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It would be a more effective "proof" to show how some family who was "barely making it" before now can afford good insurance.

But isn't it always "about me"?

Robert Reich just came out with a book, The Common Good, which is about how the country has gone from the Greatest Generation to the Me Generation in the last four decades or so:

https://www.amazon.com/Common-Good-Robert-B-Reich/dp/0525520...

The idea of "the common good" was once widely understood and accepted in America. After all, the U.S. Constitution was designed for "We the people" seeking to "promote the general welfare"--not for "me the selfish jerk seeking as much wealth and power as possible."...

Starting in the late 1970s, Americans began talking less about the common good and more about self-aggrandizement. The shift is the hallmark of our era: from the "Greatest Generation" to the "Me Generation," from "we're all in it together" to "you're on your own."...


Interesting and difficult to argue with the trends discussed.

Pete
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