Defining Freedom

In an editorial last Friday, the Chronicle states that “Maybe Ted Cruz needs a new dictionary. His definition of ‘freedom’ seem a bit off.” The editorial is responding to the Senator’s plan to allow insurance companies to sell health insurance with minimal coverage, which Cruz calls a consumer freedom plan.

Interestingly, the editorial fails to […]

The Effects of Government Control on Healthcare Costs

In my previous article, I explained that the underlying cause of this country’s transition to socialized medicine was the progressive movement and the collectivist/altruist premise underlying that movement.

One of the main arguments used by the adherents of socialized medicine is its high cost and therefore the inability of people in the lower income brackets […]

Medicaid and the Movement to Socialized Medicine

A town hall meeting led by Rep. Al Green was held in Houston recently to protest the proposed Medicaid cuts in the Republican health bill. A series of “If it were not for Medicaid…” type testimonials were given by several individuals. Most testimonials claimed they wouldn’t be able to afford treatment without the help of […]