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Entries from July 31st, 2012

First, Do No Harm

July 31st, 2012 by Inspector · 9 Comments · Politics, Socialized Medicine, Uncategorized

Health care, like all goods and services, is a limited resource. Once it is removed from market forces by turning it over to the government and giving it away for “free*,” rationing is the inevitable consequence. Do you know what “rationing” means in the context of health care? This. This is what it means.

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Let’s Turn This Bucket Around

July 21st, 2012 by Jim May · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

The goal of the “liberals”—as it emerges from the record of the past decades—was to smuggle this country into welfare statism by means of single, concrete, specific measures, enlarging the power of the government a step at a time, never permitting these steps to be summed up into principles, never permitting their direction to be […]

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Explosive Compound: Immigration Meets The Welfare State

July 7th, 2012 by L-C · 7 Comments · Culture, Foreign Affairs, Politics

Immigration is a hot issue for a number of Western nations, notably America and my country of origin, Sweden. The latter being a notable case is a fact that escapes many of those who don’t count themselves among its 9.5 million people. That is, at least for now; news stories of Sweden’s troubles are starting […]

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This Selfish July 4th

July 5th, 2012 by Mike N · Comments Off on This Selfish July 4th · Culture

Yesterday was July 4th. The wife and I didn’t go to any picnics or BBQs. Good thing too. It was 101 degrees at Detroit’s Metro airport. So we decided to do the things for which our founding fathers created this country: to go forth into the marketplace to pursue our rational self interest and trade […]

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