Carol Platt Liebau
Understandably, elderly people are concerned because they even those with compromised immune systems have been told they're not eligible to receive the H1N1 shot, which is in short supply.

This is what's known as "rationing" -- and it's what we're all going to see lots more of if health care "reform" goes through Congress.  When there are promises that health care coverage will be both cheaper and offered to more people, there will be shortages of everything, compared to what we have now.  And so the laws of supply and demand dictate that rationing will occur.  Presumably, a federal bureaucracy will have to decide who's entitled to what, and when.

If you're elderly, the linked piece should send a chill through you.  Not just because it's unsettling to be denied a vaccine that may save your life -- but because if ObamaCare goes through, this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Carol Platt Liebau

Carol Platt Liebau is an attorney, political commentator and guest radio talk show host based near New York. Learn more about her new book, "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Hurts Young Women (and America, Too!)" here.

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