Healthcare Without Families
In this January's State of the Union address, President Obama spent a little time lauding the effects of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. "[I]n the past year alone," he stated, "about ten million uninsured Americans finally gained the security of health coverage." The president also discussed "middle-class economics"—as he put it, "the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share, everyone plays by the same set of rules." It's a system, he says, that means "helping folks afford child care, college, health care" and so on.
Of course, if the president—and...
is the managing editor of the Howard Center's quarterly journal, The Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy.This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #32, Spring 2015 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo32/an-unfair-shot