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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

CBO Sees Some Premiums Rising, Some Falling under Senate Health Bill


“People who purchase health care individually could face premium hikes of up to 13 percent under the Senate health care overhaul, but the vast majority of Americans would not be hit by rate increases, according to a new report that drove the first day of contentious debate on the Democrats’ legislation.” (Washington Times, Tuesday)

Government predictions and $4 will get you a latte at Starbucks.

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  • Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.