Akaka or King?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Better Government, Better Society, Blog |

Cody Hensarling’s reflections on Martin Luther King Jr. Day by Cody Hensarling “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I am a Native Hawaiian. I also have Chinese and German heritage, but in the State of Hawaii, my native Hawaiian ancestry is usually of the most...

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Individual Mandate Myths

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

by Cody Hensarling If PPACA (Obamacare) can stand under the weight of the repeal effort and legal challenges, whether you like it or not, you will have to buy health insurance. Now, most people are not opposed to buying health insurance and virtually all people agree that having access to health care is a major priority for all adults. Others would point to requirements to buy other forms of insurance (usually auto) and wonder what the fuss is...

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Severability & Obamacare

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

by Cody Hensarling With the recent decision of the Supreme Court to hear legal challenges to PPACA (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare), there is a lot of legal jargon that is slipping into the public consciousness. While a lack of knowledge of most of these terms is not a barrier to a working understanding of the legal case against Obamacare, there are a few notable exceptions. One such exception is the term...

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