Greeks Demand Sacrifice

Greece, once the cradle of modern civilization, has stumbled lately with an economic fiasco brought about largely by a failing welfare (read: altruist/collectivist) state. It appears that they want the rest of the world to pay for their mistakes. As Voices for Reason has reported, the Greeks are attacking a pharmaceutical company for refusing to […]

ObamaCare Begins: Justice Department Attacks Idaho Doctors

It’s not just the beast of a bill that defines ObamaCare, it’s also a general approach to destroying the individual rights of medical practitioners and customers. Consider a recent case in Idaho, as reported by the Christian Science Monitor: As I’ve long suspected, “health care reform” has emboldened the Justice Department to take a more […]

Health Insurance Organization Sells Out Membership to Obama Administration

I can’t imagine a worse quote as this: Health Insurers Try to Scuttle Obama Plan: In an effort to scuttle a major part of President Obama’s plan to reform the nation’s health-care system, private health insurers are taking the unusual step of asking Congress to increase regulation of their industry. “We are not asking people […]

Obama Ignores International Lessons in Government-Controlled Healthcare

As one ponders Obama’s healthcare power grab, one should keep this kind of information in mind: Sweden’s Government Health Care: Government health care advocates used to sing the praises of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS). That’s until its poor delivery of health care services became known. A recent study by David Green and Laura Casper, […]

The End of Healthcare As We Know It (or, at all)

If the Left has its way, many or most of the recent advances in medicine will be destroyed. Hype? I’d like to think so, but I’m probably understating it. More likely, our healthcare system will be utterly destroyed, turned into something more akin to the DMV or–horrors of horrors–the Canadian or British healthcare systems. Read […]

Are Doctor’s Shrugging?

This is depressing: Nearly half the respondents in a survey of U.S. primary care physicians said that they would seriously consider getting out of the medical business within the next three years if they had an alternative. The reason? Of the 12,000 respondents, 49 percent said they’d consider leaving medicine. Many said they are overwhelmed […]

A Tale of Two Healthcare Systems

This is from a few months  back, but it needs attention given what Obama wants to do to American healthcare: I’d been sick with the same thing almost 10 years ago when I was in my 20s and still living in the United States, where I’m from. In both cases, my side and back hurt […]