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Jim Fedako

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Jim Fedako, a business analyst and homeschooling father of seven, lives in the wilds of suburban Columbus. Send him mail.

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Nowadays, Health Insurance Isn’t Really Insurance

Big GovernmentFree MarketsPrices

07/30/2015Mises Daily Articles
Life insurance works well because insurance companies can weigh the risk of life-altering events against total payments made by the customer. But modern health "insurance" doesn't work that way and is really just a wealth-transfer scheme that now ignores risk and true costs...

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Health Care and the Candy Store Called Socialism

HealthTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryOther Schools of Thought

05/23/2014Audio/Video
In socialist countries of old, it was easy to find cookies and candies in state-owned stores while fresh meat and bread was rare, writes Jim Fedako. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Joe Kohlhaas.

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Health Care and the Candy Store Called Socialism

HealthInterventionism

05/08/2014Mises Daily Articles
In socialist countries of old, it was easy to find cookies and candies in state-owned stores while fresh meat and bread was rare.

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The Logical Progression of "Public Accomodation"

Legal SystemInterventionism

04/21/2014Mises Daily Articles
One implication of a positive right to service from a business is the derivative positive right to quality service.

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If I Must Sell, You Must Buy

Free Markets

03/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
If I were a business owner, must I sell to you? If yes, you must balance that requirement with your obligation to buy from me.

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