We are at an important point in American politics, and especially in what is often considered Right of center politics. Rand Paul and others in his camp are changing the landscape with a more liberty based critique of America. Things are changing in important ways, especially on the “Right.”
Thanks to Robert Wenzel for posting this short essay by the master.
Sadly the nationalized health care storm has been heading toward us for a very long time.
The Obamacare “solution” hatched as a compromise between statists and corporations to a problem created by statists and corporations, will have nasty ramifications for the Republic, if we can even call it that any more.
Is there a problem with the cost of health care in this country? Absolutely. But it isn’t because a rampant free market in medicine exists. In fact we have an extremely unfree market distorted by hundreds of government programs which incentivize patients and providers to act in ways which increase costs.
The problem was created by the state, and now the state is going to solve the problem.