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Suspicious Timing of Census Bureau’s New Health Insurance Questions Helps ObamaCare

After compiling three decades-worth of responses to health insurance questions, the U.S. Census Bureau is about to implement a new version that will make it impossible to compare insurance coverage data before and after ObamaCare.


It gets better.

“An internal Census Bureau document said that the new questionnaire included a ‘total revision to health insurance questions,’ and, in a test last year, produced lower estimates of the uninsured,” reports the New York Times.

In practical terms this means “it will be difficult to say how much of any change is attributable to the Affordable Care Act and how much to the use of a new survey instrument.”

According to the Times, the new survey has been in the works for awhile. But there is no explanation given for…[more]

April 15, 2014 • 06:31 pm
The “Equal Pay for Equal Work” Myth

The “Equal Pay for Equal Work” Myth

How could it be that members of the fairer sex have managed to make such strides in the worlds of business, education and politics, yet still labor for only about three-fourths of the wages of their male counterparts? Put simply … it can’t.

Obama’s Medicare Politics Show Ryan Is Right on Policy

Obama’s Medicare Politics Show Ryan Is Right on Policy

If the Obama administration could be persuaded to delay parts of ObamaCare that hurt businesses and younger individuals... then it could certainly put off defunding a program that covers one-in-three American seniors.

From the NAACP to Mozilla: Anonymity and First Amendment Freedom

From the NAACP to Mozilla: Anonymity and First Amendment Freedom

[I]t once again highlights how anonymity in political participation is critical to preserve, not reduce or eliminate.

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