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Samizdata quote of the day

If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free.

– P. J. O’Rourke

4 comments to Samizdata quote of the day

  • Dom

    How many times do we need to repeat this lesson? Tax breaks for mortgage interest — homes became more expensive. Subsidies for education — Universities became more expensive. On and on and on and …

  • “…and so they gratefully accepted the manacles, to stop their hands from trembling.”

  • veryretired

    And if your tummy gets upset from the endless free lunch, you can get all that free medical care to take care of it for you.

    Nothing better than getting pumped good and proper for whatever ails ya, don’t ya know—

  • Paul Marks

    Over DECADES government subsidy programs and regulations have EXPLODED costs.

    Obamacare completes the process.

    REAL private cover (rather than crony capitalist “private providers”) will soon be too expensive for all but the very rich.

    “Obamacare can be repealed….”

    Sure just get 60 votes in the Senate and ……..

    And I have nice big bridge to sell you.

    Time to try something new.

    Washington D.C. is swamp – and it is time it returned to being a physical swamp as well as a poltiical one.