The Obamacare Train Wreck Manages to get Worse

Posted: Aug 15, 2013 12:01 AM

The New York Times finally got around to reporting that another key component of Obamacare has been delayed. Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow at Cato, joined the program to discuss the disaster that awaits America in 2014, and 2015.

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What’s Right with Ransom:

Big Three:

Number Three:

So now Tapering is going to depend mostly on inflation. . . Nothing like using rigged government stats to continue a rigged government program.

Number Two:

Be wary. . . More and more people are forecasting a downturn.

Number One:

We’ll say it again. Our biggest problems are political, not economic. Scarlet Fu reads an excerpt from a recent editorial by Robert Reich. . . He’s so close to identifying our number one political problem, and yet. . . So far away.

Ransom Note’s second favorite economist (Michael Tanner, with Cato) spent some time on his second favorite radio show (Ransom Notes) to talk about Obamacare:

Other News:

A good debate on CPI numbers and government stats. Just because the government’s numbers are the only numbers in town, doesn’t mean their accurate.

I’m glad to see the President is working on all the important things. . . Like our diplomatic relationship with the 1972 Super Bowl Champions.

Quick show of hands: Who has read the 1st amendment?

A warm and fuzzy story about the death of unions.

The full program, from start to finish, for your educational benefit: