#healthcare

Why the insurance model doesn’t work for healthcare

Published by on Mar 25, 2017

Healthcare is costing Americans trillions of dollars every year, yet they keep demanding more and more of it—all at little or no cost to themselves, of course.

The underlying problem with healthcare costs becomes quite evident when you look at the likelihood of being diagnosed with cancer at some point in your life (50%), the average cost of treating cancer ($60K or more, though estimates vary widely and some treatments can exceed $1 million), and the fact that more than two-thirds of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings. … Read this article

The gruesome reality of statism

Published by on Feb 24, 2017

It is nearly impossible to calculate the amount of harm for which the state is responsible. Sure, you can theoretically count the dollars stolen, the people kidnapped and locked in state cages, and the individuals killed directly, but what is much more difficult to grasp is the scale of the harm caused indirectly by statism. … Read this article

Universal Maseratis

Published by on Mar 7, 2013

We have a serious problem in this country. Our Maserati system is broken. Millions of Americans don't even have access to basic Maseratis. This is injustice at its worst. Should some individuals have to live their entire lives without being given access to the very same Maseratis that others enjoy every single day? … Read this article

Healthcare is not a “right”

Published by on Jun 29, 2012

No one has the "right" to the services, property, or advice of another. Healthcare is not a "right," but a category of commodities to be bought and sold in a voluntary marketplace. People "need" lots of things including food, water, shelter, and healthcare; but "need" is not a justification for theft. … Read this article