American Politics

Coding Obamacare

Posted on 20 June 2015 by Gareth Williams

Irrespective of the outcome of the latest round of litigation, The ACA or “Obamacare” is neither the catastrophe its critics predicted nor the unmitigated success some of its supporters now herald. Partly, this is a function of its Herculean objectives. It aimed to increase coverage and competition while reducing costs; goals which were not only
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Decline and Paul

Posted on 8 April 2015 by Gareth Williams

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul announced his candidacy for President yesterday. One of the central policy proposals in his announcement speech was the establishment of Economic Freedom Zones in economically distressed areas across the United States. To spur business and job creation in these areas, Paul would cut the income and corporate tax rates to a
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JFK and American Liberalism

Posted on 22 November 2014 by Gareth Williams

The 35th President left a lasting legacy of domestic and international reform, tragically ended and unfairly neglected. President Kennedy’s legacy presents a paradox. More than fifty years on from the tragic events in Dealey Plaza, he registers some of the highest approval ratings of any President in the past 50 years, yet JFK’s legacy among
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