Securing the Safety Net

As the sheer audacity and real costs of ObamaCare become more apparent every day, we can't say we weren't warned. Back in 1961, Ronald Reagan explained the allure and dangers of "free" medical care: One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It is very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project. Most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can't afford it. Sadly, I have had first-hand knowledge of the impact of "free" medicine. My family is from England, and over the years I have watched grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends wait years for what we Americans consider routine health services. My dear aunt, whose cataracts were so severe that she could hardly see, finally got surgery eight years after being diagnosed. An uncle exhibiting classic heart attack symptoms was told by a local doctor to take an aspirin and go to bed. He died...(Read Full Article)

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