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Inefficient Evil

By on 1.31.08 | 12:21PM

Arnold Kling of the CATO Institute is hands-down one of the best authorities to go to when you want a dissection of how government intervention has only and will continue to worsen healthcare in the United States. (I highly recommend Crisis of Abundance.) Now, unfortunately, he's getting an even more up-close-and-personal look at this monster:

Over the past eight weeks, I have been spending a lot of time with my father, who has developed some acute medical problems. For the most part, my focus is day-to-day (or hour-to-hour) on the issues and stresses that arise. But I have also come around to some different points of view about our health care system. I no longer think of Medicare and health care regulation as inefficient. I now think of them as pure evil.

Read the rest. Thanks to Paul Sands for the link.

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