The past 24 hours have been a veritable gold rush for SRWTs. This one is particularly awesome because we have the reliably nutty Thomas Sowell, immediately after hearing the news that the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, quoting his own book.
Serious question: what kind of person -- at an important moment in history -- quotes himself using quotation marks?
Anyway, the reason the insurance mandate was championed by the likes of the Heritage Foundation, Bob Dole, Bob Bennett, and signed into law by one Willard Mitt Romney, is that requires people to pay for health insurance. People who pay for stuff are in fact, producers.
So unless Powell is talking about the parasitic nature of the insurance companies, he's full of crap, as usual.