Economic Straight Talking

In the most recent addition to his weekly column Texas Straight Talk, Congressman Ron Paul snaps Obamacare enthusiasts back to economic reality.

Dr. Paul makes it known that the extensive price tag accompanying the healthcare reform bill will only hasten the disastrous ruin of the nation’s economy. True reform would come in the form of policymakers embracing a free market approach in not just healthcare, but in all economic affairs. As always, Dr. Paul delivers the straight talk:

With passage of last week’s bill, the American people are now the unhappy recipients of Washington’s disastrous prescription for healthcare “reform.” Congressional leaders relied on highly dubious budget predictions, faulty market assumptions, and outright fantasy to convince a slim majority that this major expansion of government somehow will reduce federal spending. This legislation is just the next step towards universal, single payer healthcare, which many see as a human right. Of course, this “right” must be produced by the labor of other people, meaning theft and coercion by government is necessary to produce and distribute it.

Read the rest here.

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