Consumer Reports =/= Infowars.

No, they’re not. But they’re quoting an incorrect source.

Had you read the article, you might have been able to mine it for more information, such as, there are other factors that have decreased bankruptcies besides the ACA. An improving economy, for instance, and bankruptcy reform, which makes it harder and more costly to file bankruptcy in the first place, have also contributed to the lower numbers of filings.

So, basically, you’re pissed at me for not reading an article which was going to tell me stuff I already knew. :-)

But you chose not to read, because you can’t be bothered with facts from non-partisan sources that don’t support your dogma.

Laughs. Actually, if you go back to my first post, you’ll see that I agreed that medical bankruptcies had been positively affected by the ACA. So, it’s a bit difficult to credibly claim that I was being “dogmatic” when in fact I was initially agreeing with you. :-)

But THEN, you tried to sell me this snake oil that 97% of the current bankruptcies in the US were for medical reasons. It was YOU that made me look more closely at the data, and the data showed (first) that you were incorrect, and then (second) a bit of further research showed that the data is suspect, regardless of who quotes it.

So, yes, if Time or the LA Times are not going to check the data, and they quote bad data, then they too can be just as fucked up as Infowars is.

I like our exchanges, Ron. They make me more and more convinced that the only way forward for the US is a smaller federal government and more modest approach to social spending.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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