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The refusal of 70% of California doctors to participate in Obamacare appears to be spontaneous, without leadership from any professional or political organization.

The people speak: The refusal of 70% of California doctors to participate in Obamacare appears to be spontaneous, without leadership from any professional or political organization.

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3 comments

  • Cotour

    In the utopian model structured under Obamacare the government tells you how much you will be paid and you are to be happy with it. Individuals naturally act in their own self interest, people don’t need to be told or organized in order for them to act in regards to that interest. Its interesting to see this happening in California, maybe they are all not as crazy as they seem.

  • mpthompson

    Contour, don’t fool yourself. I live in California and the people here are as crazy as they seem.

    Over the long term, the doctors will be forced to participate in Obamacare. If not voluntarily, then involuntarily. It is inevitable given the path this nation is on.

  • Edward

    Cotour, you have described the free market system. Of course doctors don’t want to participate in a fiasco that will screw them. Who would?

    Oh, wait. Bush destroyed the free market in order to save the free market. I am still waiting for it to be saved. mpthompson may be right, that with the free market being dead, the doctors may not be free to avoid getting screwed. In California or anywhere in the US. After all, who would have thought just six years ago that government could legally coerce us to buy something whether we wanted it or not?

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