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On the Road to Death Panels

silvereagle Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 7:50 AM
piece of paper. They gave me a copy of everything which I took to a medical billing office and had them calculate the cost. It came out to over $6.5 million. Think about it. Ultimately, I didn't have to pay that amount. In fact I paid only for his meals. Because you see, I was in the Army at the time and he was treated in US Army Class III hospitals. Specifically, William Beaumont Army Medical Center at Fort Bliss, TX and at Walter Reed AMC. Now, under Obamacare how many babies, children of all ages, young people, middle age and the elder are going to get care if their condition is considered "not cost effective"? I'm voting for Romney.

With the first presidential debate and the only vice-presidential debate behind us, it seems pretty clear that so-called "social issues" are not going to get much attention in this year's presidential politics.

It's unfortunate, I think. We deceive ourselves to permit the assumption that values and behavior are not the real drivers behind our economic problems.

The fiscal crisis of our entitlement programs is the direct result of these values and behavior.

The fiscal soundness of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is rooted in the assumption that those...