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2 Mar, 2011

The Fight for Adequate Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders

2019-03-18T18:48:05-05:00March 2nd, 2011|Tags: , , , |

We are fortunate to have my wife, Ann Marie, guest blogging today about an important issue: eating disorders. If you unaware of my wife’s story, here it is: She struggled with anorexia for twenty years. At several points, she dropped down to 60-some pounds and was on the verge of death. But [...]

3 Feb, 2011

A Non-Political View of the Commerce Clause and Health Care

2019-03-18T18:48:06-05:00February 3rd, 2011|Tags: , , |

Ever since Federal Judge Vinson struck down the Affordable Care Act, the legal blogosphere has been saturated with various arguments as to what the Commerce Clause should mean. I do not pretend to know whether or not the Affordable Care Act is good for the country, or, even if it is good for my family—a family that earns a very middle of the road income, that has a wife that is next to uncoverable, and has one child and another on the

13 Dec, 2010

The Affordable Care Act is Unconstitutional

2019-03-18T18:48:10-05:00December 13th, 2010|Tags: , , , |

Federal District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson ruled on Monday that the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate requiring citizens to purchase health care insurance amounts to an unconstitutional expansion of the Commerce Clause. The historic 42-page ruling can be found here.  If the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms this decision and other courts find [...]

5 Nov, 2010

The Global Gender Gap (#2 of 3)–From Horse Race to Health Care

2019-03-18T18:48:11-05:00November 5th, 2010|Tags: , , , |

In my last post, I highlighted the “horse race” aspect of the World Economic Forum’s 2010 Global Gender Gap Report, which shows the Nordic countries ahead of the curve in gender equality and the United States placing in the top 20 (#19) for the first time. The ratings are based on each [...]