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Glenn Beck on Universal Health Care

Fox News' newest news guru, Glenn Beck, (while he was still a talk jock at CNN) is asking questions of the healthcare providers in Europe. Why? To give the American people an inkling of what they are in for here in the United States. Once the socialists get their foot in the door, and have universal healthcare legislation that provides healthcare to anyone, it becomes easy to begin amending that legislation until everyone is required to participate, and private healthcare simply no longer exists. That's pretty much what Canada did. The Canadian people learned that Healthcare Utopia was a myth in which doctors work a 35-hour week that does not include weekends. And, when doctors, who have no incentive to work, don't work. When medicine becomes a bureaucracy, results no longer exist because there is no monetary incentive to make medicine work. Who works 60 to 100 hours a week when they will only be paid for 35?

In the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (i.e., the $789.5 billion "stimulus" bill), there is a secret healthcare provision that most Congressmen and Senators did not learn about until the legislation was passed (simply because the leadership refused to provide them with copies of the legislation to read before voting).

The provision allows the rationing of healthcare by creating a national board of health advisors who, theoretically, are evaluating the cost vs. benefit of providing costly surgeries and/or tests and treatment of seniors and/or younger people with chronic, life-threatening conditions, and weighing whether it is profitable for "society" to pay for those treatments and/or surgeries.

In point of fact, if you are elderly, on social security and not employed outside the home and contributing your fair share into the tax kitty and contributing, in a meaningful way, to the community, any costly healthcare procedures will be denied to you. You are deemed to be a drain o the assets of the State. When you pass on, you will no longer be a drain on the resources of the State—both from no longer needing a Social Security check, and also no longer requiring medical attention. It's a win-win scenario for the State.




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