There must be such a thing as socialized medicine, but no-one is exactly sure what it ‘is’. We know all the things that it isn’t. Include in that long list that it is not single-payer and/or ‘Medicare for all’.
All the panicked tirades of assorted bunches of #NeverTrump that feared he could maneuver into a dictatorship are now driving in reverse, they bellow that some dictatorships are good. Trump should ignore the judicial ruling just this one time, cos, you know, that’s what a benevolent dictator should do.
You can reconfigure the system any way you want, but you have to eliminate cartels, cartel ownership of governance, opaque pricing, government blank checks and incentives for profiteering from chronic illness. If you don’t eliminate all these, you’ve fixed nothing.
A mandate consists of two parts: a requirement and a penalty for not meeting the requirement.
No matter how many times you take this back to the Supreme Court, they have the ability to rule on the penalty, not the requirement. You can’t force the court to rule only on the mandate.
Why not? Because it can’t be a mandate without a penalty.
The British Medical Journal reported last week that Dutch legislators are considering the extension of their law of euthanasia to old people who are not fatally ill but merely tired of life and who therefore wish to shuffle off this mortal coil before their time. If the Devil should not have all the best tunes, why should the dying have all the best deaths? What have they done to deserve it? Let us be reasonable….
Once something is a right, someone has to pay for it.
Is healthcare a human right? Let’s talk about it amongst ourselves…
Explaining how and why ObamaCare gets broken down in three stages…
An explainer: Why it’s so hard to detangle ObamaCare
obamacare pt 3. built to fail
ObamaCare what comes next and why
ObamaCare. Cash rules everything around me.