Category: Health care

  • Wichita tea party planned to protest government-run health care

    Healthcare is the focus of another round of tea parties taking place this week across the country. The Kansas chapter of the grassroots group Americans for Prosperity will organize a rally this Friday in Wichita.

  • European health care rationing boards: coming to America?

    Returning to a letter in the Wichita Eagle written by Brad Beachy of Wichita: He’s making the case that nationalized health care of the type found in Europe is both cheaper and better than what we have in America. Cheaper, yes. Better? Let’s take a look.

  • World Health Organization ranking biased, not reliable

    A letter in the Wichita Eagle written by Bread Beachy of Wichita makes the case for “so-called socialized medicine” to be brought to the United States. Part of Beachy’s argument relies on a ranking produced by the World Health Organization. That ranking has a number of problems.

  • Obama-style health care: the effects in England

    In the debate of what to do about health care, advocates — such as President Obama — cite countries that spend much less than the United States. An example is the United kingdom. The president believes that if we can control costs through better medical practice and efficiency gains, we too can have more health…

  • In Wichita, protest of ABC’s Obama coverage

    Here’s a message from a local patriot and activist. She is rightly concerned about ABC News — the national organization, not the local affiliate — and its upcoming coverage of the Obama administration. Protest in Wichita in front of ABC affiliate KAKE news TV at 1500 N. West St., Wichita this Wednesday, June 24th starting…

  • Government health care rations by making patients wait

    David Gratzer, a physician born and raised in Canada, gives us in the United States a preview of what government health care is all about: the waiting. He ends up asking “Why are [Americans] rushing into a system of government-dominated health care when the very countries that have experienced it for so long are backing…