The Heritage foundations view on health care some good and bad ideas. Great article!!

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    While the President and his congressional allies insist that they are not proposing a federal govern*ment "takeover" of health care, the facts are indis*putable. The leading bills would transfer regulatory control of health insurance to the federal govern*ment, and would crush state innovation and exper*imentation. The leading bills would impose federal mandates on individuals and employers to buy and offer federally approved packages of health care benefits. The leading bills would expand govern*ment-run health programs, or create a new govern*ment-run health plan to "compete" directly against private health insurance for the purpose of eroding it. The leading bills would impose new taxes on middle-class Americans and would, in their current form, add to the large and growing federal debt.

    There is something even more disturbing that is becoming evident: hubris. In the face of mount*ing public apprehension and opposition to these schemes, Members of Congress are intent on having their way with the health care of 300 million Amer*icans, regardless of their wishes in the matter:clap2::clap2:

    http://www.heritage.org/Research/HealthCare/bg2327.cfm
     
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    What?? No one wants to read and comment on this article or is everyone asleep?
     
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    What's with all the asterisks? :eusa_eh:
     
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    That's something I need to read when I'm more awake and coherent. Thanks for the link :)
     
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    Thanks, they have some very valid points and list what different states have done with health care and what has worked and what has not.
     
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    No offense Maple, but it's tough to read a Health Care Article that is detailed at 1 am if you're half asleep. Just sayin. :lol:
     
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    I promise to keep this thread subscribed and read the article :)
     
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    I understand, I hope you pull it up and read it tomorrow, though.
     
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    Of course, looks interesting.
     
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    I read it.

    It's crap.

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