The Economics of ObamaCareRobert P. Murphy
Nov. 14, 2013
'No! Don't Touch Me!' German Police Release Shocking Footage From Cologne On New Year's Eve 2015
Knockout Game In St. Louis: White Man Viciously Beaten 'For No Apparent Reason'
Assad, Putin Closer Than Ever To Retaking Aleppo; Families Returning Home For First Time In 4 Years
Canadian State TV Hails 'Beige Horizon' With No White People
California Mom 'Kidnapped by Two Hispanic Women, Branded, Starved to Brink of Death'
Near the end of Human Action Ludwig von Mises declared that it was the “primary civic duty” to learn the teachings of economics. The public’s growing furor over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — popularly known as “ObamaCare” — beautifully illustrates Mises’s point. No one has any business being shocked — shocked! — that millions of Americans will lose their current health insurance (including the present, irritated, writer), because such an outcome was obvious all along. Furthermore, the hilarious snags with healthcare.gov are merely a sideshow; the true problems with ObamaCare run much deeper than a malfunctioning website.