Introduction Among the things that irk me these days are these yuppie urban planning folk. It's not to say they don't have fair and reasoned points at times, but the more radical of them espouse the economic and environmental benefits of 'abolishing' the suburb and the automobile. I find such a position incorrect and worth … Continue reading Automobiles Are Superior To Public Transit and It’s Not Even Close
When I last wrote about Medicare For All, I had some critical things to say about its feasibility and affordability. I wrote that in order to finance the system the government would need to greatly raise taxes on middle income, such as through regressive payroll taxes. Here I will demonstrate what I consider to be … Continue reading The Least Unforgiving M4A Fiscal Scenario
I'm going to get straight to the point. How much would it cost for the state of California to fund a "Medicare-for-All" single-payer healthcare system? Well, the short answer is that in 2019 it would've cost approximately $240 billion, or about 7.5% of gross state product. But Please don't close out just yet! You should … Continue reading How Much Would It Cost for California To Adopt a Single-Payer Health Care System?