Critics of Obamacare have said that it is just a first step towards a single-payer system. That is, the government provides everyone’s health care as in the socialized medicine of Great Britain and Canada. Now Senate majority leader Harry Reid is admitting that this is, in fact, the plan.
And if Obamacare proves to be as difficult to implement as it seems,I suspect that instead of eliminating government involvement in health care altogether, the solution will be to just extend Medicare to everyone and we will have socialized medicine sooner rather than later. [Read more…]