Republican health care policy expert Paul Ryan in top form.
It’s so funny seeing the two radical left-wing Democrat-shills on MSNBC being schooled by a policy expert. They constantly interrupt him to spout Democrat talking points, and he has to calmly take them down with facts. And then while he’s doing that, they try to shout him down! Here you may see the inherent fascism of the left on full display – from ad hominem to ad baculum in one smooth motion.
Meanwhile, Ann Coulter explains the main reason I oppose health care.
The government also “helped” us by mandating that insurance companies cover all sorts of medical services, both ordinary — which you ought to pay for yourself — and exotic, such as shrinks, in vitro fertilization and child-development assessments — which no normal person would voluntarily pay to insure against.
This would be like requiring all car insurance to cover the cost of gasoline, oil and tire changes — as well as professional car detailing, iPod docks, leather seats and those neon chaser lights I have all along the underbody of my chopped, lowrider ’57 Chevy.
But politicians are more interested in pleasing lobbyists for acupuncturists, midwives and marriage counselors than they are in pleasing recent college graduates who only want to insure against the possibility that they’ll be hit by a truck. So politicians at both the state and federal level keep passing boatloads of insurance mandates requiring that all insurance plans cover a raft of non-emergency conditions that are expensive to treat — but whose practitioners have high-priced lobbyists.
As a result, a young, healthy person has a choice of buying artificially expensive health insurance that, by law, covers a smorgasbord of medical services of no interest to him … or going uninsured. People who aren’t planning on giving birth to a slew of children with restless leg syndrome in the near future forgo insurance — and then politicians tell us we have a national emergency because some people don’t have health insurance.
This is why I’m in love with Ann Coulter: she speaks about my concerns. Single-payer health care is about the most productive citizens paying for the medical care of their neighbors. Democrats are really just trying to get control of health care so that they can deny care to groups they don’t like, while paying for services who people they do like. For example, taking money from working Christian families to pay Planned Parenthood to perform abortions.