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Health-care financing

Here’s a quote from Daniel Weintraub’s column, Sunday, Feb. 10, about the recent failed California health care bill: “The Senate leader (Perata) … wondered openly if the state could afford the health care bill … he asked the Legislature’s nonpartisan analyst for a detailed report on the risks in the legislation, something he had not done for either the single-payer plan or the bill the Democrats had sent to the governor earlier in 2007.”

Do I need to say more? The government wastes thousands of hours and dollars talking about a plan and never asked what it could potentially cost. It feels good to want universal health care, but we must have the financial facts first.



Steve Comontofski

Rough and Ready


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