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Obamacare Is Another Private Sector Rip-Off Of Americans

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In 21st century America, the few people who have experienced income gains are the executives and shareholders of firms who offshored their production for US markets, Wall Street which makes bets covered by the Federal Reserve, and the military-security complex which has been enriched by the neoconservatives' wars.

Every other American has lost.

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Dr. Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury for Economic Policy in the Reagan Administration. He was associate editor and columnist with the Wall Street Journal, columnist for Business Week and the Scripps Howard News Service. He is a contributing editor to Gerald Celente's Trends Journal. He has had numerous university appointments. His book, The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and Economic Dissolution of the West is available here. His latest book,  How America Was Lost, has just been released and can be ordered here.

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Right on as always PCR. Obamacare underestimates t... by Ernie Messerschmidt on Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 8:05:14 PM
Interestingly, many Americans are rushing into thi... by BFalcon on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 10:55:05 AM
ObamaCare is a job destroyer-deep cuts to jobs w... by Lance Ciepiela on Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 9:23:56 PM
Another well known economist mentioned that it mig... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 10:18:19 AM
The one where doctors work long hours for less pay... by BFalcon on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 10:56:00 AM
Yes, doctors work harder and earn less when they h... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 11:56:39 AM
If we are still talking about Japan I don't believ... by BFalcon on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 2:36:46 PM
An article which offers insight into what you call... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 7:39:03 AM
A valuable article.And I copied the conclusion:"Do... by BFalcon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:20:01 AM
Citation continued:"Meanwhile the more hospitals a... by BFalcon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:20:48 AM
Countries which have single-payer health care--who... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 1:59:25 PM
Few remarks:Would the introduction of the single p... by BFalcon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 2:18:36 PM
Single-payer could certainly be written in such a ... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 4:03:45 PM
I am not quite sure if you list all our problems o... by BFalcon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 8:44:01 PM
A complete listing of all our problems, and discus... by Jill Herendeen on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 5:37:19 AM
Let us see some quotes from PBS Newshour:HEALTH --... by BFalcon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 8:45:29 PM
And let us compareby Newshour... by BFalcon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 8:49:42 PM
Finally:" Most obviously, the U.S. leads the world... by BFalcon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 8:53:58 PM
It requires a lot of thought to adopt any system w... by Jill Herendeen on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 5:40:20 AM
Well, we don't get lousy results. Survival after c... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 7:26:54 AM
The simple fact that there is a mandate with a pen... by 911TRUTH on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 12:49:44 AM
AND IT WOULD BEHOOVE AMERICANS TO NOT PLAY THEIR G... by Deborah Dills on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 1:00:51 AM
For 20 years from time I lost my private insurance... by Pal Palsimon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 4:06:04 PM
Whole America is ripp off and deception by super r... by Ethan Hollow on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 6:10:50 AM
This is depressing, and no light at the end of thi... by Cyril North on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 9:36:26 AM
Your very right about obamacare being a disaster f... by liberalsrock on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 9:45:09 AM
An excellent and important antidote to the misinfo... by S. Juniper on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 11:13:50 AM
As Elizabeth Warren says:"It's time to end the deb... by E. J. N. on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 11:36:14 AM
In a paragraph near the end of the article, "Medic... by Paul Craig Roberts on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 12:43:56 PM
This is the least important mistake.... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 11:01:01 AM
I absolutely agree with BFalcon's remarks and... by michael payne on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 12:56:59 PM
I am very sorry but:a) I read the reference  ... by Mark Sashine on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 1:29:14 PM
The difference between the single- payer  and... by Mark Sashine on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 2:49:26 PM
AGAIN:Healthcare is not about health- it is about ... by Mark Sashine on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 3:00:09 PM
and further, Mark, if you want to join Mr. Roberts... by michael payne on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 4:55:28 PM
Single payer may be beneficial for many citizens b... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 7:43:45 AM
"Single  payer all citizens and permanent res... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 7:50:55 AM
FalconI am not here designing this new law and ear... by Mark Sashine on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 8:29:04 AM
Of course I support your suggestion to eat less dr... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 10:55:23 AM
The ACA is not perfect by any means but is a start... by michael payne on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 4:32:05 PM
 I never called you anything- you called me a... by Mark Sashine on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 5:30:31 PM
Let's put it this way; in any positive, constructi... by michael payne on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 6:21:21 PM
We live in the US where healthcare is an industry.... by Mark Sashine on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 6:51:20 PM
Please don't call me a hypocrite and when you call... by michael payne on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 7:59:02 PM
I am one of the people who will be affected...&nbs... by Mark Sashine on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 8:02:01 AM
Perhaps you've noticed how our politicians like to... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:03:22 AM
You are very correct about the terminology but for... by Hosea McAdoo on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 6:28:15 PM
In this country you can HAVE health insurance and ... by Jill Herendeen on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 5:49:51 AM
In this country you can also get health care and n... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 7:41:55 AM
I agree with you, we did need a start. If we left ... by anna kakol on Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 6:32:08 PM
Perhaps ACA is bad. What we have now is also BAD.&... by Pal Palsimon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 4:12:37 PM
All true, however, the trend towards part time wor... by Herbert Calhoun on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 7:38:27 AM
Only step it appears to be to me is that its getti... by Michael Dewey on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 8:52:53 AM
No one hates being brainwashed and ordered around ... by Pal Palsimon on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 4:25:56 PM
My mine point was that there easily could have bee... by Michael Dewey on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 8:56:59 AM
Michael,the truth is that my comments are usually ... by Pal Palsimon on Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 at 6:25:39 AM
SUPERB ARTICLE BY PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS and perfect t... by Dr. Tom Baldwin on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 9:08:26 AM
I agree with Clancy although I do not consider him... by Mark Sashine on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 9:39:08 AM
Would you know how much Reagan had to do with the ... by Michael Dewey on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 11:40:20 AM
I have news for you; I don't drink the Kool-Ai... by michael payne on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 5:00:43 PM
Dr. Tom:You might want to take a look at an articl... by michael payne on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 5:08:33 PM
ACA is not a very good plan. It leaves the insuran... by Hosea McAdoo on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 5:48:12 PM
Check the Swiss system. They moved from something ... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 7:39:25 AM
Thanks. There are also several models that do bett... by Hosea McAdoo on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 8:55:36 AM
While I certainly share your desire to have good h... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 11:17:44 AM
REPLY TO MR. MICHAEL:  I  appreciate you... by Dr. Tom Baldwin on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 5:43:00 PM
All I recall asking was how much did Reagan have t... by Michael Dewey on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 6:27:24 PM
Hey am now married in Belgium.  It costs me a... by Michael Dewey on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 6:38:28 PM
What I have a problem with is the positive con... by michael payne on Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 7:05:24 PM
This  last statement of Michael Payne is amaz... by Mark Sashine on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 8:16:23 AM
This says it All.  Demopubs are all working f... by thepiffler on Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 9:03:45 AM
Right when you say that "Obama Care was written by... by Pal Palsimon on Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 at 6:10:16 AM