Dr Jane Orient: It is not possible to save entitlements or medical care if the economic and social fabric of the country is destroyed by identity politics, class warfare, mob rule, and the shredding of constitutional protections for life, liberty, and property.
Congress and the IRS Have Stranded Patients in SwampCare
Dr. Jane Orient: The Swamp in Washington, D.C., and its crony capitalist retainers do not want to lose their grip on the trillions of dollars that slosh through the “healthcare” sector—approaching one-fifth of the U.S. economy.
Dr. Jane Orient: Nowhere does the U.S. Constitution give the federal government the authority to regulate the practice of medicine. And it is a very good thing that federal intervention and standards didn’t begin in 1789.
Mandates: the Other Side of the ‘Right to Healthcare’
Dr. Jane Orient: The total program being pushed by “right-to-healthcare” cheerleaders is full of mandates. A mandate means you have NO right to opt out, except possibly through some limited exemptions. Americans need to look behind the “rights” rhetoric, see the chains, and follow the money.