I never thought I’d see the day when I’d be paying fines for not purchasing something the federal government thinks is a good deal. I’ve also never known the federal government to be great at spotting good deals. The ever-climbing federal deficit proves that.

But there’s hope. An article published by The Hill recently described lawmakers working hard to kill of what remains of the worst tragedy to hit the healthcare industry ever: the “Affordable” Care Act.

They can’t work quickly enough.

Legislation passed last December essentially acted as a weed killer on the awful and unconstitutional ACA. Now lawmakers are hustling to stomp out the remaining embers of a fire that should never have been started.