Health care is valuable and helping more people gain better access is a good thing.
However, is this the best way to do it?
The "how" question is where there is a difference of opinion.
It is a national shame that so many people have a hard time with our health care system. No question we need to spend money to do better but are we spending it wisely in this new health bill?
We need to recheck our assumptions about some of the solutions that have been passed. Good intentions are not enough.
As in previous posts, I'm a big fan of vouchers (part I in the bill according to this article). It puts $$$ in hands of people who need it to buy health insurance. My guts tell me that is the part of the bill that should be protected. But many of the other provisions that come with it place too much power into the hands of too few regulators in DC. That is the part I think is upsetting people.
If anything, my assessment is that the states …