The Baucus bill makes it clear that the fix is in. We're now going to pour more money into a system that's already shown it can absorb whatever we put into it without providing anything like commensurate health care.
We need to consider what has happened to the quality of our lives since we gave away control of our bodies; we must learn to use pharmaceuticals more appropriately and not medicate ourselves into oblivion.
My grandmother was one of the first people a pacemaker was used on. A lot of very sincere people believe that if Obama's health care reform bill passes, old people will essentially be facing death panels and denied care.
Based on what the mainstream press has been reporting, the president is letting us down. But the truth is, the press is just engaging in a time-honored media sport: first build someone up then tear him down.