In Support of Health Care Reform

We must have health care reform in this country and we must have it in a timely manner. Those who wish the government run health care to fail are very shortsighted. Here is why:

1. Many are not covered. This is simply wrong. How can we not cover everyone? Health care is a right — not a privilege of the chosen few. Cover us all and cover us now or pay the piper.

2. Health care costs are spiraling out of control. The government must control these costs and control them now. Only the government has the power to effect the changes needed to control these costs. Not consumers, doctors, insurance companies, or other weak-kneed participants. Only government knows how to control costs and implement the changes needed.

3. Much money is wasted on end of life care that, quite simply, is not good for anyone. The government can best decide who should live and who should die. Let’s be honest here — they can be impartial. We can not. So, they must make these decisions. Pain pills are often the better choice when deciding what to do with someone at end of life.

4. There are too many specialists. Government run health care can fix that problem by mandating which doctors are needed and where they are needed. Only then will the balance come to health care in this nation. I say let them decide. They couldn’t do much worse than whoever is deciding now.

5. Medicine costs too much. The $4 charge at WalMart for many medicines is simply outrageous. With government controls we can and must get those costs to a more affordable level for all working families.

6. Many people use doctors as their paid friends and have many procedures that are not needed. With government in charge we can finally put an end to this nonsense.

7. We must fund abortions so that those who can not afford them can get them. Otherwise, we will only have more back-alley botched abortions.

8. We must offer relief to the many who suffer mental illness. Many plans do not cover this area of care — but the government plan will and should.

9. People wait too long for care in this country. With the government running health care we can be assured of getting the care when we need it, not hours or days later.

10. People don’t know that much about medicine. Thus, they are poor consumers of it. With government in charge, you will no longer be allowed to make stupid decisions. This should be great news for the millions who waste time and money now on silly health care they never needed in the first place.

If government can land a man on the moon then surely it can do a better job with health care than the private sector. When was the last time the private sector sent anyone to the moon??

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Posted by at 01:27 | Posted in Measure 37 | 5 Comments |Email This Post Email This Post |Print This Post Print This Post
  • Ralph Pollock

    Your TV Ad about Reforma is very disturbing because it proves the Democratic claim that Republicans are stupid and the Health Care Reform views are dated and UNTRUE. You’d think Republicans could put together a TRUE bunch of views that could be used…

  • dartagnan

    Congratulations, you sure kicked the crap out of a bunch of strawmen there.

  • We are MARXing to Pretoria

    Mr. Dawson insists health care is a RIGHT? Well, it might be ‘nice’ for an individual’s constitution, but as an ENTITLEMENT?
    Nyet yet, but swoon, provided National Socialism marches over US in a New World Orderly fashion.

  • Maximillion

    This Dawson guy must be some kind of fool.
    What does health care have to do with the moon?
    I say tort reform and quit serving illegals in emergency rooms.
    That would solve our health care costs overnight.

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