Cost Analysis of Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Plan

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Gurimbom
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Cost Analysis of Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Plan

Post by Gurimbom » Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:47 pm

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In this blog-post, I criticize Matt Bruenig, who disingenuously claims that even libertarian think-tanks must acknowledge that Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer "Medicare 4 All" proposal will save trillions of dollars in national health expenditures. He bases this on a Working Paper from the Mercatus Institute. However, he barely touches the surface of the paper's contents and therefore misinterprets it as a result.

If anyone is interested in healthcare economics, especially the arguments in support of single-payer healthcare "solutions", feel free to give my article a read.

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Re: Cost Analysis of Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Plan

Post by Jon Irenicus » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:35 am

Nice work. It is - but should not be - astonishing the degree to which Bruenig intended to mislead through that paper. Classic Alinskyite.
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Re: Cost Analysis of Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Plan

Post by Gurimbom » Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:29 pm

He seems to know his rules of deception well indeed. Alternatively, he might simply have skimmed the paper very quickly to pump out a quick article for his reader-base. Even in that case, his constant accusations of libertarians being misleading on healthcare data is very ironic.

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