socialized medicine

Socialized Medicine in the Shadow of Wuhan

Roger L. Simon, The Epoch Times

Yes, government should, in fact must, have a role in healthcare, but when it has the dominant one, when an inherently complex system becomes increasingly bureaucratic, we are asking for inefficiency (cf. the Obamacare website), a plethora of mistakes with little redress and, most importantly, a built in lack of transparency, a potentially lethal self-protectiveness. In the case of China, this is particularly true, because as a precarious communist regime, they feel constrained to lie about what is occurring to protect their power. That is what is transpiring now before our eyes. It’s almost on the level of desperation and is having serious repercussions across the globe.

Socialized Medicine: Saving Money By Killing Grandma

The Economic Report of the President has several interesting sections on the effects of socialist policies and one of the most interesting is its examination of socialist healthcare plans, such as the Socialist Democrats’ “Medicare for All” (M4A) legislation, which would achieve its purported savings by cutting off life extending healthcare to older Americans.

Senator Lindsey Graham Makes A Great Point

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday, “We’ll have offers on the table when we find somebody that’s not crazy to deal with…” judging by what the Democrats’ leaders are saying it looks like it is going to be a long shutdown, if it can’t end until someone who is not crazy represents them at the negotiating table.

Democrats Keep Their Promises

Much as we dislike the substance of the Democrats’ promises, as Republican Rep. Tom Reed’s flirtation with voting for the Democratic rules package demonstrates, it is hard to argue with the appeal of politicians who actually do what they say they will do, even if what they promise is a disaster waiting to happen.

Rush: VA Scandal Proves Gov't Bureaucracy Can't Handle Healthcare

Tea Party News Network Staff

Rush explains that the VA mess proves that gov't should exit the healthcare business. "It's something that a bureaucracy just can’t handle. If you want to know where we’re headed as a country with healthcare, take a look at the VA... this is the course that’s been charted if we don’t change it."

Obamacare's Little-Noticed Victims

David Hogberg, American Spectator

Small groups are quietly losing coverage too.

Sorry, Libs. OCare Won't Lead to Single-Payer

Peter Suderman, Reason.com

There’s a weird overlap between conservative fears and liberal hopes when it comes to single payer: Both seem to think that Obamacare makes a universal government-run system more likely. But both are wrong.