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Socialized Candy

By Matthew Yglesias on November 1, 2009 at 1:01 pm

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Jim Henley catches the Obamas throwing the free market out the window and just offering handouts to kids who show up at the door to beg. Horrible stuff.

Meanwhile, in Harvard economist and Cato Institute senior fellow Jeffrey Miron’s dystopia, if your parents wind up with no money through bad luck or poor decision-making and then you get sick you’ll just die on the street for lack of money. And as he lays out, once you start with this insane value system you clearly reach the conclusion that the health reform ideas being contemplated by congress don’t make sense.

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