By Shikha Dalmia | 11/27/13 08:49 PM
Pope Francis doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving. So there is no need for him today to thank capitalism, a system that has done far more to alleviate poverty, his pet crusade, than the institution he leads. But he should take a pause from railing against it — not least because it enables the very...
By Shikha Dalmia | 11/14/13 06:15 PM
Obamacare’s viability depends on its ability to herd the 15 million or so Americans getting “junk” coverage from the individual market onto the Obamacare exchanges, where they’d be forced to pay more for benefits they don’t need.
By Shikha Dalmia | 10/31/13 04:44 PM
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius got a good grilling in Congress about the Obamacare debacle. But if she were the CEO of a company, she might have faced not Congress, but a jury for launching an unsafe product without proper testing, based on a fraudulent sales pitch...
By Shikha Dalmia | 10/11/13 06:29 AM
By all accounts, the roll out of Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges has been a fiasco of epic proportions. But diehard supporters claim that this is a minor roadblock that won’t affect the law’s long-term future. “Obamacare is here,” lectured liberal Washington Post columnist...
By Shikha Dalmia | 09/26/13 06:28 PM
Many liberals have been not-so-secretly hoping to use Obamacare as a Trojan horse for implementing a Canadian-style single-payer health care system. But Republicans could also slip market-based reforms that they’ve always wanted into this horse if Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his fellow...
By Shikha Dalmia | 09/13/13 06:41 AM
President Obama might find it easier to defuse Syria’s chemical weapons than the wrath of feminists if he doesn’t promote Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen to the chairman’s position.
By Shikha Dalmia | 08/29/13 04:50 PM
President Obama's vow to punish Syria for using chemical weapons has critics of U.S. foreign policy upset that America is yet again acting like an imperialist power. Their frustration is appropriate -- but their accusation is not.
By Shikha Dalmia | 08/13/13 10:10 AM
Anyone who wants to understand how Detroit got into its current mess should look at the new Red Wings arena that Michigan's powers that be recently decided to foist on it.
By Shikha Dalmia | 08/01/13 07:05 PM
Fifty years ago, Detroit's Motown music enthralled America, but future generations of federal taxpayers will be singing the Detroit blues as other cities follow its example by dumping their health care liabilities onto Uncle Sam.
By Shikha Dalmia | 07/18/13 06:00 PM
Until the city's politicos treat its humble entrepreneurs with the same respect they show big investors, Motown's second act will never arrive.
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