With All The Talk About “Transparency”, Medical Prices Are Still A Secret

Suppose you went into a grocery store, and found no prices on anything. You ask a clerk how much five pounds of potatoes would be, and he asks you whether you are 65 or older. You’re taken aback, but you tell him you are 64, and he asks whether your income is less than . . . → Read More: With All The Talk About “Transparency”, Medical Prices Are Still A Secret

Legalized Plunder: Cigarette Tax Edition

From Reuters:

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Adding a $1 per pack tax to cigarettes could raise more than $9 billion a year for states, health advocates said on Wednesday, and a poll released with the study shows Americans would support such a tax.

The poll, conducted by International Communications Research, found 60 percent of voters . . . → Read More: Legalized Plunder: Cigarette Tax Edition