Political Medicine and Life Expectancy

Political Medicine and Life Expectancy PDF Version

Do we have classic socialized medicine in the United States? Do we have national healthcare inspired by European Democratic socialism? What we have is political medicine. With socialism goods and services are rationed by something other than price

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Who gets what or how much in terms of healthcare is determined by political power. Those with little or no political power have get very little to none in terms of healthcare.

How does ObamaCare kill? It turns doctors into clerks and patients into commodities. Insurance plans are actually life management plans and have no characteristics of genuine insurance. Under Obamacare preventive healthcare comes down to starting patients with anointed maladies on big pharma life extending prescriptions drugs. Doctors no longer talk to patients about genuine preventive measures like losing weight.

A doctor’s role is no to mine for problems to exploit on behalf of the huge financially powerful firms which lobbied for decades to get the pill passed. After those are found, any other patient issues are explained away, postponed or ignored.

Doctors now act as agents of the state helping to carry out national healthcare agendas. From your doctor, do you get his opinion or a political opinion? Truth is not used in politics. So, is truth used in medicine?

This is why the death rate in the U. S. is increasing. It is going to get a lot worse. When was the last time you can remember a bad law being repealed in the United States?

 

 

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James Quillian independent scholar,free market economist,and teacher of natural law. Who is James Quillian? Certainly I am nobody special, Just a tireless academic and deep thinker. Besides that, I have broken the code with respect to economics and political science. Credentials? Nothing you would be impressed with. I am not a household name. It is hard to become famous writing that virtually no one in the country is genuinely not in touch with reality. But, if I did not do that, there would be no point in my broking the broken the code. If you read the blog, it is easy to see that there are just a few charts, no math and no quantitative analysis. That is not by accident. Given what I know, those items are completely useless. I do turn out to be highly adept at applying natural law. Natural law has predominance over any principles the social science comes up. By virtue of understanding natural law, I can debunk, in just a few sentences , any theory that calls for intervention by a government. My taking the time to understand the ins and outs of Keynes General Theory is about like expecting a chemistry student to completely grasp all that the alchemists of the middle ages thought they understood in efforts to turn base metals into goal. Keynesian theory clearly calls for complete objectivity. Government can only make political decisions. Keynesian techniques call for economic decisions. So, why go any further with that? Fantasy Free Economics is in a sense a lot like technical analysis. Technical analysis began with the premise that it was impossible to gain enough information studying fundamentals to gain a trading advantage. Study the behavior of investors instead. Unlike technical analysis, I don't use technical charts. What I understand are the incentives of different people and entities active in the economics arena. For example, there is no such thing as an incentive to serve with life in the aggregate. In the aggregate, only self interest applies. It is routinely assumed otherwise. That is highly unappealing. But, I am sorry. That is the way it is. I can accept that because I am genuinely in touch with reality. Step one in using Fantasy Free Economics is for me to understand just how little I really know. A highly credentialed economist may know 100 times what I do based on the standard dogma. Compare the knowledge each of us has compared to all there is to know and we both look like we know nothing at all. There is always more than we don't know than what we do know. I am humble enough to present myself on that basis. Why? That is the way it is. I am not bad at math. I have taught math. What I understand is when to use it and when to rely on something else. Math is useless in natural law so I don't use it. While others look at numbers, I am busy understanding the forces in nature that makes their numbers what they are. That gives me a clear advantage.
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