Friday Links Posted on January 5, 2024January 6, 2024 by John C. Goodman Why the federal debt grows: Spending, not taxes, explains it all. Newsom extends free healthcare to 700,000 Illegal Immigrants, despite record budget deficit. What part of the health care system does not have any organized lobby in Washington? Patients. What is the rate of return on exercise in terms of life extension? 5.8% The US has higher health care prices that other countries, but it also delivers more care than any other country. Rising syphilis rates linked to lack of prenatal care.