Depending on the Government

We're all becoming more and more aware of the danger of depending on any government -- and especially the current one -- but this dependence runs deeper than most of us think. There has been much discussion in recent years about the deep control of government if we let them run our health care.  Although I have yet to meet a person under 30 who fears it, I think all of us over that age know that our life expectancy is going to drop if our fellow man gets to decide exactly how long each of us should spend on costly drugs or life support.  I'm not really looking forward to the possibility of either, but like most of us, I'd like to make the choice myself when the time comes.  Personally, I am at peace with the fact that I might not be able to afford certain levels of care with my own dollars and personal insurance, but I still prefer my freedom over the government option. What hasn't been discussed widely is the other areas in which we are becoming dependent on the...(Read Full Article)