Monthly Archives: February 2014

Medical Malpractice?

Malpractice lawsuits are a result of angry patients seeking justice through the legal system. It is obvious that most lawsuits are not filed because of a “bad outcome” due to something beyond the control of the medical provider. Medicine is … Continue reading

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Why Freedom Is Important To Everyone!

In my own experience, people don’t value freedom until they suddenly encounter an adverse situation where they suddenly learn what a lack of freedom means to them! Some of these situations are more common than others.  For example, a woman … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

“Citizens United”?  Good or bad?  Depends upon the sort of a country we want the United States of America to be…  One dominated by the wealthy and corporations?  Then the decision was a good one.  One where all Americans are … Continue reading

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The Approaching Healthcare Disaster!

We are coming close to crossing the $3 trillion dollar a year level in US health care with no end in sight. The current cost of Medicare is about $600 billion dollars a year, far above the level of revenue … Continue reading

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Why Is US Health Care So Expensive?

The US has the world’s most expensive health care.  Is it superior to that of other nations or is it more a matter of just charging more? The difference between US costs and those of the rest of the developed … Continue reading

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Life in a Libertarian Society

If you read some doctrinaire  libertarian writings, you may have come to the conclusion that libertarianism is a philosophy that belongs back somewhere in the 19th Century.  This is unfortunate as libertarianism has much more to offer, but the problem … Continue reading

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Health Care in a Libertarian Society

What would health care be like in a libertarian society? In a society where the professional class no longer enjoyed the “protections” of government from the cost controlling aspects of a true free market?  Where there was free trade in … Continue reading

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