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How Much Will Health-Care Reform Cost? More Than the Reformers Announced

From the Iraq War to the space station, government programs almost always end up costing much more than they were supposed to. They also usually end up doing more than they were supposed to. Health-care reform won’t be any different. Watch this new Reason TV video narrated by editor-in-chief Nick Gillespie and see for yourself:

I have to say, this whole mess makes me incredibly sad. Especially considering that it’s not as if the billions of dollars that we and the future generations will have to pay for this reform will fix the problems the current health-care system does have.

Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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