Carl Schramm is one of the world’s leading thinkers on entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth. The Economist has referred to him as the “evangelist of entrepreneurship.” Government control of health care has long been the central goal of the progressive project. The idea can be traced back to the efforts of the American Association of Labor Legislation. In the progressive worldview, nationalizing health care has always been about expanding the power of central government. Obamacare, too, has grander objectives. It seeks to redistribute wealth by shifting program costs to younger, healthier individuals. In the name of efficiency, it restricts medical innovation and sets in place the means to restrict care for the elderly.
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