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Unions, insurers team up to fight coming ObamaCare tax

Labor unions and insurers have joined forces to pressure Congress to repeal ObamaCare’s “Cadillac tax,” arguing that it will hurt workers by causing their employers to cut back, or eliminate, insurance coverage. 192 more words

Current Events

The Slow Growth Economy We’re Stuck In

We have very high debt and Paul Krugman says in “Debt Is Good” that we need more! The Congressional Budget Office’s latest report this week, “ 335 more words

Jack Heidel

More Keynesian Primitivism from the Congressional Budget Office

I never watched That ’70s Show, but according to Wikipedia, the comedy program “addressed social issues of the 1970s.”

Assuming that’s true, they need a sequel that addresses economic issues of the 1970s. 796 more words

Big Government

Congressional Budget Office: Debt Headed to 103% of Gross Domestic Product

Level Seen Only in World War II: ‘No Way to Predict Whether or When’ Fiscal Crisis Might Occur Here

Testifying in the U.S Senate yesterday, Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall warned that the publicly held debt of the U.S. 1,149 more words

Republics & Reichs

We have been warned -- again

You might have noticed all the hand-wringing among billionaires these days as to when the U.S. debt crisis will peak. You ask yourself: Why should I care? 569 more words

The Congressional Budget Office's Semi-Decent Dynamic Scoring of Obamacare Repeal

I’m a long-time advocate of “dynamic scoring,” which means I want the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation to inform policy makers about how fiscal policy changes can impact overall economic performance and therefore generate “feedback” effects. 1,589 more words

Economics

Financing the ACA -- Explained, Updated, and Revealed!

Now that King v. Burwell has been relegated to history’s dustbin, let’s return for a deeper dive into the June 2015 report from the Congressional Budget Office… 861 more words

National Health Policy