Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Headlines 7/28/09

4Conyers Sees No Point in Members Reading 1,000-Page Health Care Bill--Unless They Have 2 Lawyers to Interpret It for Them
That tells us a whole lot about our modern political system.

4Obamacare: It's Even Worse Than You Think
The Democrats want to spend $1.5 trillion over a decade, impose an $800 billion tax increase in the midst of the worst recession in a generation, increase federal borrowing by $239 billion..., impose costly mandates on employers that will discourage hiring as unemployment nears 10 percent, force individuals to buy one-size-fits-all government defined insurance, and insert the government in countless new ways between doctors and patients. All of that would occur whether or not the plan includes a "public option."
And that's before we get to the hidden costs.

4'Death sentence' of 1,300 cancer patients denied life-saving drugs because of NHS postcode lottery
But I'm sure that's not "rationing."

"The elderly will go from being the group with the most access to free medical care to the one with the least access."

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