How does a community group that’s been funded to help Californians sign up for the new health “insurance” exchange trace back to a state law sponsored in 1990 by a senator who later served time for felony convictions?
In today’s post, we find out. This tale is a classic drama of governmentism and its inevitable consequences. None of it can be attributed to a grand plan – or not, at least, to a plan that was executed with intent by actors conscious of all its details. Rather, it illustrates the maxim (OK, it ought to be a maxim) that “Government happens.” Start government in motion, and everything else follows as night follows day.
The drama begins in the 1930s, when states across the nation were chartering Blue Cross/Blue Shield organizations Continue reading “Government happens: Pimping health insurance in California”