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Misrepresenting Medicare

Liberals seem to be reading from the same broken script with respect to Medicare costs. First, Ruth Marcus and Ezra Klein claim that Medicare costs are “lower than those of private insur-ers” (here and here) and now Matthew Yglesias claims that every dollar the federal govern-ment … Continue reading

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Kiss Mammograms Good-Bye

Well, now that the election is over, the authoritarians (a/k/a liberals) can turn their full attention back to healthcare and resume the task of placing 315 million Americans under the thumb of the central government. Liberals are often seen as wanting to turn America into Europe, … Continue reading

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Healthcare Efficiencies

According to Matthew Yglesias, Slate magazine’s central planning enthusiast, healthcare accounts for a large and increasing share of the overall labor force. He seems to suggest that increased efficiency in the healthcare sector (which he evidently expects as a result of the impending government takeover) could generate … Continue reading

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The Central Planners Are Coming

Most people use hospitals and see doctors that are located within a few miles of their homes. That is, healthcare is a decidedly local activity. So why are liberals continuing to force a centrally planned system on 315 million Americans spread across … Continue reading

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ObamaCare And The Youth Vote

Slate’s Amanda Marcotte boasts that ObamaCare is already providing benefits for younger people, which in Marcotte’s view is good because it will help Obama with the youth vote in the upcoming election. According to Marcotte, the percentage of uninsured young adults declined between … Continue reading

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