Thursday, April 26, 2012

Universal Health Care = Policing Your Diet

AFP reports, "Hungary to punish diabetics if they don't stick to diet":
Hungarian diabetics who fail to stick to their diet will be deprived of more modern treatments from July, under a government decree published Monday aimed at cutting health spending.
This is the logical outcome of government-run health care: "Because we have to pay for your health care, we have to control what you can eat or drink".

(For more on this, see my OpEd in the 1/7/2009 Christian Science Monitor, "Universal healthcare and the waistline police".)