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Bioethics and why I hope to live beyond age 75 attaining wisdom! — A rebuttal to Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel’s 75 age limit

Abstract — American bioethicists have been providing persuasive arguments for rationing medical care via the theory of the necessary “rational allocation of nite health care resources.” Anticipating the need for the drastic rationing of medical care in the U.S. with the implementation of ObamaCare and assisted by various sectors of organized medicine in league with …

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Faria: Rationing irrationally in anticipation of ObamaCare

With President Obama and his Democratic partisans in the Senate at loggerheads with the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, an impasse has arisen of troubling proportions. The House, though, has the constitutional power of the purse, and the funding or defunding of the flawed ObamaCare law, unwanted by the vast majority American people, falls within …

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ObamaCare — Another step toward corporate socialized medicine in the U.S.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010), more commonly referred to as ObamaCare, has become one of the most controversial pieces of legislation passed by the Democrat-controlled, 111th U.S. Congress during President Obama’s administration. Despite significant political opposition and poll-after-poll evincing the American people’s strong dissatisfaction with a health care plan that was correctly …

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ObamaCare — Toward Free Market or Socialized Medicine?

In a recent letter to the editor published in my local newspaper, the Macon Telegraph (9/16/11), Jack Bernard, a self-described “Republican,” retired health care executive, was “disconcerted by the ideological free market rigidity” that he observed during a debate by the Republican presidential candidates concerning “the health care reform question.” Moreover, Mr. Bernard asserted, “If …

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Enhancing Access Via Medical Freedom — Call It MSA Empowerment by Miguel A. Faria, MD

Despite the assurances by managed care proponents that health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and other forms of managed care would solve the duel problem of spiraling health care costs and the rising number of the uninsured, that has not been the case. Public-private partnerships and managed care health initiatives which have been promoting the herding of …

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Code Blue: Health Care in Crisis by Edward R. Annis

This is a great book. It shows how American medicine is being socialized to the detriment of patients. On managed competition/care, the author observes, “Government cannot preserve high quality health care, prompt service, and freedom of choice without allowing health care providers the freedom to meet demand; Government cannot reduce the regulatory burden…government cannot apply …

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