Jim Macdonald at Making Light responds to the President’s plan to make insurance premiums tax deductible:

Making yachts 100% tax-deductible won’t give everyone a yacht.

Press blogs and HSAs

Two quick items:

  • I didn’t know that a bunch of presses are running blogs: See the blogs of Oxford University Press, Chicago, MIT, and Yale. Pretty cool.
  • I found all these having stumbled on this entry about HSAs by Florida State sociology professor Jill Quadagno. Briefly, Quadagno argues that HSAs do not create a functioning market for health care services, and warns of a consumer backlash against the plan.

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