U.S. government may force doctors to accept Obamacare and Medicare patients, eventually at gunpoint

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NaturalNews) The primary tool of socialism is force, and while that force  usually begins with good intentions codified into law, it inevitably ends up  with the kind of force used by Mao Zedong to murder millions of his own  citizens. “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun,” he famously  stated, and Obama-supporting democrats are following in his footsteps.
Word  from the street is that Kathleen Murphy, a democrat running for the House,  wants to make it a legal requirement that doctors accept Medicare and  Obamacare patients.
Many doctors, of course, have already announced  that will not accept such patients because they would go bankrupt if they did.  The government’s payout on medical services rendered to patients in these groups  is a total joke, you see: doctors sometimes receive only 30% of what they  actually billed. And they can’t negotiate, either. The government simply tells  you what you “get” to receive in terms of payment, regardless of how much you  actually billed as a doctor.
So forcing doctors to accept Medicare /  Obamacare patients is the same as forcing them to work for free. Most  doctors won’t work for free, as they have their own families to financially  support, so they’ll simply quit the industry altogether. That, in turn, will  cause a radical worsening of the existing doctor shortage across the USA,  resulting in yet more people going without health care.

Force doctors to practice medicine at gunpoint

The reaction by democrats  to all this, of course, will be to make it illegal for doctors to quit. And that  will sooner or later be enforced at gunpoint, because force is the only tool  that socialists really understand since they operate in total ignorance of the  mechanisms of the free market and informed consumer choice. With Obama and the  democrats, it’s always “Mandate! Mandate! Mandate!” even if it means assigning a  government paramilitary worker to hold a pistol to the head of every doctor  across America to make them see patients against their will.
And  why not? Obamacare already forces hundreds of millions of American citizens to buy health insurance  against their will. Now Kathleen Murphy wants to force doctors to accept all  these patients against their will. Where does it ever end?
I’ll tell you  where it ends: Violent revolution. Every socialist entitlement dream — whether  it’s in China, Venezuela, Argentina or even Fascist-style systems like Nazi  Germany — always end in violent collapse and mass  slaughter.
Because, you see, a centrally-planned economy simply never  works. And once the government has to resort  to threats, penalties and force to make everyone comply, you end up with nothing  more than an oppressive police state where everybody is angry, everybody lives  in fear, and the costs of goods and service skyrocket because the free market is  crippled.
Sooner or later the people revolt and overthrow the tyranny for  the simple reason that liberty is part of the DNA of all humans. We are  beings with free will and consciousness, and that means we don’t want to be  enslaved and forced to act against our will — especially not by a criminal,  incompetent government run like a mafia.

A health care voucher system would slash costs almost immediately

The  way to really bring down health care costs in America while still fulfilling  part of the Big Government dream of entitlements to the masses would be for  Obama to announce a voucher system where every person gets (for example)  $500 / month in a free health care voucher that they  can spend as they like.
This would put consumers in the position of  actually shopping around for affordable doctors, affordable medications and even  preventive services such as holistic health care fitness memberships or dietary  supplements that prevent chronic disease.
A voucher system is the  opposite of the current monopoly system, and that’s exactly why democrats hate  voucher systems: They give people the freedom to choose. Government hates  choice, and the Obama government in particular hates the entire private sector.  Deep inside, all Obama supporters believe in a soviet-style centrally-planned  economy, and they live in a matrix of wild delusions in which they believe  government actually delivers services more efficiently and cheaply than the  private sector.
Just look at Healthcare.gov if you want to refute that  delusion. In truth, no institution is more inefficient, wasteful and crooked in  delivering services than the government itself. That’s why the real solution to  health care in America is to allow consumers to shop for their own treatments,  cures, insurance policies and doctor visits using free market principles of 1)  informed consumers, 2) freedom to choose, 3) incentives for consumers to find  the best price.

