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Originally posted by rival
It didn't just begin...
It began in earnest with the passing of the Patriot Act, post 9/11.
It seems patient confidentiality is a thing of the past.
With the advent of Universal Health Care as the impetus all of our personal information
will soon be at risk.
You see, with "universal" health care we all are responsible to each other and the state.
Those that are at risk of health problems from obesity, or that use tobacco, or that enjoy their
freedom to do anything detrimental to their health (and thereby "tax" the health system) will be
ostracized, cajoled, and/or eventually compelled to correct their poor health habits, lose weight,
and stop their risky health behavior...
And it will all come wrapped in a pretty package with compelling lingo...like,
"Click it, or ticket" But instead it will be...
"No smoking, no joking"
"Eat healthy, be wealthy".....etc
In the end, what you choose to consume will be regulated for you. It is the natural end result.
If you are deemed mentally unfit YOU WILL consume your prescribed medication. If you are obese
YOU WILL NOT be allowed certain foods...etc.
Our children's children will be doomed to a nanny/big brother state. The freedom to choose,
to live out your life as you wish, will be a thing of the past. The only freedom our children will enjoy
is the freedom to pick which color merchandise they prefer...
...A boot forever stomping on a face...Sorry to be the harbinger of doom, but it is an incremental
process and there is no peaceful means of stopping it
The time when peaceful could have worked has long passed. No one took protestors serious enough from the 60's on up to OCCUPY. They seen it coming and tried but did not have the support as people either didn't want to believe or they just got brainwashed by the MSM into thinking the protesters were the Lunatic Fringe.
there is no peaceful means of stopping it
The NY SAFE Act requires mental health providers to inform the state, when a permit-holder or someone trying to get a pistol permit is receiving mental health treatment or taking medication...
AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - State Police forced an Amherst man to turn in his guns after suspending his pistol permit over anti-anxiety medication. But now they say it was all a misunderstanding. Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs said, "Today, we all look like fools."
Antidepressant use is skyrocketing. A new CDC report shows that over a 10-year period the use of the pills has risen a staggering 400 percent. The report - based on surveys and screenings of 12,000 Americans from 2005 to 2008 shows that 11 percent of Americans aged 12 and over are taking an antidepressant.