Health Care Amtrak-Style

Goldwater, Jr., Barry
October 2009
American Spectator;Oct2009, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p8
The article examines the U.S. government's ability and qualifications to run a health care system. The author discusses several U.S. government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, the U.S. Postal Service, and Amtrak as examples of government failures. He presents a brief historical overview of each program, including why and how they failed, and wonders why anyone would trust the government to manage universal health care well.


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