Bill Maher's Gutfeld Appearance Highlighted a Point That's Viewed As Treasonous by the...
The Trump Hush Money Trial Imploded Yesterday
KC Star's Idea of 'Poetic Justice' for Harrison Butker Is What You'd Expect...
US Senate Chaplain's Prayer About Iran's President Was Deplorable
Joe Biden's Executive Privilege Plot Is a Nixonian Throwback
White House Issues Nine Corrections to Biden’s NAACP Speech
New Tool Keeps Families Up-to-Date on the Left's War on Parents
‘Biden Ain’t Black!’ Why Minorities Are Dumping Democrats and Embracing Trump
Here's What's 'Especially Remarkable' About Trump's April Fundraising Numbers
What Will Change in Iran After Raisi's Death? One Ex-CIA Official Weighs in.
Is It Any Surprise Oakland Took This Step in Response to Copper Thieves?
Fossil Fuels Are the Answer to Asia’s Hot Summers
One Country Just Voted to Decriminalize the Possession of Child Pornography
'Like a Bomb:' CNN Analyst Again Shocked by Michael Cohen's Latest Courtroom Meltdown
The B(D)S Movement
Tipsheet

Why National Health Care Should Scare You

A friend reminded me the other day of why the scheme to nationalize health care is so frightening. I mean, we should all oppose it on principle -- but there are also self-preservation reasons, as well.
Advertisement


First, it is clear that countries which have socialized health care require long waiting periods for treatment -- no matter how much you are willing to pay.

This isn't an original idea, but but this scenario should make people think ...

Let's say you have cancer, and it will cost you tens of thousands of dollars for treatment. ... And you don't have insurance. This is certainly a very, very bad predicament, but it is not an impossible situation. To be sure, you might have to beg -- borrow -- or steal -- in order to be treated, but a resourceful person can find a way to come up with money. It won't be easy -- but coming up with the money is, at least, theoretically possible.

But if the government tells you that it's too expensive to treat you -- or that you're too old to be treated -- or that you're too sick to be treated -- or that you brought it upon yourself -- then where do you go?

... In a perfect world, everyone would be healthy. In a less than perfect world, everyone would at least own their own personal health care insurance account.

But it will be a truly dystopian world when government can deny or postpone health care.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member

Recommended

Trending on Townhall Videos

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement