NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 10-30-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Friday, October 30, 2009

Health Issues

THE WELLPOINT REVELATION

Private insurance premiums could triple under ObamaCare, according to report...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Regulatory Issues

A FINANCIAL SUPER-REGULATOR

The Federal Reserve should not pre-emptively contain asset price surges or become a financial super-regulator, says Jagadeesh Gokhale, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute...

FORTUNE

Social Issues

GOVERNMENT TAKEOVERS: IS CHARITY NEXT?

Should the government do to philanthropy what it has done to General Motors?...

MANHATTAN INSTITUTE/TOWNHALL.COM

Social Issues

AMNESTY? NOT SO FAST

Providing health, housing, education and criminal justice for some 3 million illegal aliens costs California over $10 billion a year, according to some studies...

JEWISH WORLD REVIEW/HOOVER INSITITUTION

Social Issues

THE LITTLE TUBER THAT GAVE US MODERNITY

The introduction of the American potato to Europe and later Asia and Africa might have been one of the most significant events in the history of human development, say economics professors Nancy Qian and Nathan Nunn...

FOREIGN POLICY

Health Issues

CBO UNDERESTIMATES BENEFITS OF MALPRACTICE REFORM

A full accounting of medical malpractice reforms shows the benefits would be $242 billion a year, says Lawrence J. McQuillan, director of business and economic studies at the Pacific Research Institute...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

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