NCPA Media: NCPA in the News
May 24, 2009
The Obama administration's strategy to address the economic crisis may be making the problem worse. Its plan - bailing out one financial institution after another and rebuilding the old system pretty much as was - treats the symptoms, not the disease, and will leave us fiscally and financially weaker.
May 23, 2009
Gerald W. Scully was a utility player of an economist who enjoyed tackling and solving a variety of economic questions, from the market value of a professional athlete to the optimum size of government.
May 19, 2009
WASHINGTON - Want a retirement savings strategy?
Quit smoking. Eat healthy. Lose weight. Exercise 30 minutes a day.
These steps are likely to reduce your consumption of healt care, and that is a financial imperative.
May 13, 2009
There's no good news inside the annual report released Tuesday on the state of Social Security and Medicare. There's just bad news and worse news.
May 11, 2009
A health industry offer on Monday to trim costs by $2 trillion over the next decade found a skeptical audience among health care economists, who say such savings might materialize only if many parts of the industry are ready to sacrifice.
President Barack Obama announced a voluntary offer made by a consortium of hospitals, insurance companies, drugmakers and doctors to cut the growth rate for health care spending by 1.5 percentage points a year.
May 08, 2009
Dissecting health-care data from Britian, Canada, and elsewhere
Apr 23, 2009
Barack Obama's financial disaster will be much worse than you probably think. That's because there is another even bigger financial disaster lurking ahead and that will start to come into play in a few short years.
Apr 08, 2009
David Boucher celebrated his 50th birthday this year by jetting to Bangkok for his first colonoscopy.
There he was seen by a California-educated physician and no shortage of nurses, who verified his identity 15 times before the procedure.