Human capital

Idaho Freedom Foundation staff Articles

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Special Adviser on Medical Policy “Human capital” is defined as the knowledge, skills, and other attributes acquired by individuals during their lifetimes, and used to produce goods, services, and ideas. It is what you would be left with if someone were to strip you of all your worldly goods and assets. All that would …

Obamacare in court

Idaho Freedom Foundation staff Articles

By Brent Regan | Chairman, Idaho Freedom Foundation “In our democracy, we must respect the will of the people” is a phrase we have all heard, but is it true? Is the democratic majority the ultimate standard of what is right? Imagine there is a voter initiative on the ballot, call it Proposition 0, that specifies everyone in Idaho has …

Governmentalist

Idaho Freedom Foundation staff Articles

Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical Policy Adviser Last week, I took a trip back to my home state of Ohio. There I helped teach a group of military surgeons from all across the world at the National Center for Medical Readiness, at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton. At the end of the course, the gathered medical professionals …

Idaho Freedom Foundation chairman files challenge to Proposition 2

Idaho Freedom Foundation staff Articles

On Wednesday, Idaho Freedom Foundation Chairman Brent Regan and eastern Idaho attorney Bryan Smith filed a legal challenge to Proposition 2, alleging that constitutional problems plague the law’s language. “Proposition 2 would give federal politicians and bureaucrats immense power over Idaho,” said Regan on Wednesday. “Said federal power would very likely violate the state constitution.” The Freedom Foundation asserts that …

Freedom Foundation: Commission, IFF supporters deserve praise for pension perk’s demise

Idaho Freedom Foundation staff Articles

Boise, ID—On Friday, Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman praised members of the Citizens Commission on Legislative Compensation for voting to end a legislative pension perk that has enriched well-connected state lawmakers for decades. “The Idaho Freedom Foundation sounded the alarm on this unethical scheme in 2010, and hasn’t stopped since, “Hoffman said. “Commission members deserve kudos for following IFF’s …

Idaho Freedom Foundation statement on Proposition 2 vote

Idaho Freedom Foundation staff Articles

This morning, Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman released the following statement, one day after Idahoans voted on Proposition 2, the Obamacare expansion plan: “Though we had hoped special interests would not be successful in persuading Idahoans to support Obamacare expansion, the Idaho Freedom Foundation prepared for this moment. Tuesday’s vote was not the last word on the subject. In …