Utah: Your Business Model's Not Welcome Here

Business | Peter Fricke

Regulators target start-up

Baby steps

Opinion | Natasha Mayer

The government is stripping us of our freedoms, one regulation at a time.

TheDC Morning: Academic proposes far-out political policy, crickets chirp - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

What the insurance industry learned from Katrina

Opinion | David Sampson

The insurance industry has learned from Katrina, and is ready and willing to lend a helping hand to the victims of the next natural disaster.

Past time for answers

Opinion | Frank Corder

Having experienced the fury of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the subsequent difficulty of many in South Mississippi and Louisiana in handling their insurance claims, this scenario must be at the forefront of the minds of FEMA, state emergency managers, BP, the state Insurance Commissioners, NFIP administrators and of course, the insurance industry

Obama warns against rate hikes, eyes price controls - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

In a speech to health insurance industry executives Tuesday, President Obama used strong rhetoric in an attempt to preempt premium spikes due to ObamaCare implementation

A local Gulf gusher perspective

Editorial | Frank Corder

Many around the country join us on the Gulf Coast in our frustration over how this disaster has been handled by the responsible party, BP. Please know that we appreciate your thoughts and prayers; however boycotting your local gas station is not the answer nor does it adequately show your ire

Time to end the health care mandate

Opinion | Gary Howard

While countries around the world struggle with the debt brought on by their ever-increasing welfare states, our nation has the opportunity to lead by example. It is time for us to fight back for individual liberty and personal responsibility and end the individual and employer mandate.

The good, the bad and the ugly of health care reform

Editorial | William Pierce

Regardless of what you think about the health care law, the debate was epic. Both sides made regular apocalyptic statements claiming all manner of calamity if it passed or not. Neither is true

Life’s certainties: Death and health reform’s taxes

Feature:Opinion | Sally Pipes

By signing the reconciliation bill last Tuesday—the last step in his legislative two-step—the president raised the price of the original health care reform measure by $65 billion, to $940 billion over the next decade.

ObamaCare, megatrends and consumerism

Opinion | Ron Bachman

The Dutch boy learned decades ago that one cannot hold back the waters in a dam. Prepare – a flood of freedom is ahead

The unelected government

Editorial | Eben Carle

The irony of our present democracy is that the rules that govern it are written by people who never asked for your vote

The fix is in the health-care bill and college loan overhaul - AP

Politics | Pat McMahon

President Obama signs changes to the health-care legislation and student loan overhaul recently passed by Congress

Lies, damned lies and health care

Energy | Scott Wheeler

Americans are ready for a little bit of honesty

The truth about health insurance premiums and profits

Opinion | Alan Reynolds

The president’s health insurance proposals hoped to use stern command-and-control techniques to run the health insurance system

The Ides of health care - The Daily Caller

| Julia McClatchy (admin)

More than 1,000 health care reform advocates protested yesterday in D.C.

Framing the narrative - The Daily Caller

Politics | Jon Ward

President Obama has taken a new line of attack against Republicans to neutralize their argument that his reforms would pose a government takeover of the health-care sector

Democrats accuse health insurer of profiteering - Los Angeles Times

Business | interns

At a congressional hearing, Democrats say WellPoint has showered executives with perks as it seeks rate hikes of as much as 39% for California policyholders

Congressional Misdiagnosis

| AJ

As Congress moves forward with its health care reform efforts, a last-minute proposal to revoke the 64-year-old exemption from federal antitrust laws for health insurers has flown under the media radar. Proponents of the repeal proposal tout it as a broadly popular effort to slow the consolidation of the health insurance industry and promote more vigorous price competition.