Bluegrass Beacon: Obamacare’s king and his court

Editor’s note: This column contains revisions from the original version that was released to newspapers prior to the Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision. The Supreme Court’s disastrous King v. Burwell decision provides a relevant and timely opportunity for thoughtful Obamacare critics of the “repeal-and-replace” stripe to push President Obama’s administration to return control of…

Who are the ‘meanies’ among us?

Did you know that you have “mean-spirited motives” if you oppose the huge expansion of Kentucky’s Medicaid program? Well, that’s what the Louisville Courier-Journal editorial writer thinks, anyhow. But isn’t it more detrimental to the poor to add multitudes of middle-class Kentuckians who have told us that they would have purchased private insurance if they…