I proposed a solution to national health care in 2009

I’m actually the  creator of a voucher system proposal that could have turned Obamacare into an  amazing success instead of a disastrous failure. I proposed this system in 2009  and you can read it here:
That petition was  endorsed by the Life Extension Foundation, the Organic Consumers Association,  the American Association for Health Freedom and Citizens for Health, among other  groups.
Had America chosen that kind of system instead of the disastrous  Obamacare, we wouldn’t be hearing democrats today saying incredibly stupid  things like, “We have to MAKE doctors accept Obamacare  patients!”
Here’s the full text of my Health Revolution Petition from  2009. It remains a viable system today:
We, the People of these United  States of America, hereby call for revolutionary changes in our health care  system that encourage health and prosperity instead of disease and corporate  profit.
Specifically, we call for:
1. Federal government  encouragement and reward for the People taking personal responsibility for their  own health
– A full federal income tax deduction, with no minimum, for  the purchase of any product, service, or device that is intended for use in the  improvement of health.  This includes, but is not limited to, dietary and herbal  supplements, gym memberships, health coaching services, exercise equipment,  Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies or any other  health-enhancing products and services.
– The immediate creation of an  investigatory panel, comprised of leaders from both conventional and  naturopathic backgrounds, that would investigate the “Citizens In Charge” debit  card health care system described at www.HealthRevolutionPetition.org/CitizensInC…
*  The “Citizens In Charge” health care system is a “socialized-free-market” system  of health care that eliminates all health insurance and puts health care  decisions back into the hands of the People, allowing them to spend their  government-provided health care funds on any health-related products or services  they choose (conventional, alternative, licensed or unlicensed).
* The  investigatory panel shall report on the economic viability (and potential  savings) of the program, as well as the likely improvements in health care  outcomes. This report shall be made publicly available on the internet for all  citizens to read and discuss.
2. Restore Health Freedom to All Americans  and Legalize Healing
– Allow all practitioners of the healing arts,  licensed or otherwise, the freedom to practice healing arts with the consent of  patients. End all government persecution of alternative and complementary care  practitioners and clinics.
– End FDA oppression of free speech about  health products and therapies.
– Protect access to dietary supplements,  colloidal silver, medicinal herbs and anti-cancer products.
– End FTC and  FDA assaults on the Free Speech rights of natural health companies who  accurately describe the health benefits of their products.
– Affirm the  rights of American moms and dads to choose to avoid mandatory vaccinations of  their children.
– End federal assaults (DEA) on the possession or sale  of medicinal plants that have been medically recognized and legalized by States  such as California.
– Legalize Healing: End state monopoly medical  licensing laws that grant conventional medical authorities absolute power to  decide who can or cannot practice medicine.
3. End FDA Tyranny,  Censorship and Corruption
– End the FDA’s definition of a “drug”  and strip it of authority to censor truthful health claims about dietary  supplements.
– End revolving door employment between the FDA and Big  Pharma; fire current FDA employees and advisors with past financial ties to Big  Pharma.
– Require full disclosures of financial conflicts of interest of  FDA managers, scientists and decision panel members.
– End the FDA’s Big  Pharma-initiated attack on compounding pharmacies and bioidentical hormone  therapy.
– Investigate the FDA’s collusion with pharmaceutical companies  in hiding clinical trial data from the American public.
4. Protect the  Food Supply
– Ban GMOs in the U.S. food supply.
– Ban harmful food  additives: MSG, aspartame and sodium nitrite.
– Require honest labeling  of irradiated foods.
– Require country-of-origin labeling for all foods  sold in the U.S.
– Ban the importation of foods using pesticides outlawed  in the U.S.
– Save California’s almond growers and end the fumigation of  raw almonds.
– Require honest investigation into mad cow disease and the  questionable practices of factory animal farms.
– Only permit  “harmonization” of our healthcare and food laws with other nations if all the  freedoms and rights mentioned in this petition are respected and guaranteed both  domestically and in the harmonizing nation.
5. Restore Honest Science to  Medicine
– Require the open, timely publication of all medical  studies.
