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The 'Oprahfication' of America

peaceman Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 4:16 AM
Joanne...Good Grief woman, let's please not be soo inanely stupid!! When people are given insurance they will (not all) then get treated much sooner which LOWERS healthcare costs; because they come sooner before their issues become chronic and then VERY expensive. The "healthcare mess is just a ruse to completely control Americans" is the DUMBEST statement I've seen in awhile. The 'mess' is driven by the AMA and Big Pharma through the good ole motivation of pure GREED, and they control the game of healthcare big time by paying off Congress; Obama pushed for healthcare at the risk of his own political career. Please get the FACTS first, BEFORE you post

When asked at the close of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 what the Founders had wrought, Benjamin Franklin famously said, "A Republic, if you can keep it."

That question might also be put to the five Supreme Court justices who voted last week to uphold the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, which mandates health insurance for most Americans, based on twisted logic that it is a tax and thus within the power of the Congress to impose on an already overtaxed people.

Even better than the question of what the court has allowed government to do is what its ruling...