If you are having trouble with the idea that politicians would sell everyone down the river in order to line their pockets, you probably need to read more history.  If you are having trouble with the idea that politicians wouldn’t also rip everyone off using our “health care” as an excuse I think you should re-examine the amount of skepticism you employ when listening to politicians speak about this issue.  Remember the great Albert Camus quote:

The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants.

Below are some links to articles that may help those of you lose what I’ll  call the straightjacket of naivety.

Article by Dr. Jane Orient

Article by Richard Pollock

Article by Paul Bedard

Editorial, Washington Times

G. Keith Smith, M.D.