How Obamacare Might Affect Young Americans

One looming issue that President Obama did not address in last week’s press conference about the latest technical and bureaucratic snafus with the Affordable Care Act has to do with the act’s heavy reliance on America’s younger generation. Without young, mostly healthy people pouring money into the new insurance pool, the Affordable Care Act would not be, well, affordable.

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Debt Denial: Stealing from Our Kids

Our handling of the national debt is like a grand, inter-generational Ponzi scheme that’s destined to drown our children and grandchildren in red ink. Our leaders like to call their strategy borrowing, but it is really tantamount to stealing — from our children, worse yet. Why? Because we have no plans to pay the debt. None. We continue to borrow just to make interest payments that are estimated to be $5 trillion over the next decade while doing nothing to pay down a staggering debt of $17 trillion.

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Smart Patient Credits (SPC)

December 2, 2013 – The Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, focuses on the access to health insurance which does not necessarily mean affordable medical care for average Americans. The fundamental issue with our health care system is the cost that makes it unaffordable for average Americans. That is why I propose an incentive system that I call “Smart Patient Credits (SPC),” which will not require any legislation, just a smarter application of free-market principles. It would work something like a credit-card rewards program — except that the rewards would accrue from spending less rather than more.

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