Letting the Government Control our Healthcare is a Huge Mistake

Think about this for a moment. We are debating how the government should control our healthcare choices by taking away our choices and our money. In essence, we are debating how the government should control our lives. It’s maddening that we are sitting back and letting it happen.

We are a political version of zombies.

I realize that we voted for people who said they would repeal Obamacare, but they are unwilling to do it. Five unelected Supreme Court Justices ruled that healthcare is the province of the State. It’s maddening.”O well, I guess we’re going to have to let them do this to us.” This is a tyranny of the first order. It’s creeping fascism.

Who believes that our elected officials are competent to tell the market how healthcare should be run and financed? These are the same elected officials who get us into wars that they can’t win and spend money they don’t have.

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We’ve already let it happen with education. The government is educating our children and turning them into wards of the state intellectually and morally, and yet there are people — conservatives included– who continue to support government-run education financed by stolen money. If it’s OK to turn our children over to the government to be educated, then why not our whole lives?

We need a massive nation-wide uprising. I’m not advocating violence but a loud voice and movement that says, “Stop controlling our lives and stealing our money!”

Let us make our own healthcare choices. Once this is done, we can’t go back and say, “I can’t afford it. Plese, save me.” There are free-market ways to take care of the indigent. It might mean medical savings accounts to prepare for a medical emergency that would require driving a car a year or two longer or backing off on extravagant vacations or not eating out as much.

We might have to take better physical care of ourselves. Even with all the information we have on smoking and the higher taxes, people still smoke. I watch unhealthy-looking people stand in line and pay $45 or more for a carton of cigarettes. I see fat people waddle around who can barely step up on a curb.

We don’t need the government when it comes to automobile insurance, life insurance, or homeowner’s insurance. I can go online and shop for a policy and price for all three of them…


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Gary DeMar

Gary DeMar was raised in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University (1973) and Reformed Theological Seminary (1979). He has served as researcher and writer at the Christian Worldview ministry American Vision since 1980 and President since 1984. Today he serves as Senior Fellow at American Vision where he lectures, researches, and writes on various worldview issues. Gary is the author of 30 books on a variety of topics – from "America’s Christian History" and "God and Government" to "Thinking Straight in a Crooked World" to "Last Days Madness." Gary has been interviewed by Time magazine, CNN, MSNBC, FOX, the BBC, and Sean Hannity. He has done numerous radio and television interviews, including the “Bible Answer Man,” hosted by Hank Hanegraaff and “Today’s Issues” with Tim Wildmon and Marvin Sanders. Newspaper interviews with Gary have appeared in the Washington Times, Toledo (Ohio) Blade, the Sacramento Bee, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Marietta Daily Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, The Orlando Sentinel, and the Chicago Tribune.

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