The one benefit of Obamacare

Lost in all the reports of web site problems, presidential lies, and
millions of Americans losing their insurance have been the two real
crimes of Obamacare. The first crime is the way in which Obamacare does
not reform health insurance, but rather, eliminates it altogether.

Health insurance is a form of gambling. It is betting on one’s
ability to take care of one’s health except for the rare possibility of
unexpected and ruinously expensive catastrophes. It has very little to
do with going to the doctor, with birth control, or with the vast
majority of things that fall more properly under the heading of health
care services.

Read the rest at Absolute Rights.

NB: I was recently offered a regular spot as a contributor at Absolute Rights, and since I’m no longer blogging at Black Gate, I figured I have the time to do so without having a negative effect on my posts here. I’ll be posting political items there a couple of times per week, so you may wish to consider adding it to your regular rotation.