I support freedom of choice in healthcare, including keeping medical choices between patients and their doctors.
Government intrusion in the free market has done more harm than good.
We need to create a Health Care environment and regulations that promotes competition, competitive industry pricing and lower medical costs resulting in affordable health insurance for all Americans. We need to continue to encourage the development of new medicinal techniques and procedures which currently is the mainstay of our health care system but if quotas are implemented and incentives are taken away then health care as we know it will become rationed health care. We DO NOT NEED another poorly administered government entitlement program.
The Founding Fathers agreed with Adam Smith that the greatest threat to economic prosperity is the arbitrary intervention of the government into the economic affairs of private business and the buying public. Historically, this has usually involved fixing wages, controlling production, controlling distribution or subsidizing certain products.
Adam Smith’s Free Market formula called for the following:
Specialized production – let each person or corporation of persons do what they do best.
Exchange of goods takes place in a free-market environment without the governmental interference in production, prices, or wages.
The free-market provides the needs of the people on the basis of supply and demand, with no government imposed monopolies.
I believe that businesses are never too big to fail. I also believe that the less the government intervenes in the economy, the stronger the economy becomes.
TARP: Troubled Asset Relief Program, I was reading last night and came across a quote made by Mr. Kashcari relating to TARP in which Mr. Kashkari quoted as saying “We’ve got to scare the shit out of the [Congressional] staff”. Basically indicating that TARP will not be accepted unless the people are scared to the point of submission. I don’t want anyone in office to fabricate fear in order to pass a bill. It should pass or fail on in its merits. The page is out of Goerge Gilders’ book Knowledge and Power.