Health Care Is Not A Right

Health Care Is Not A Right

In today’s proposals for sweeping changes in the field of medicine, the term “socialized medicine” is never used. Instead we hear demands for “universal,” “mandatory,” “single-payer,” and/or...
A Not-So Great Society: The Legacy of Lyndon Johnson

A Not-So Great Society: The Legacy of Lyndon Johnson

The “untouchable” entitlement programs at the heart of the current debt crisis are the outgrowths of the redistributive programs introduced by or greatly expanded during the  presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Fifty years separate us, now, from 1968 and the two momentous...
Medicare: Socialism’s Sacred Cow

Medicare: Socialism’s Sacred Cow

“Ben [Carson] wants to knock out Medicare,” said Donald Trump. “I heard that over the weekend. He wants to abolish Medicare. Abolishing Medicare, I don’t think you’ll get away with that one. It’s actually a program that’s worked. It’s a program that some people love,...

The Grand Illusion of Medicare

National Journal online reports: “According to the Congressional Budget Office, which released its new Budget and Economic Outlook report [last week], a 10-year repeal of the growth-rate formula that froze doctors’ rates [for Medicare reimbursement] at...

Americans Hooked on Medicare Crack

“We are facing a time when we have a group of people led by President Obama, who believes that America’s greatness lies in its government, not its people. They want to hook you. They don’t want to free you.” (former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum,...

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