Terree P. Summer

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Not Just the VA

Another example of government failure in healthcare

AUGUST 26, 2014 by TERREE P. SUMMER

Last spring's VA scandal revealed what anyone who's used a lesser-known system, the Indian Health Service, has known for years: The State can't provide healthcare.

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Selling Envy

How governments promote the worst in us to redistribute wealth

APRIL 02, 2014 by TERREE P. SUMMER

When politicians worry about inequality, they're trying to leverage one of our lesser impulses into power. The only equality it produces is equal poverty for non-elites.

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Obamacare Rationing: It’s Already Here

FEBRUARY 24, 2014 by TERREE P. SUMMER

People are already finding out that, thanks to Obamacare, they can't get the medical care they want. It's only going to get worse.

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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