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THE solution to #Obamacare, and Healthcare costs in general

Even as we speed towards the complete destruction that is Obamacare (aka ‘the Affordable Health Care for America Act‘), we are lied to repeatedly by various folks saying that this is the best (and really, only) solution to the rapidly rising costs of healthcare.

health-costs 1Which, of course, is ridiculous.

The REAL solution to the spiraling costs of healthcare is, by contrast, pretty darn simple:

–Pay cash for the health-related services which you can afford, and only use insurance to cover the items which you cannot readily afford–

I know that this flies in the face of our current experience, since we are now accustomed to presenting our insurance card for everyday doctor visits, checkups and even pharmaceuticals. But the primary reason that this “insurance” is so expensive is that it covers these uses at all

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