Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs

Chris Jacobs is founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, and author of the book, “The Case Against Single Payer.” He is on Twitter: @chrisjacobsHC. Previously he was a senior health policy analyst for the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a senior policy analyst in The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Health Policy Studies, and a senior policy analyst with the Joint Economic Committee’s Senate Republican staff. During the debate over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, Jacobs was a policy adviser for the House Republican Conference under then-Chairman Mike Pence. In the first two years of the law’s implementation, he was a health policy analyst for the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Jacobs got his start on Capitol Hill as an intern for then-Rep. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.). He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from American University, where he is a part-time teacher of health policy. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.

How A NASCAR Hall Of Famer Taught Me The Importance Of Gratitude

‘My Creator gave me more than I deserved.’ Especially in a time filled with suffering and loss, it’s an inspiring message of both humility and gratitude that’s worth remembering.

CBO: Democrats’ Spending Spree Will Make Inflation Even Worse For Years

The Congressional Budget Office projected the bill will raise federal deficits—and thus inflation—now and later. In fact, the bill will exacerbate inflation within mere months.

Joe Biden Wants To Have The IRS Harass Americans While Dodging It Himself

Ignore for a moment the fact that the bill contains ten years of tax increases to pay for a few years’ of spending that Democrats later hope to extend.

How The Federal Reserve Keeps Stoking Inflation

Without the Federal Reserve buying up Treasury notes, bond markets may have taken a very dim view of the left’s plans to create a European socialist state.

Who Wants to Be the Next ‘Jeopardy!’ Host: Ken Jennings (Round II)

Ken Jennings returned for a second stint as guest host. In the episodes that aired last week, he appeared more willing to open up a bit.

6 Ridiculous Budget Gimmicks In House Democrats’ ‘Build Back Bankrupt’ Spending Spree

The legislation contains almost as many gimmicks and budget tricks to hide its true costs as it does new entitlement programs.

How House Democrats’ Reconciliation Bill Could Face The Senate Shredder

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is frog-marching her vulnerable members to a political suicide vote on a bill that’s likely dead on arrival in the Senate.

Democrats Will Raise Taxes On The Middle Class, Both Now And Later

Democrats know they will have to come back to raise taxes on the middle class later, and want to prevent people from paying taxes on their retirement balances at today’s lower rates.

House Ignores Voters’ Messages In Va., N.J., To Pass Suicidal Spending Bill

Whenever CBO finally releases a full score, it likely will show the reconciliation bill would exacerbate inflation by $1 trillion in the next few years.

Latest Nationwide Tests Show Public Schools Failing Students Even Before Lockdowns

Unfortunately for America’s schools, the latest news demonstrates that American kids’ education outcomes almost certainly will get worse.

Before Casting An IRS Dragnet For All Americans’ Bank Accounts, Audit Joe Biden Over His Unpaid Taxes

Democrats will say nothing about President Joe Biden, who when not telling others to ‘pay their fair share’ dodged more than $500,000 in payroll taxes.

Will Joe Biden Cancel His Fellow Seniors’ Medicare Plans?

It’s no surprise that someone who went out of his way to avoid paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in Medicare taxes would agree to jeopardize the Medicare coverage of 27 million beneficiaries.

Democrats’ Carbon Tax Would Force Struggling Americans To Pay For The Emissions Of The Rich

Imposing a carbon tax would represent but the latest instance of Democrats violating President Biden’s pledge not to raise taxes on the middle class.

Democrats’ $3.5T Spending Bill Is Even More Crooked Than Obamacare

Lawmakers are debating trillions of dollars in spending, and legislation that will affect many facets of just about every American’s life, without even bothering to hold any public hearing or discussion.

Today’s Left To Americans: You Can’t Make It Without Welfare

Contrary to their name, modern progressives view most Americans as regressive—fundamentally incapable of succeeding beyond a life on the dole.

Only An Idiot Would Believe Congress’s Spending Spree Will Cost ‘Zero’

The Biden administration insists the spending bill independent experts believe could cost $5.5 trillion over a decade will actually cost ‘zero.’ Is this how stupid they think Americans are?

Mitch McConnell’s Surrender In The Debt Ceiling Fight Opens The Floodgates For Dems’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill

Republicans caving on the debt ceiling paved the way for Democrats to focus the rest of the fall on their tax-and-spending spree.

If AOC Wants To ‘Tax The Rich,’ Why Not Start With Joe Biden?

Given the congresswoman’s tweet that taxing the rich more could help expand Medicare. what does she think of the Bidens’ failure to pay nearly $395,000 in Medicare taxes?

Socialist Left Demanding Congress Raid Medicare To Pay For Obamacare Again

For all their talk about protecting seniors and Medicare, the progressive left views the program as a slush fund they can raid to pay for their big government scheme du jour.

Democrats’ Latest $3.5 Trillion Spending Spree Includes $1.3 Billion Media Bailout

A relatively unheralded program in the $3.5 trillion Democrat spending spree would provide well more than $1 billion in bailout funds to media organizations.