January 24th, 2013
by Linda Gorman Gov. John Hickenlooper wants yet another expansion of Colorado Medicaid. This one will cover the more than 86,000 college students in Colorado that the Census Bureau estimates have incomes below the federal poverty level. It also will cover the unknown number of otherwise healthy single students above the poverty level who have incomes [...]
January 23rd, 2013
A local colleague, Dr. Matthew Bowdish, has declared, “I will not undermine the Second or Fourth Amendment rights of any of my patients who are lawful gun owners. Nor will I record my patients’ gun ownership status in any medical records that could be accessed by government officials unless relevant to a specific medical issue.” This should be the credo of all freedom-loving physicians. Continue reading

January 22nd, 2013
The idea behind health stamps is straightforward. Like food, health is generally considered a necessity. So why not treat it the same way we treat food? Continue reading

January 22nd, 2013
"As healthy young people flee the insurance market, sick patients will disproportionately fill insurance pools, driving premiums up across the board." Continue reading

January 21st, 2013
"Yet despite being at the center of the gun-control debate for decades, neither President Obama nor Ms. Feinstein (the author of the 1994 legislation) seems to understand the leading research on the effects of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban. In addition, they continue to mislabel the weapons they seek to ban." Continue reading

January 17th, 2013
Bans on "large capacity ammunition feeding devices" could endanger victims instead of saving them. Continue reading

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January 27th, 2015
We’ve been talking a lot about policy recently. ESEA reauthorization issues, the hazards of requiring state testing in private schools, and some number crunchin’ on the subject of Colorado’s school funding. Then last Friday, you had a nice break. We spoke instead about School Choice Week, which is sort of like Christmas for eduwatchers like [...]