"Free-market" health care is as perverse an incentive as free-market police and fire protection would be, leaving everyone vulnerable, at the mercy of the marketplace.
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It is popular these days to blame our economic troubles on the greed of corporate CEO's. Yet we have to face up to the reality that we are ourselves major culprits in this financial fiasco.
In bad times like these, the government has to spend money to build things that we desperately need: roads, bridges, schools, courthouses, sanitation systems and a new energy infrastructure.
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