IRS Regulations Threaten Continuing Existence of Obamacare

Pay close attention when you sign-up for insurance during this year’s open enrollment period: you may lose the tax credit that makes your health plan actually affordable. And if you do lose that tax credit, and the Supreme Court ends up deciding the IRS has abused its authority in even offering the tax credit in the first place, you will also lose the associated penalty for not signing up for health care. That’s right – no tax credit AND no penalty. Could this happen? It’s before the Supreme Court, and we’ll…

Religion and Governmental Incompetence

In a recent column, I addressed the origin and importance of the American concept of religious freedom. Our American concept of religious freedom is different, in part, because our concept of government is different. We believe in a limited government — i.e., one that is not able to govern every aspect of our lives. The entire point of a constitution is to limit government, and we limit government in any number of ways, both menial and fundamental: (1) we limit the government’s ability to be led by a president younger…