Why is socialized medicine a bad thing for America? Why is it a bad idea to put government in charge of people's healthcare?
Ronald Reagan warned Americans about socialized medicine in the 1960s. He warned that it was one of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism. It's very easy, he warned, to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project. However, turning over control of one's healthcare to a government entity delivers a severe blow to individual freedom.
In this four-part series, we'll explore the history of healthcare in America and why big government is never the answer.
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Healthcare Part III: Economic Impact
The United Nations rates 36 countries as having superior healthcare systems to the United States, including Syria, Cypress, Costa Rica, Chile, Columbia, Iceland and Greece. Why? Because free stuff is always better than quality, accessible medical care, right? Take a look at the facts, though, and the crushing taxation required to support nationalized healthcare delivers a severe blow to a country's economy. What good are free services if they collapse your economy and country?
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