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Saturday, February 6, 2010

Going Broke

Barack Obama says “no one ought to go broke when they get sick in the richest nation on Earth.” He also says “no one should go broke because they chose to go to college.”

Question: Does “no one” include the government or society as a whole? I only ask because of the  trillion-dollar deficits that stretch way into the future.

  • 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.