Sep 30 2012

Paradoxical Quote of the Day from Ben Stein

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“Fathom the hypocrisy of a government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured… but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.” Now add this, “Many of those who refuse, or are unable, to prove they are citizens will receive free insurance paid for by those who are forced to buy insurance because they are citizens.”

2 responses to “Paradoxical Quote of the Day from Ben Stein”

  1. Tom Mailhot says:

    Many people oppose the ACA (Obamacare), but I don’t think I’ve heard even one of them propose something to replace it that would provide medical care to those that do not have insurance. Sending them to the ER is not the answer – it’s the most expensive way to get treatment and does nothing to help patients with chronic conditions get better. Sure, the ACA costs money, but the CBO estimates it’s actually saves about $500 billion compared to repealing it and going back to what we had before. What’s so bad about saving $500 billion and having 30 million more citizens with medical coverage?

  2. admin says:

    There are some great alternatives to ACA. John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods spells it out:
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204251404574342170072865070.html

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