A lot of info to cram into a video

Sister Rose Patrice, a Dominican nun who was principal at my elementary school, once told me while she was preparing me for a speech, “Michael, even if you don’t have much to say, say it with vigor.” This guy has a lot to say, and he says it with vigor — maybe a little too much vigor. But, as we used to say in the newspaper business, he can back up more than half of what he reports. This video has been making the rounds on Facebook. It deals with why medical costs are so high and challenges some of the usual talking points on the issue. I recommend giving it eight minutes or so of your time. Here’s the link:

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  1. Hey Mike — I saw that video last night and thought it was a great summary. When I was at Ga State I took a class titled something like “Economics and Public Policy,” where we covered various policy topics from the economics angle. A lot of the same facts were presented, but there was much more. The prof. wrote out a list of (if memory serves) seven ways health care economics is different from anyone’s normal understanding of economics. I wish I wrote that list down, because I certainly don’t have it memorized.

    P.S. I’m glad to see you using WordPress. If you want to embed the video in the post, here’s a resource to help you out.

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