In a political era characterized by demagoguery and partisanship, one has to wonder how previous generations of politicians accomplished anything. To be sure, necessity is the mother of all invention, but that approach hardly lends itself to good government. Despite being bitterly divided over their respective visions of government, our Founding Fathers still came together … Continue reading
Author Archives: Phillip Wozniak
Blast from the Past: FDR’s Second Bill of Rights and the Obama Agenda
Jefferson believed that all men are “endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights… that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” The Framers of our Constitution adopted a full bill of rights that covers everything from the freedom of speech and religion to the rights of the individual states. Franklin Delano … Continue reading
True Purchasing Power: What Senate Campaigns Try to Buy
Primary season is still in progress, yet this election cycle has already been one of the most rancorous in recent memory. Whether the race is about a Democrat in a Red State, a tea party challenger running against the establishment, or a tight race in a swing state, all the Senate races have one thing … Continue reading
Where is the World’s Superpower?
June 30, 2014 was a day in which the decisions of the United States Supreme Court dominated headlines. June 30, 2014 was also the day that both the Wire and the Scotsman reported that Russian military equipment, including long-sought fighter jets, and Russian military advisors had arrived in Baghdad. This is just the latest victory … Continue reading
Blurred Lines: A Look at the Modern Executive
The delays in the implementation of the ACA, the scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the new carbon control regulations from the EPA, and the failure to enforce our nation’s immigration laws all have one thing in common: they showcase the consequences of blurring the lines between our branches of government. According to our … Continue reading
Unprotected Patients and Unaffordable Care: The Plight of AIDS Patients Under the ACA
On May 29, 2014, the AIDS Initiative (TAI) and the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) filed a discrimination complaint with the Department of Health Human Services against four health insurance companies in operating in Florida: Coventry Health Care, Inc., Cigna, Humana, and Preferred Medical. Each of these providers offers plans on the Florida insurance exchange … Continue reading
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