Marcus shows his disdain for free market system

2013-10-26T00:00:00Z Marcus shows his disdain for free market system nwitimes.com
October 26, 2013 12:00 am

Having prospered by a lifetime of feeding at the public trough, Morton Marcus shows his disdain for the free market system.

He does not believe that those who invest in insurance companies should reap any return for the risk they take. Since so many insurance firms are dropping out of the health insurance system, those that survive Obamacare will have the advantage of a government-sponsored oligopoly.

The ultimate goal of Obamacare is to promote European style socialized medicine by totally degrading the current system.

Instead, Marcus believes America should embrace Obamacare, but he is unable to inform us of the cost, which might run into the trillions on top of the $16 trillion we already owe. He is also unable to identify the losers in this government-run fiasco.

The winners will be those who get subsidized insurance and those thousands who get navigator jobs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and snooping jobs at the IRS.

If Obamacare is so good, why is the president exempt?

While visiting a small college, Marcus once referred to Purdue as a school that lacks any trace of intellect. Perhaps that is because he taught at IU’s Kelley School of Socialism.

- Jim Hoffman, Valparaiso

Copyright 2014 nwitimes.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Submit a Letter to Editor

We welcome letters from readers on any issue of public interest, and make every effort to publish as many as we can and in a timely manner. The Times will publish only one letter a month from a writer, and be sure to include your name, address and a telephone number for verification. Letters should be 150 words or less. They will be edited.

Letters may be submitted:
  • Via our submission form.
  • Via e-mail.
  • Via fax: (219) 933-3249 or (219) 465-7298
  • Via mail or by hand to our offices:
    • 601 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46321
    • 2080 N. Main St., Crown Point, IN 46307
    • 1111 Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso, IN 46383
    • 3410 Delta Dr., Portage, IN 46368
    • Please mark envelopes with "Attn: Letters"

Questions?

Email Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross or call (219) 548-4360 or (219) 933-3357

Poll

Loading…

Do you think the Lake County Solid Waste Management District should pay its new director less than its former director?

View Results