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Oh, Canada.

We all know that Canada’s socialized medical system is slowly killng the nation, both the republic and its citizens, but Marginal Revolution points to one man’s unique solution to his problem. Proving once again that markets cannot be controlled totally. And, I agree with Tabarrock, because the doctor isn’t getting any money, this is completely ethical. Viva pareto improvements!

  1. Courtney Gidts says:

    I’ve managed to save up roughly $82667 in my bank account, but I’m not sure if I should buy a house or not. Do you think the market is stable or do you think that home prices will decrease by a lot?

  2. leon says:

    Check your facts.

    This year’s joint report by US and Canada statistical agencies shows that average healtcare service delivered and healthcare perceived quality is the same. One BIG difference though is that the dispersion of health status is much wider in the state. The common hypothesis is that a significant minority get no prevention or get treatment to late, being uninsured, leading to worse diseases.

    Do you remember what percentage of the middle class vs the poor in the US are not insured?

  3. Timothy says:

    Main Entry: republic
    Pronunciation: ri-‘p&-blik
    Function: noun

    Etymology: French r?ublique, from Middle French republique, from Latin respublica, from res thing, wealth + publica, feminine of publicus public — more at REAL, PUBLIC

    1 a (1) : a government having a chief of state who is not a monarch and who in modern times is usually a president (2) : a political unit (as a nation) having such a form of government b (1) : a government in which supreme power resides in a body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by elected officers and representatives responsible to them and governing according to law (2) : a political unit (as a nation) having such a form of government c : a usually specified republican government of a political unit
    2 : a body of persons freely engaged in a specified activity
    3 : a constituent political and territorial unit of the former nations of Czechoslovakia, the U.S.S.R., or Yugoslavia

    Canada, being a part of the Commonwealth but having an independent parlimentary system qualifies.

  4. Danimal says:

    Heh heh. Say “out” again. Oot! Oot!

  5. andrew says:

    We’re not a republic, bozo.

    Americans. Try looking out a window instead of a mirror.

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