"Free" healthcare and plasma TVs

Funny thing about things that are “free”:

Now let’s say that a federal law required Circuit City to give away plasma screen TVs free of charge to anyone who showed up in the store requesting one, regardless of their ability or inclination to pay for it and regardless of their plasma TV insurance status. Some of these folks would try to pay for their TV anyway, because they are honorable people, but many more would just ignore the bills and stock up on TVs at the expense of the company.

I suggest that if we were to create a plasma screen TV utilization chart, it would look strikingly similar to the CDC ED Utilization Chart.


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