ObamaCare Should Take Lessons from Israel

Speaking in Jerusalem on December 8, 2013, Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) congratulated Israel on its economic growth and stated that, "given the state of affairs in the world, Israel is looking steady, strong, and I think moving in the right direction."  Not perhaps the most ecstatic form of compliment, but very striking coming from this international civil servant, head of the organization of the 34 most developed countries in the world, which Israel joined in 2010. Israel was being discussed in the context of the most advanced countries in the world, not being compared with countries in the Middle East.  On this occasion, Gurria was presenting the OECD Economic Survey of Israel 2013, an objective report with considerable praise for Israel's accomplishments, some criticisms of aspects of economic and social affairs, and recommendations for improvement in a number of sectors of Israeli life. ...(Read Full Article)