

June 16, 2011

There is a concerted effort taking place right now among pundits and bloggers on the left to demonstrate that the success of the Medicare Part D prescription drug program is … Continued

The Theoretical Bad-to-Worse Roadmap

June 13, 2011

There is a growing consensus in health policy circles that the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a provision of the Affordable Care Act, is an ill-conceived idea.  Empowering 15 unelected … Continued

Yes, Virginia (and 49 other states) There is Healthcare Reform Beyond the Beltway

June 9, 2011

It’s easy to get so caught up in the battle over whatever healthcare legislation is before Congress, or the newest set of regulations to come out of the departments and … Continued

Oversimplification to the Point of Distortion

June 3, 2011

There was an interesting court case in Alexandria, Virginia this week.  It seems that a personal injury attorney from Maryland had established a creative relationship with a Virginia chiropractor.  The … Continued