…why we want to get rid of this system?
The last few months have seemed almost like they were meant to illustrate, with real-life events, the excellence of American medical care in its current incarnation.
It has become downright funny, just from the perspective of my own family members. Of course, the medical issues for them are not humorous – but the juxtaposition of their options and care, with the clear trend of the arguments on Obamacare, is increasingly so. As I have outlined here, here and here, what Obama and his advisors specifically intend to do is control access to medical care so that we – we millions of individuals – cannot command the amount of it that seems good to us, by being willing to pay for it. Their concern is not the price of procedures or of “health plan” insurance, but the amount of total “resources” that is going to the practice of medicine in the US. They want to deny people medical care so that they can spend what we produce on other things. Continue reading “Tell Me Again”