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.
We screamed and shouted from the roof tops that “we have our rights!” You can’t make us—mandate us to!—buy something. That is unconstitutional! All the while we empowered that same government to MANDATE that insurance companies carry people with pre-existing conditions. This is like pulling the pin, throwing a hand grenade straight up in the […]