Sunday, September 20, 2009

Ron Paul: Government Should Stay Out Of Health Care

Ron Paul, the maverick Republican congressman from Texas who unsuccessfully ran for his party's presidential nomination last year, says in an interview with NPR's All Things Considered today that the government should not get involved in health care.

Paul, who is a physician, says in a transcript released by NPR that health care is not a right in the United States.

"I do not believe peoples' needs or desires or wants or demands are rights," Paul says in the interview.

"Once you do that, you embark on a system of government that is uncontrollable. You have a right to your life, your liberty and you should have a right to keep what you earn. So I do not believe medical care is a right." Read The Entire Transcript Here

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Ron Paul basically wants the U.S. Government to stay out of:
Health Care
the Drug War
People's Paychecks
People's Gun Racks

In other words, he's basically a libertarian. He was the LP candidate for President in 1988 after all

Brian Keith Evans