"The health-care system in the U.S. reminds us somewhat ominously of the bubble in housing...

|By:, SA News Editor

"The health-care system in the U.S. reminds us somewhat ominously of the bubble in housing finance," write 2 Citigroup economists, noting the government influence on both. Of health care spending rising 2.5X faster than incomes over the last 3 decades, a reader is reminded of Herb Stein's law: If something cannot go on forever, it will stop.