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The ACA: Losing Jobs vs. Choosing Not to Work
Yes, proof IS a powerful tool.
It's difficult to quantify the benefits of preventing a total meltdown of the global finance system (TARP, Fed/Treasury policies, stress tests etc). However, you can look at the Great Depression -- an instance where those mechanisms did not exist or failed to do what they should -- and count the number of jobs lost.