California’s single-payer health care boondoggle is back and worse than ever

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Karl Marx could have been forecasting the future of California when he said that history repeats itself – first as tragedy, then as farce.

The tragedy is a state budget of $225.9 billion this year, with a budget deficit equivalent to nearly one-third of that figure – $73 billion, according to the latest estimate from the state Legislative Analyst’s Office.

The farce is California state Assemblyman Ash Kalra, a Democrat, re-introducing legislation to ban private health insurance and force all Californians into a single, publicly run health plan – at a cost estimated at $391 billion a year the last time he brought it forward, in 2021.

Click to read the full article in Fox News Opinion.

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