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Tragic Irony Overload: Former NHS Director Dies After Surgery Canceled Four Times!

Back when ObamaCare was being debated, and what I mean by debated is that the Democrats had closed door meetings without Republicans, I covered the goings on at the British National health Service (NHS).  It’s single payer, and single provider.  And, that tends to kill a lot of people.  Here are some examples… Babies: There’s a Death Panel for That! ObamaCare Damage, a Glimpse of out Future: NHS Commits De facto Euthanasia with 130,000 a Year Socialized Medicine Kills: Brit Doctor Condemned to Death by NHS Does Single Payer Kill? Why Yes, Yes it Does Does Single Payer Kill? The […]

Obamacare is Politicized Medicine?

When I was in college I had a fierce argument with my college professor over whether the United States should move towards any sort of “political economy.” My professor was arguing that America should move towards a political economy, which according to him was a ‘free market’ economy that would serve the goals of politicians. In his opinion, the purpose and function of an economy is to help society to deal with political and governmental issues- that the market’s purpose was to serve the government and that such an economy could be described as a ‘political economy.’ In this economy, […]

Babies: There’s a Death Panel for That!

Sorry for the flippant title, but it’s so horrifying that I had to make a absurdity of it.  Sadly, the truth is far more disturbing.  It seems that that the NHS, the British National Health System, has set up a protocol, or death panel, to deal with the “less than desirable” babies born in the UK.  GateWay Pundit has more… The Daily Mail reported: Sick children are being discharged from NHS hospitals to die at home or in hospices on controversial ‘death pathways’. Until now, end of life regime the Liverpool Care Pathway was thought to have involved only elderly and terminally-ill adults. […]

ObamaCare Damage, a Glimpse of out Future: NHS Commits De facto Euthanasia with 130,000 a Year

Now that ObamaCare has been deemed “constitutional” by the SCOTUS, we have some more glimpses into out future.  There are many aspects to this future that are rather chilling.  The latest is the revelation that the British NHS commits an informal form of euthanasia to deal with the overcrowding and lack of resources in their single payer system.  Life News has the details… Shocking news from England today has top NHS officials indicating doctors acting in the UK government-run health program annually kill as many as 130,000 patients prematurely because of overcrowding at hospitals, medical clinics and nursing homes. Professor […]

Exploring the Intent of ObamaCare: Donald Berwick and Ezekiel Emanuel

Note from Matt: Since Donald Berwick has been re-nominated to his post, and the left is busily trying to discredit anyone who speaks out about ObamaCare, let’s tale a look at where the real “big lie” is being told.  Here is a post from last May. As regular readers are well aware, I’ve spent a great deal of time covering the death and abuse that are part of the British NHS.  We’ve covered that over 20,000 cancer victims die each year because the NHS won’t cover their medications.  We’ve covered the terrible conditions at some NHS facilities, and we’ve covered […]

The Tale of Two Obama Minions: Donald Berwick and Ezekiel Emanuel

As regular readers are well aware, I’ve spent a great deal of time covering the death and abuse that are part of the British NHS.  We’ve covered that over 20,000 cancer victims die each year because the NHS won’t cover their medications.  We’ve covered the terrible conditions at some NHS facilities, and we’ve covered the lack of care and waiting periods that are part and parcel to any socialized medical system.  Needless to say, the NHS should be viewed as a cautionary warning against a single payer system. Here are some of the posts here that discuss the carnage that […]

Socialized Medicine Kills: Brit Doctor Condemned to Death by NHS

I’ve been trying to present evidence of the deadly nature of socialized medicine for some time now.  Frankly, it hasn’t been very difficult.  Here’s the latest, from the Daily Mail.   It’s about a single individual, but it does, ironically, show how the NHS treats it’s own employees. A doctor denied vital cancer treatment said yesterday that she had been betrayed by the NHS. Becky Smith, 30, has been refused a breakthrough treatment which could prolong her life by up to 20 years. The drug refusal came after her breast cancer was missed four times. Without the treatment she may only […]

ObamaCare Damage: IPAB, Rationing and the Dealth Panel?

I caught this video over at Hot Air today, and thought it best to share it here.  Kindly give a close listen to Peter Orszag, the current Director of the Office of Management and Budget under the POTUS. So, we have the IPAB, which stands for Independent Payment Advisory Board.  From what Orszag is saying; that it will cut costs by not being “based on quantity,” I think we can safely assume that this is a rationing body. Now, if this is a rationing body, and they are going to cut costs by not treating things, might this also be […]

Does Single Payer Kill? Why Yes, Yes it Does

Still wondering why we are resisting socialized medicine? We are resisting it because it does have a tendency to kill people.  Over the last few weeks, we have chronicled the NHS in the UK, and its record on killing British citizens.  Here is the latest installment, courtesy of the Daily Mail. Up to 20,000 people have died needlessly early after being denied cancer drugs on the NHS, it was revealed yesterday. The rationing body NICE has failed to keep a promise to make more life-extending drugs available. Treatments used widely in the U.S. and Europe have been rejected on grounds […]

Does Single Payer Kill?

My recent heath care posts have brought on some reactions.  I’ve gotten quite a few spam comments (still in the queue) regarding them.  Most are attempts at lib talking points, but they are nothing if not persistent.  One was kind enough to leave a link in the shoutbox regarding people dying due to lack of insurance.  However, the link comes up as not existing. Since this claim comes from Rep. Grayson, it might likely be dismissed as pure propaganda, as that is all the left has to offer. Then, I received this spam comment on my last post about single […]

The Results of Socilaized Medicine: Do we Really Want What Obama, Pelosi, and Reid are Selling?

The Daily Mail published this report on the events at one UK hospital. Not a single official has been disciplined over the worst-ever NHS hospital scandal, it emerged last night. Up to 1,200 people lost their lives needlessly because Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust put government targets and cost-cutting ahead of patient care. But none of the doctors, nurses and managers who failed them has suffered any formal sanction. The inquiry found that: • Patients were left unwashed in their own filth for up to a month as nurses ignored their requests to use the toilet or change their sheets; • Four […]