Smoking Out the Truth of Obamacare

The truth about Obamacare's death panels and the twisted liberal logic behind them was brilliantly exposed by AT's Daren Jonescu, who described the progressive's goal of "a legal monopoly" on health care which can then "deny treatment to some on the grounds that 'we' cannot afford [it]." The high price of health care for the elderly immediately comes to mind, and continuing in the logic Jonescu presented, we can speculate when -- and which -- other expensive health issues will be addressed by the panels. Apparently, we won't have to wait long. Immediately after reading Jonescu's piece, I ran across a little AP squib buried in my Friday morning newspaper titled: "Health care overhaul has tobacco penalties." The article's opening sentence: Millions of smokers could be priced out of health insurance because of tobacco penalties in President Barack Obama's health care law, according to experts who are just now teasing out the potential impact of a little-noted provision in the massive...(Read Full Post)