What the head of the health care insurance companies in the US are paid annually:
This, ladies and gentlemen, is unfettered, unregulated, laissez faire, free market Capitalism.
It is also a significant reason why we have the most expensive health care in the world, yet are more likely to die younger here than in 36 other nations.
Sick. The system is sick.
And if we tolerate this and stand for it, we aren't very bright.
Link: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp0910064; http://www.photius.com/rankings/healthranks.html; http://www.photius.com/rankings/world_health_systems.html