Bankruptcy Obama War Romney Liberty Paul
July 21, 2012
by Diane V. McLoughlin
main website mcloughlinpost.com
Two candidates remain in competition for leadership of the Republican Party: former one-term governor Mitt Romney and 12-term Congressman and obstetrician, Dr. Ron Paul. The Republican National Convention takes place this August, in Tampa, Florida.
Proxies have unleashed a barrage of attack ads in what appears to be an almost frantic attempt to magnify the minor differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney. The expense of these ad campaigns are expected to run into the hundreds of millions of dollars - a wasteful sum in these troubled economic times.
Obama's healthcare insurance mandate forces the taxpayer to purchase private health insurance. But private industry must seek to maximize profit while minimizing expense. Government forcing people to purchase a privately produced product risks weakening further a system already accused of stingily doling out healthcare, with little accountability. To be sure, there is plenty of blame to go around when it comes to the woeful state of healthcare in the U.S.. Everybody demands a rich cut - insurance companies, healthcare providers and drug companies - while many sick people are neglected or forced to go bankrupt. The fact of the matter is that the majority of people who do go bankrupt due to exorbitant healthcare costs have insurance. How the government guaranteeing insurance companies the taxpayers' business is going to help improve healthcare while controlling costs is the billion (or is it trillion?) dollar question.
'Obamacare' was modeled directly from the Massachussett healthcare model, which was rolled out during Mitt Romney's one-term as governor there.