A reader writes:
I own two businesses. My health care costs for my employees have more than doubled in the last five years, while the benefits provided for those services have decreased.
Mickey's post is insane. When I purchase new computer equipment, it is better and more advanced than that which was previously available. Not true of health care.
If the free market is better than government, let the government offer a public option and see how the private companies compete. I think you will find their rates dropping almost magically.