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Should wealth determine health?

In How It Affects You on 08/2010 at 8:03 PM

Believe it or not, thanks to the recession, Americans cut back on medical care far more than in countries with universal health care. (Time) More > …

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Health care paradise

In Politics Watch on 05/2010 at 3:47 PM

As the United States progresses with its move to universal health care, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is evolving its own health care system with one “household doctor” for every 130 households. North Korean doctors choose not to emigrate and have even conquered the West’s problem of obesity!  Will Obamacare help or hurt obesity?  (WSJ) More > …

Obamacare, eh? (A Canadian perspective)

In ObamaCare, Politics Watch on 03/2010 at 4:33 PM

A Columnist at The Star finds four major misconceptions with Obamacare:

  1. Obama reforms do not provide universal health insurance coverage.
  2. Obama’s goal is to not only provide more health care but to do so at lower costs.
  3. American phobia about big government. Essentially, this is a big government exercise.
  4. Obama’s idea is that increased competition among insurers will drive down costs.

Let’s just say the United States did not have to follow the Canadian model, but perhaps the Australian one.  (The Star) More > …

HELLLLO, European levels of taxation

In ObamaCare on 03/2010 at 6:04 PM

Columnist Charles Krauthammer says that Obama’s next inevitable trick is, ta-dah, the Value Added Tax. (Washington Post) More > …

Obamacare myths linger

In How It Affects You on 03/2010 at 6:15 PM

Is Obamacare affecting you, your business or your family?  You be the judge on the myths and realities, from both sides of the issue, on Obamacare:

  • President obama has put the nation on a slippery slope toward socialism.
  • Health care overhaul is going to lower your health insurance premiums.
  • You will be forced to pay for other people’s abortions.
  • The Democratic bill will lead to government health care rationing.
  • The American people have already rejected Obamacare.
  • The legislation will save Medicare from bankruptcy.

(CBS News) More > …

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