I was pondering this morning where the innovative argument of the Obama administration regarding its health reform and work might have come from. You’ll remember that last week Washington was all atwitter over the comments coming from the White House to the effect that Obamacare was eliminating “job lock,” the problem that some people encounter when they want to leave their jobs and become cowboy poets, but are stuck because they need the health insurance. The desire to free people from the necessity of earning a living is not new, however. In fact, it goes back at least to the 1920s: