If you don't care about how much you pay in taxes and don't care if the government picks your doctor and limits what procedures you get until a federal bureaucrat approves, then don't do a thing. Just sit back and watch your liberty disappear.
The health care bill put forward in Congress is a disastrous blueprint for reforming health care, but absolutely brilliant for implementing the Obama government dependence and redistribution of wealth agenda and using your tax dollars to fund abortions.
The bill creates both a new government-run system and a new mandate requiring almost all employers either to provide health care or pay a big fat tax. President Obama says if you like your insurance, you can keep it. But how can you keep something that no longer exists?
Many employers will decide it's cheaper and easier to pay the tax, forcing their employees onto the government plan. For those who still have private insurance, the government will just undercut those private plans by subsidizing the government plan and taking away the tax advantage of a private, employer plan. The government plan will be the only game in town.
Those bureaucrats who will make your medical decisions probably won't love your grandmother or your newborn in neo-natal intensive care as much as you do.
Almost half of the uninsured either qualify for existing government programs, but haven't enrolled, or they can comfortably afford insurance, but choose not to buy it.
Some are illegals you'll get to pay for. The rest of the uninsured are less than 10 percent of our population. Why not bring them onboard, instead of throwing all of us over the side? Why destroy a system that works for more than nine out of 10 Americans?
All of us know the story of the goose that laid the golden eggs. Not content with getting one golden egg every day, the greedy farmer killed his goose and cut her open, expecting to find a bellyful of gold. Instead he found nothing but goose guts.
Our small business owners are the geese laying the golden eggs in this country.
If President Obama and the Congress follow their job-killing path, the United States will need a new national bird: Not the majestic eagle, but the goose and a dead one at that.
I'll pass on the goose guts. If you agree, contact your congressman and your senator right now. They need to know that if they are willing to risk your job, they are risking theirs.
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Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee was a 2016 Republican candidate for president of the United States.