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Tulsa, We Have a Problem ...

Remember that 73 year old volunteer hobby sheriff who accidentally shot and killed an arrestee in Oklahoma when he thought he was pulling out his taser? Well, turns it the Sheriff's department seems to have falsified his training records. Ooops.

Big Picture On Obamacare

With all the storm and controversy and still uncertain fate of Obamacare, I found this chart which helps visualize the actual big picture effects of the law.

The chart shows trends in the percentage of Americans with health insurance from the introduction of the Medicare and Medicaid through the roll out of Obamacare. The chart is from a speech by Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors.

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Another Example

A couple days ago I mentioned that the seeming unstoppability of Hillary Clinton's pursuit of the Democratic presidential nomination has created an odd dynamic in which the contests and questions usually hashed out in a campaign between rival candidates are now being played out within and around her candidacy.

Here's another small example.

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