[ExI] health care individual mandate
eugen at leitl.org
Tue Nov 10 10:10:46 UTC 2009
On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 02:29:01PM -0800, spike wrote:
> In the current system, the government measures who is rich and who is poor
> based entirely on d$/dt, and not at all on its integral over time, $. So
> the young and healthy low $ people will need to subsidize the much higher $
Nevermind that due to demographics the older people are both in the majority,
and at key positions in control.
> much lower d$/dt older people. So we get poorer younger people subsidizing
> richer, older people. Even if Jeff and I clearly benefit from that deal, I
> do not think it is a damn bit right. We cannot dump the load on Joshua and
> his peers. I do not see it as workable at all. I am surprised the young
> are not protesting wildly.
They're actually aware about it happening, and are not happy. I don't think
they're goint to protest. No longer bothering getting ahead or emigrating look
like perfectly viable options.
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