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PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE, n. The preferable alternative to placing one’s health in the hands of “nameless, faceless government bureaucrats” encharged with safeguarding the public well-being, and instead placing it in the hands of nameless, faceless corporate bureaucrats encharged with delivering the minimum amount of health care for the maximum amount of dollars.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

American Heretic's Dictionary revised and expanded by Chaz Bufe, front cover

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