Saturday, July 25, 2009

Hsieh OpEd: The Federal Health Care Muggers

On July 24, 2009, the PajamasMedia website published my latest health care OpEd entitled, "The Federal Health Care Muggers". Here's an excerpt:
The Federal Health Care Muggers

The Democrats' agenda of "universal health care" is in deep trouble, as more Americans (including many "Blue Dog" congressional Democrats) are growing increasingly uneasy about the costs.

...But in addition to this economic flaw, there's also a more fundamental danger to the congressional plan. This plan would violate individual rights on a massive scale by imposing new mandates on individuals, businesses, and insurers, forcing Americans to cede control over their health care to the government.
(Read the whole thing.)