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The health reform revulsion
Gridley Herald

As the Scalia Court prepares its next assault on Democratic policymakers, I wanted to share a column in Time last week by Fareed Zakaria reminding us of why it was important to enact health care reform in the first place: The U.S. has the most expensive, least efficient health care system in the developed world. If you don’t mind spending 17 percent of GDP on health care while our competitors spend 5 to 10 percent of GDP on better health care for them, then you will applaud the Supreme Court’s move to turn back the clock.