Why It's So Difficult to Buy Contacts in the U.S. - The Atlantic


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Joshua Roberts / Reuters On a beautiful summer day a few months ago, I walked down to the part of the Connecticut River that separates Vermont from New…
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Joshua Roberts / Reuters On a beautiful summer day a few months ago, I walked down to the part of the Connecticut River that separates Vermont from New…
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RT : The amount of rent-seeking in the American health care system is too damn high:
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Why It’s So Difficult to Buy Contacts in the U.S. -
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On a beautiful summer day a few months ago, I walked down to the part of the Connecticut River that separates Vermont from New Hampshire, and rented a kayak. I pushed myself off the dock—and the next thing I remember is being underwater. Somehow, the kayak had capsized as it entered the river. The Great American Eye-Exam Scam
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RT : The amount of rent-seeking in the American health care system is too damn high:
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Joshua Roberts / Reuters On a beautiful summer day a few months ago, I walked down to the part of the Connecticut River that separates Vermont from New…
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Joshua Roberts / Reuters On a beautiful summer day a few months ago, I walked down to the part of the Connecticut River that separates Vermont from New…
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RT : So true. There is so much rent seeking in the US economy. Rooting it out should be a priority.
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RT : So true. There is so much rent seeking in the US economy. Rooting it out should be a priority.
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7 days ago by dunstan
Why is it so difficult to get a new pair of glasses or contacts in this country? It’s easier pretty much everywhere else.
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RT : So true. There is so much rent seeking in the US economy. Rooting it out should be a priority.
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On a beautiful summer day a few months ago, I walked down to the part of the Connecticut River that separates Vermont from New Hampshire, and rented a kayak. I pushed myself off the dock—and the next thing I remember is being underwater. Somehow, the kayak had capsized as it entered the river.
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8 days ago by rwhe
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So true. There is so much rent seeking in the US economy. Rooting it out should be a priority.https://t.co/1c6W5IDKu6

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8 days ago by chetan
Even in times of extreme polarization and a deeply broken Congress, this is one piece of sensible legislation that should be able to command bipartisan support. Republicans who believe in the free market should look on this red tape as an unnecessary intrusion on free enterprise. Democrats who care about the well-being of the socioeconomically disadvantaged—and are worried about the health disparities between different ethnic groups—should be outraged by the unreasonable burden the situation places on underprivileged Americans.

Put Americans in charge of their own vision care, and abolish mandatory eye exams.
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8 days ago by sandykoe
more regulatory capture
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8 days ago by cwinters