– Require open disclosure of all ties between study authors,  researchers and for-profit entities.
– Require clinical trial results to  report ABSOLUTE numbers, not just relative numbers.
– Require long-term  testing of drugs (at least 12 months) before approval in order to determine  real-world side effects.
– Require safety testing of multiple drug  combinations that are commonly prescribed to real patients.
– End disease  mongering and the psychiatric medication of infants and toddlers. Outlaw the  drugging of young children with mind-altering chemicals such as ADHD  drugs.
6. End Era of Big Pharma Domination Over Health Care
– End  all drug-company-funded “benefits” to doctors, including vacation-style CME  events, speaking fees, consulting fees and author fees.
– Investigate and  prosecute drug company executives for intentionally hiding negative drug trial  data and misleading the public about the safety of their products.
– Get  Big Pharma out of medical schools.
– Guarantee the right of consumers to  sue drug companies and medical device manufacturers for damages caused by unsafe  products.
– Restore power to the FTC to regulate commercial drug  advertising practices.
– Modify the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to double  product liability and personal injury awards involving any pharmaceuticals that  are advertised in a Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) manner.
– Enact legislation  that would impose substantial criminal penalties for executives of drug  companies that advertise drugs for which serious adverse events were known by  the company at the time the drug was submitted to the FDA for approval.
–  Regulate direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising of prescription medications by  removing its jurisdiction from the FDA and shifting it to the FTC, which is  normally the agency that exercises jurisdiction over commercial advertising.  Additionally:
* Require such ads to prominently and conspicuously  display, for a period of no less than five seconds, a toll-free phone number  that drug consumers may use to report drug side effects.
* Disallow the  practice of using celebrity spokespersons for the promotion of any drug.
* Disallow ads that exaggerate claims of drug benefits or that do not  accurately reflect the scientific findings of clinical trials.
*  Require all statistical claims of drug benefits to be stated in absolute  numbers, not relative numbers.
* Require drug side effects reports  gathered through the toll-free phone number to be reported on a timely basis to  the FDA.
* Require the FTC to disallow pharmaceutical “lifestyle  advertising” that suggests taking a drug will dramatically transform the  lifestyle of the patient. Lifestyle advertising sends a dangerous message that  the “before” person (depressed, miserable, unhealthy-looking) will be magically  changed into the “after” person (healthy, vibrant, happy, energetic and sexy) by  taking the drug.
7. Protect Children From Products That Compromise Their  Health
– Restrict commercial advertising of junk foods, sodas and  caffeine energy drinks to programming hours not commonly viewed by  children.
– Eliminate junk food and soda vending machines from all  schools and public buildings.
– Get processed foods out of the school  lunch program and encourage the use of fresh, unprocessed foods.
– End  mandatory vaccination requirements (as per section 2, above), restoring this  decision to parents.
8. Ban Man-Made, Non-Natural Cancer-Causing  Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
– Ban man-made,  non-natural chemicals in cosmetics that have not been proven safe.
–  Require government-funded testing of commonly used man-made, non-natural  chemicals to determine their safety.
– Require honest labeling of  cosmetics and personal care products with appropriate cancer warnings.
–  Recognize that the skin absorbs chemicals, and chemicals used on the skin can  enter the bloodstream.
9. Invest in Disease Prevention
– Encourage  and permit tax deductions for routine testing of vitamin D as part of routine  patient exams.
– Encourage vitamin D supplementation and sensible  sunlight exposure to correct deficiencies.
– Teach the population about  nutrition, vitamin D, medicinal foods and disease prevention by using Public  Service Announcements.
10. Protect the Environment from Drug and Chemical  Companies
– Require the EPA to investigate the environmental impact of  pharmaceuticals in the water supply.
– End the chemical fluoridation of  public water supplies.
– Require hospitals, pharmacies and nursing homes  to dispose of expired pharmaceuticals in an environmentally-conscious away that  avoids more drugs being flushed down the drain and passing intact through waste  water treatment facilities and then into our bodies when we consume tap water.
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