If Everyone had to Buy Their Own Roads

The issue of healthcare continues to be politically potent, owing mostly to the fact that Republicans continue to politicize it while Democrats continue to push for universal healthcare. The current healthcare system has five main insurance components: Employer-provided insurance (including government employees) ~50% Private insurance (purchased by the consumer) ~7% Medicare ~14% Medicaid ~20% Uninsured… Continue reading If Everyone had to Buy Their Own Roads

When an Experiment is Unneeded

The Republican-championed laboratories of democracy, the states, could be used to figure out what’s needed for healthcare in the 21st century. Let the states tinker, find out what works, and then we’ll see it spread. But those experiments are not needed. We have scores of experiments conducted all over the world. We have all these… Continue reading When an Experiment is Unneeded