The Secretary Determines

Ronald Reagan once said, "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help."  Many found humor in this quip, which had more than a kernel of truth to it.  There is nothing funny, however, about the three words that will replace those nine.  "The Secretary determines."  These words appear 139 times in Obamacare and should strike fear into the hearts of all Americans, on both the left and the right.  Obamacare, once implemented, will introduce something completely new.  Until now, the government has only taken your wealth or labor without you having committed a crime.  Now it will take lives.  Those who cheer Obamacare's passage need to understand that health insurance is not health care.  Costs will increase and rationing will occur.  Doctors will leave the profession or may set up practice in a more hospitable country.  Emergency rooms will be just as crowded because the...(Read Full Post)