It's Not the 'Doctor Shortage,' Stupid

Michael Applebaum, MD
Newsmax.com, on 07 January 2013, published an article entitled, "Doctor Shortage Becoming Crisis Under Obamacare." The sick care industry is a repair and rescue industry. This so-called crisis is a manufactured one in the same way that there would be a "mechanic shortage" if the overwhelming preponderance of cars were so poorly built by intent that they required an obscene amount of repair. The fundamental problems with the sick care system, for the most part, remain the quality of the protoplasm entering it, i.e., people are unfit by choice who therefore develop diseases of choice, and the combined efforts of the government and Progressive Medicine to nannify sick care, i.e., save people from themselves without allowing them the golden opportunity to truly experience the results of their behavior. The responsible among us are forced to underwrite this last endeavor. This is an example of the moral hazard attendant to "health insurance" and its encouragement. Real insurance, not...(Read Full Post)

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