- Cancer doctors do not tell patients about drugs which could prolong lives
- Patients forced to live in agony after NHS refuses to pay for painkilling injections
- A million failed asylum seekers (illegal immigrants) will get free NHS care in human rights U-turn
- Ruling "denies treatment to 100,000 Alzheimer's patients"
- Transsexuals win right to sex swap on NHS
- Patients risk going blind as NHS refuses treatment
- NHS targets 'may have lead to 1,200 deaths' in Mid-Staffordshire
- Patients with suspected cancer forced to wait so NHS targets can be hit
- Hospital chairman quits over dangerous targets
- Patients forced to wait hours in ambulances parked outside A&E departments
- NICE could deny drugs to stomach patients
- NHS staff face the sack if they discuss religion with patients
- 11 serious errors a day in NHS surgery
- War hero refused treatment by NHS
- Cancer patient Linda O'Boyle dies after NHS ends free care over "top up"
- Drug addicts get priority access to swine flu vaccine
- Row as terminally ill woman given bed in hospital bathroom
- NHS staff "no longer asked if they would be treated in own hospital"
- Beat the NHS queue with a medical trip to Malaysia
These headlines are the tip of the iceberg. There are hundreds more just like them with very real people and very real lives behind each.
Make no mistake: If we don’t sink this Obamacare Titanic before it sets sail, we become the headline.
We needn't speculate. History is our crystal ball.
Also, some quotes regarding the nature of all legislative "reforms":
"The reformers say you can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs. But it's always someone else's eggs that get broken -- not the reformers'. And somehow the omelet never materializes." -- Harry Browne, LP Presidential Candidate in 1996 and 2000
Every attempt to add amendments that would require Congress and/or Federal employees to use the same system as is implemented by these bills has been defeated.
Dupont's Laws of Legislation:
Three: The titles of bills are often have little to nothing to do with their content.
Four: Sometimes the best law is no law at all. Not all ills are susceptible to correction by legislation.
- When the bill's title contains "emergency," it is often in the writer's imagination.
- When the bill's title contains "reform," it is often to protect a vested interest.
- When the bill's title contains "service," it is often self-serving.
- When the bill's title contains "relief," it is often an additional burden on the taxpayer.
- When the bill's title contains "special," it is usually something that shouldn't (and otherwise wouldn't) pass.
Have I made it clear, yet, that I consider the proposals currently being considered in Congress would make very, very, very bad laws?