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Mar 1, 2005 2:40 pm

The Medical-Insurance Scam

The heroic French liberal Frédéric Bastiat wrote that"The state is that great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else” (Selected Essays on Political Economy, chapter 5, "The State"). Were he writing today he would surely extend his aphorism to include government-mandated/regulated medical insurance.

Cross-posted at The Szasz Blog.

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