What It Once Was Like In America, When Men Were Free

There are a lot of folks urging the GOP to "move beyond" Reagan, and I know what they mean; "Reagan said..." on the lips of politicians gets a little tedious. Nevertheless, can you imagine an argument against government health care better than this?

Did you know the nation had precisely this argument during the Truman administration? Reagan begins:

One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It’s very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project, most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can’t afford it.

Listen to the whole thing. Curtsy: Sancte Pater