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Truthiness, factuality, &c.

Not exactly a unique link (thanks Drudge), but worthy of comment: McLean said the call center had been inundated by uninsured consumers who were hoping that the overhaul would translate into instant, affordable coverage. That widespread misconception may have originated in part from distorted rhetoric about the legislation bubbling up from the hyper-partisan debate about […]

How to dismantle a capitalist society

As we reflect on health care? reform?, let us recall how we got here: Government creates an obstacle (wage controls);Private industry works around it (by offering first-party health “insurance”);Government responds by deeming the circumvention unfair (while subsidizing it) and sets up programs to give everyone “access” to what its own regulations inspired (Medicare, Social Security, […]