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.

Congress Should Defund Its Police State At The U.S. Capitol Today

If Democratic lawmakers support defunding the police, perhaps they can start by defunding the police state established around the People’s House.

How Democrats’ COVID Bill Gives Welfare To The Wealthy

A provision in Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID bill could give subsidies to households making $300,000 or more. Biden wants to make these subsidies permanent.

Who Wants To Be The Next ‘Jeopardy!’ Host? Mike Richards

Unfortunately, replacing a host who served for nearly 37 years brings attention to every little detail distinguishing Alex Trebek and his successors.

Joe Biden’s HHS Nominee Plans To Make You Pay The Health Bills For Open Borders

Xavier Becerra has had one health-care cause near and dear to his heart during his three decades in public life: making taxpayers pay for health coverage to illegally present foreign workers.

Why Joe Biden’s ‘Stimulus’ Could Be The Most Pork-Filled Crony Christmas Ever

The coming weeks will see a flurry of old-fashioned horse trading—some would call it corruption—in Washington, as Democrats attempt to pass a partisan ‘stimulus’ bill.

Daytona 500 Sees Kyle Larson’s Redemptive Return to Racing

As he takes the green flag at Daytona on Sunday, by recognizing the gift of his second chance, Kyle Larson already stands as a winner in the race of life.

PBS Documentary Pulls Back Curtain On China’s Deadly COVID Cover-Up

When government values ‘stability’ more than the lives of its citizens, the response goes beyond bureaucratic bungling and into state-sanctioned wrongdoing.

Why Democrats Can’t Add A Minimum Wage Hike To Their ‘Stimulus’ Bill

Senate Democrats likely lack the votes to pull off a major rules change. Still, the fact so many want to do so speaks to the radical nature of their goals.

Study Finds School Choice Improves Students’ Happiness

At a time countless students face obstacles that could permanently stunt their learning growth, school choice provides one obvious solution to help mitigate a ‘lost generation.’

CBO: If Democrats Push Socialized Medicine, Get Ready For Rationing

CBO’s work provides important context about Democratic health-care proposals, including the end goal for most on the left: a full government takeover of health care.

If You Think The Riots Are Bad Now, Wait Until America Goes Bankrupt In A Few Years

Medicare is functionally insolvent, people are getting way more from entitlements than they paid in, and Congress has been spending like drunken sailors for decades with no signs of stopping.

Democrats May Raid Medicare To Fund ‘Stimulus’ For The Wealthy

Raiding billions from benefits to low-income seniors to fund payments for the wealthy sounds like the kind of ‘Robin Hood’ politics Democrats frequently accuse Republicans of.

Militarized Capitol Police Use Fences And Razor Wire To Keep Preschoolers From Sledding

Since lawmakers often act like children (and the rioters who stormed it far worse), why not close the Capitol to Congress so the sledders can return?

Home-Run King Hank Aaron Was Also A Paragon Of Grace Under Fire

Hank Aaron provides an example of grace, healing, and reconciliation that we need as much now as we did during his playing days half a century ago.

Lincoln’s Inaugural Offers Timeless Words of Wisdom To Sustain The Nation In Dark Days

On March 4, 1865, Abraham Lincoln stood on the East Front of the Capitol to deliver his second inaugural address. Let’s revisit it today.

Ken Jennings’s Stint As ‘Jeopardy!’ Guest Host Isn’t Going Well

As we saw with Ken Jennings’s ‘opening night jitters,’ it’s going to be a tall order for anyone to replace ‘Jeopardy!’ legend Alex Trebek.

Janet Yellen’s Financial Ethics Problems Aren’t As Bad As Joe Biden’s

Given the way she paid taxes on speaking fees to big banks, Janet Yellen’s actions raise as many concerns about the actions of the man who appointed her: Joe Biden.

Yes, The Eagles Should Have Fired Doug Pederson Over Tanking

Putrid Eagles seasons will come and go. But only replacing Pederson — who gave up on his players — could begin to remove the stench of last Sunday night.

Long-Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Gives Moving Final Farewell

Here’s hoping we preserve Trebek’s legacy by following the advice he gave during his final week hosting ‘Jeopardy!’: Remaining kind to each other.

Ocasio-Cortez Gets Meaningless Concessions On Funding Socialism

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shouldn’t try to spin some throw-away language in a rules package as a meaningful victory when it is nothing of the sort.