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Healthcare Freedom or Healthcare Bureaucracy?

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by KenH, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

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    Healthcare Freedom or Healthcare Bureaucracy?

    by Congressman Ron Paul(R-TX)

    The U.S. Preventive Task Force caused quite a stir recently when they revised their recommendations on the frequency and age for women to get mammograms. Many have speculated on the timing for this government-funded report, with the Senate vote on health care looming, and cost estimates being watched closely. Just the hint that the government would risk women’s health to cut costs is causing outrage on both sides of the aisle.

    Even the administration is alarmed at its own panel’s recommendation. One official, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius told women to ignore the new guidelines, keep doing what they are doing and make the best decisions for themselves after consulting with their doctors.

    This sounds like an excellent idea to me. As a physician myself, I understand the importance of ensuring that patients are able to consult their doctors and make their own decisions without interference from government bureaucrats or government-favored corporations.

    - more at www.house.gov/apps/blog/tx14_paul/
     
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    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    Politically motivated and nothing more.
     
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