Constitutional Principles Are Required to Save American Medicine
July 13, 2015
The ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in King v. Burwell was only incidentally about Obamacarealthough it does threaten medical care. It was about whether the U.S. Constitution and the ingenious separation of powers it envisioned make a difference anymore. The court decided that the clear meaning of words in the law are ambiguous and may be disregarded, but the words of IRS regulations are immutable and sacred. . . . [ full article ]
Make American Medicine American Again
June 2, 2015
The relatively free system of the 1950s, as well as today's government-dominated system, are often attacked by the claim that all other nations provide government care funded by single-payer medical systems.
Giving Away Your Health Care "Equally"
March 23, 2015
Increasing government control of medical care is a reflection of increasing government control of everything. In the name of equality, politicians eagerly create inequality in the interest of their own spoils system.
In a free market, the interaction of unrestricted individuals results in unequal outcomes, but many do not care for this. We regularly hear that the central problem of our times is inequality. The government no longer wants to merely tax your income or ensure accessibility to health care services; they want to limit and control all of it, equally. Their ultimate goal is not the revenue needed to pay for programs but more power for themselves. . . . [ full article ]
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