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Improving Health Care

Kruelhunter Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 2:26 PM
A nit, did you mean 'here' when you typed 'her'? And you are right, no one has yet survived life, which is to say that no one lives forever and so your quibble is correct. Your illustration is inane but your point is good even if demeaned by your self righteous attitude. Were MediCare to be eliminated, as if, and health care consumer to return to paying for their own it would go a long way toward ensuring our governments, and nations, economic continuance. On the other hand there are and will always be those who genuinely need other help. That's what private charities are for, not government.

Any day now, the U.S. Supreme will rule on whether the Obamacare insurance mandate is constitutional. Seems like a no-brainer to me. How can forcing me to engage in commerce be constitutional?

But there's a deeper question: Why should government be involved in medicine at all?

Right before President Obama took office, the media got hysterical about health care. You heard the claims: America spends more than any country -- $6,000 per person -- yet we get less. Americans die younger than people in Japan and Western Europe. Millions of Americans lack health insurance and worry about paying for...