Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Judge Kithil Highlights Most Atrocious Sections of Health Care Reform Bill

By Norman Adams

"I have reviewed selected sections of the bill, and find it unbelievable that our Congress, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, could come up with a bill loaded with so many wrong-headed elements." "Both Republicans and Democrats are equally responsible for the financial mess of both Social Security and Medicare programs." "I am opposed to HB 3200 for a number of reasons. To start with, it is estimated that a federal bureaucracy of more than 150,000 new employees will be required to administer HB3200. That is an unacceptable expansion of a government that is already too intrusive in our lives. If we are going to hire 150,000 new employees, let's put them to work protecting our borders, fighting the massive drug problem and putting more law enforcement/firefighters out there."

"Other problems I have with this bill include:"

** Page 50/section 152: The bill will provide insurance to all non-U.S. residents, even if they are here illegally.

** Page 58 and 59: The government will have real-time access to an individual's bank account and will have the authority to make electronic fund transfers from those accounts.

** Page 65/section 164: The plan will be subsidized (by the government) for all union members, union retirees and for community organizations (such as the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now - ACORN).

** Page 203/line 14-15: The tax imposed under this section will not be treated as a tax. (How could anybody in their right mind come up with that?)

** Page 241 and 253: Doctors will all be paid the same regardless of specialty, and the government will set all doctors' fees.

** Page 272. section 1145: Cancer hospital will ration care according to the patient's age.

** Page 317 and 321: The government will impose a prohibition on hospital expansion; however, communities may petition for an exception.

** Page 425, line 4-12: The government mandates advance-care planning consultations. Those on Social Security will be required to attend an "end-of-life planning" seminar every five years. (Death counseling.)

** Page 429, line 13-25: The government will specify which doctors can write an end-of-life order.

HAD ENOUGH???? Judge Kithil then goes on:

"Finally, it is specifically stated that this bill will not apply to members of Congress. Members of Congress are already exempt from the Social Security system, and have a well-funded private plan that covers their retirement needs. If they were on our Social Security plan, I believe they would find a very quick 'fix' to make the plan financially sound for their future."

Honorable David Kithil
Marble Falls , Texas

1 comment:

sailor said...

Health Care Plan Americans Can Live With!

1. Deregulated Health insurers so that all of them can sell in any state. End the monopolies and increase competition.

2. Turn Medicare and Medicaid over to private insurance companies to run for the poor and seniors. Private companies can fight fraud better than the government can. Medicare and Medicaid can become profitable.

3. Get rid of the FDA and eliminate law suit protection of drug companies. Open up drug purchasing from other countries. This will force drug companies to provide safe and affordable drugs.

4. Provide tax deductions for the poor that cannot afford insurance.

5. No coverage for legal or illegal immigrants unless they pay for there own.

6. Tort reform, make the loser pay the fees of the victor.

7. Stop the practice of requiring insurance coverage we don't need. The government mandates insurance coverage demanded by special interest groups that makes no sense for a lot of people.