Why are necessities, such as food, clothing and shelter mostly affordable, but not health insuarnce?

Why are necessities, such as food, clothing and shelter mostly affordable, but not health insuarnce? Can’t figure it out. Here in Tempe if a man were to work 80 hours a week and earn minimum wage with no benefits (remember, we have nine-percent unemployment now, higher than Belgium, Australia and Norway, mind you), he could bring in about $2,000 per month before taxes. He can get a studio for under $500 or a rented room for a little less; one month’s worth of groceries, if purchased at the 99 Cent Store or Food City, could run him $250 per month, and a week of clothing purchased at Goodwill might run… Read More

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