Kwak Ethers Paul Ryan

Health Care Rationing for Beginners: “The more relevant question is whether the Ryan Plan will promote the more efficient allocation of health care. You can dredge up a theoretical argument that it would. In free market fantasy land, remember, employers and individuals will shop around for the most efficient health care plans, so insurers have …

A Chicken in Every Pot

How Will the Debt Limit “Game of Chicken” End?: “The Republican strategy seems to be to ram their Medicare abolition plan into law within the next two months – Treasury says the ‘drop-dead’ date for raising the debt limit is August 2 – before people learn what they are really doing to Medicare.” (Via Capital …