The most unsettling part of healthcare reform to me is the amount of opposition present and the fact that it is still being pushed and passed. The President and Democratic Congress are like a child who is angerily pounding a square peg into a round hole just so they can show someone the work they've done. "The reformers' speed belies their words as well. If health care reform is so critically important, as they keep insisting, why not take the time to get it right? Hard as it is to believe, at one point Obama was urging the House and Senate to pass legislation by three weeks after they began debating it."Read more:
One big selling point of healthcare reform is that it will save money over time. I have a hard time believing that the goverment could correctly define "savings" at this point. I have yet to meet someone who believes that making private firms accept everyone as insured and then using goverment money which is generated through taxation to pay the difference of what they can afford and the newly generated cost will save money.
This has all the signs of Socialism written on it and in an economy that is down more taxation and imposed regulation will only slow the process of employment recovery and growth.