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If we’re going to play that game, I think that game can be played here as well, because after all, the minimum coverage provision only kicks in after people have earned a minimum amount of income. So it’s a penalty on earning a certain amount of income and self insuring. It’s not just on self insuring on its own. So I guess one could say, just as the restaurant owner could depart the market in Heart of Atlanta Motel, someone doesn’t need to earn that much income. I think both are kind of fanciful…

Soliciter General Neal Katayl. Philip Klein summarizes the quote as: “If you don’t like mandate, earn less money.”

(via Michael Cannon)

Fixing the deficit? Forget health care reform, just give Greg Mankiw a billion dollars.

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Fixing the deficit? Forget health care reform, just give Greg Mankiw a billion dollars.

Addressing the “right” to jobs, homes, and health care

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Addressing the “right” to jobs, homes, and health care