June 11, 2011
When Will We Ever Learn?
In the words of Pete Seeger, "When will we ever learn?" Washington sells us snake oil. Oblivious fools that we are, we just keep right on buying. A recent newspaper Letter to the Editor (6/8/11) accurately quotes the American Journal of Public Health (2009) that 45,000 Americans die each year for lack of health insurance. The author then blames the health industry. True, then wrong. The author also ignores the 10-plus million Americans who choose, yes choose, not to sign off for free government health insurance. When they become sick, Federal mandates require that providers deliver "free" health care. People in Canada -- who have insurance -- are dying every day waiting for "approved care service," yet some Americans urge that we adopt their system. True and foolish. Washington says 45 million Americans are uninsured and cries that health care costs are unsupportable. Then they "reform" healthcare by passing the PPAHCA...(Read Full Article)