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Coronavirus: The problem is too much government, not too little

Coronavirus: The problem is too much government, not too little

By Star Parker, President
Center for Urban Renewal and Education

Italy is Exhibit A why we should continue to aggressively fight socialized medicine (i.e., Medicare for All). They have it, it totally collapsed under this pressure so not only are they now leaving their old to die, they have exhausted all of their medical professionals and have totally crashed their entire economy.

Border controls absolutely make huge difference, and because Italy didn’t do what President Trump did to immediately build a stopgate, its northern border region got hit fast and hard. Now the entire country of 60 million is on lockdown and hospital professionals have to choose who lives and who dies.

And because they have a "Medicare for All" type system, their medical professionals basically work for the State.

Fake news comparisons between China's and Italy's responses to COVID-19 are both bogus and problematic when compared to the United States. Comparing us to a totalitarian state and a welfare state? Excuse me!

America is unique because we are free people. Our problem over the last two months is that our healthcare system is government heavy. 

Free people self-quarantine and use health precautions. Private healthcare systems meet demand upon demand. The challenges of access to care and testing we currently face is that there is too much government, not too little. 

Both the CDC and FDA are disaster zones: which is one reason the free market is now making decisions to postpone events and temporarily close parks until major risks pass. Free people make decisions on behalf of themselves and their family to avoid risks until what’s left of our private healthcare gets their work done.
Waiting for Washington to pass some kind of Bill Pill is laughable. Most politicians are incapable of thinking about any solutions, much less during an emergency. That’s why the sleazes that don’t live in our nation’s capital full-time are falling over themselves to get out of Washington, DC.

In the meantime, we move in faith, not fear, nor foolishness. After the dust settles, we should not let this crisis go to waste. We should demand that we never socialize medicine in America and that we get rid of the excessive government bottlenecking our most wonderful free country.

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