ObamaCare will not be 'Universal' and will create 2nd class citizens 

07/31/2013 - 00:00

By Lambert Strether of Corrente -

And we go to Happyville, instead of to Pain City. –Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow

By design, ObamaCare doesn’t treat health care as a right, and does not give all citizens equal access to health insurance, let alone to health care. In three earlier posts, I gave examples of the whimsical and arbitrary distinctions that ObamaCare makes between citizens who should be treated equally; in this post, I’d like to give three more. Two are based on jurisdiction; one is based on class. I’ll start with jurisdiction.

First, let’s talk about how 11.5 million poor people got thrown under the bus because of where they live.