Thursday, November 2, 2017

Dr. Alan Keyes — Is religious liberty the key to health care for all?

Dr. Alan Keyes suggest that despite the words coming out of his mouth, President Trump's Executive Order seem to point towards universal healthcare.

A doctoral graduate of Harvard University, Alan Keyes began his diplomatic career in the U.S. Foreign Service in 1979 at the United States consulate in Bombay, India, and later in the American embassy in Zimbabwe. Keyes was appointed Ambassador to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations by President Ronald Reagan

(Loyal to Liberty) The black conservative Republican writes: "As I observed in an article published at this week, during his Presidential campaign Donald Trump challenged conservatives to get used to the idea that as we replace Obamacare “we have to take care of everybody….” His recent Executive Order aims to revamp the US government’s regulatory approach so that income earners “can more easily tailor their insurance purchases to their circumstances, priorities and incomes.” But what about “people who simply cannot afford the health assurance they need?”

He continues his commentary: "Giving better choices to income earners may lower their incentive to participate in the state exchanges Obamacare instituted. This lack of participation will make it harder to sustain them. With the U.S. government subsidies Obama unlawfully provided, lack of funding will also give insurers little or no incentive to offer plans through the exchanges. The result will leave many who need care without the means to pay for it. There will be an outcry against the abandonment of these needy people, whom Obamacare claimed to help. Faced with this outcry, why shouldn’t we expect President Trump to be open to a remedy that reflects the view he has taken in the past that the single payer (i.e., socialist) approach is the ideal?:

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