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“An influential health care wonk at the libertarian @CatoInstitute“-Washington Post. @CatoHealth
Jul 19, 2018 7 tweets 3 min read
A comment I posted on Facebook…

Let’s assume the @NHS’s troubles are due to inadequate funding and that one political party is to blame — i.e., other political parties would set spending at the “right” level. 1/ @NHS If you support giving government control over the health care sector of the economy, then, by definition, that means you support occasionally letting that power fall into the hands of the “wrong” political party. 2/
Jul 6, 2018 17 tweets 24 min read
1. Judge Brett #Kavanaugh is on @realDonaldTrump's short list to replace Anthony Kennedy on #SCOTUS. In #HallvSebelius (2012), he issued a bizarre ruling that allowed exec agencies to usurp Congress' legislative powers & delayed desperately needed #Medicare reform. @CatoInstitute @realDonaldTrump @CatoInstitute 2. I have a history with #HallvSebelius (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hall_v._S…). I published the @CatoInstitute study (object.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa601…) that caught Hall’s eye. I introduced him to the author, who became his attorney. I may have referred another plaintiff (a Cato board member), etc.
Mar 24, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read