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How the free-lunch fallacy is hurting our government, health care and retirement

One of the biggest problems our country has is the growing idea that there really is such a thing as a free lunch: that we can get magic money to pay for things we don't want to pay for out of our own pockets. I think the free-lunch fallacy helps explain ... read more

Health care reform: Will there be health care rationing?

Never forget: In the real world, there is no such thing as a "free lunch" - someone has to pay for it. Now let us think like a government regulator ... How the health care reform bill was examined. Sunday: Can we keep our present health insurance. read more

TRANSCRIPT: Sen. Ted Cruz’s marathon speech against Obamacare on Sept. 24

Note: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) ... No one disputes that. Are there improvements that can be made to our health care system? Certainly there are. ... Fear not, this will lead us to single-payer government health care. read more

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What Does It Mean to Have a 'Right' to Health Care?

Much of the reason for this goes back to World War II, when the government imposed wage and price controls but let employers offer medical insurance as noncash compensation not subject to income taxation. One of the problems with American health care is ... read more

A day at Lawrence’s Health Care Access clinic reveals need for affordable medical care

10:50 a.m. — 46-year-old Lawrence resident William Miller is unemployed and also hurting from back pain. “Without Health Care Access, I would be laying in bed hurt — big time,” he says. He doesn’t remember ever having health insurance. read more

Shaky CBO Deficit Projections Help Healthcare Reform Bill Pass House

When the comprehensive healthcare reform bill won approval from the House on Sunday ... deficit since the Balanced Budget Act" of the 1990s – will cost the federal government $940 billion over a ten-year period, the CBO said it will increase revenue ... read more

In Defense of Food: Transcript

Michael Pollan: And some scientists believe the loss of omega-3s is hurting our health. Joseph Hibbeln ... Like I promised, it’s a free lunch. OK. So let’s go on, let’s get started. Brian Wansink, Director, Food and Brand Lab, Cornell University ... read more

How the free-lunch fallacy is hurting our government, health care and retirement

I think the free-lunch fallacy helps explain why three of our nation’s biggest problems seem so intractable: having a rational health-care system ... s, retirement seemed a sure thing. Accounts grew and grew. Both corporate and government pension ... read more

Mr. Market doesn't care about your politics

So let's get this out of the way: Mr. Market doesn't care who you are voting for, doesn't care very much who wins, isn't choosing one candidate over another and isn't especially concerned with politics. That isn't to say there is no information contained ... read more

What Does It Mean to Have a 'Right' to Health Care?

Much of what we call health ... if the government assumes responsibility, directly and indirectly, for the cost of medical care to society, inevitably it will find it necessary to restrict or ration services. That is, it won't allow us to make our own ... read more


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