Thursday, 7 February 2008

Doctors for Freedom

We've had Doctors Without Borders, Doctors for Global Health and Doctors For Life.  Now it's time for something new: Doctors for Freedom, an organisation "dedicated to the single most important component of excellence in medical care:  personal autonomy."  They're two American doctors who believe in freedom first -- who say, "Letting drunken sanctimonious blowhards control health care is the same as, to steal from P.J. O'Rourke, "giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys..."

Do you believe that we must "keep the promise to our seniors" that became the disastrous glutton called Medicare?  Do you believe that people should have a right to purchase cigarettes and stereos and still receive free health care? Do you believe that individual physicians have a duty to society at large?  Do you believe in the goodness of big government compassion?  Do you believe that doctors have an obligation to  to face the daily threat of criminal sanctions including fines and imprisonment, in order to care for certain patients?

"If you believe any of this malarkey," the say, "then you badly need to spend time with us here at Doctors for Freedom." Looks like an invitation worth taking up, but note their warning:

WARNING: The material contained [there] should NOT be viewed by those lacking intellectual honesty, or a sense of humor!  Proceed at your own risk.

1 comment:

  1. The British GP's are beginning to rebel aginst Govt interference. Read for some excellent commentary.


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