Friday, October 2, 2009

Hsieh OpEd in Denver Post: "The Real Stakes"

The October 1, 2009 Denver Post has published my health care OpEd, "The Real Stakes".

Here's the opening:
During President Obama's recent speech to Congress, he stated that health care was "a moral issue; at stake are not just the details of policy, but fundamental principles of social justice and the character of our country."

President Obama is right, but not in the way that he means. Thousands of Americans recently assembled at Tea Parties across the country precisely to oppose the fundamental principles behind the President's plan. These protests were not just about health care, but about the proper scope of the government -- and ultimately, the future of America...
(Read the full text of "The Real Stakes".)