Skip to comments.John Edwards to Require <b>Mandatory Mental Evaluations</b> for ALL
Posted on 09/03/2007 10:48:02 AM PDT by Bob Leibowitz
In a speech in Tipton, Iowa yesterday, Senator John Edwards described his health care program
"It requires that everybody be covered. It requires that everybody get preventive care," he told a crowd sitting in lawn chairs in front of the Cedar County Courthouse. "If you are going to be in the system, you can't choose not to go to the doctor for 20 years. You have to go in and be checked and make sure that you are OK.
Edwards said his mandatory health care plan would cover preventive, chronic and long-term health care. The plan would include mental health care as well as dental and vision coverage for all Americans. (Emphasis added throughout)
Of course, as a lawyer, Mr. Edwards would know exactly how to write such a law.
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Pound sand, John.
This way John can represent them when they sue the Doctor for institutionalizing them for their insanity
That makes it unanimous.
Edwards just threw his game.
But, just in case, come closer so we may kick you in the head.
This guy just keeps getting funnier.
Already covered on prior thread.
How convienient for the gun grabbers with the new law going into effect for NCIS background checks.
This point was NOT covered in a prior post, which missed the mental evaluation points, buried in the rest of the story!
Every liberal candidate is proposing some sort of “health care” program.
Only Edwards is approach it this way, that’s what makes it news.
Strictly speaking, this does not necessarily mean mandatory mental evaluations. It could just mean that mental health is covered, while physical health visits are mandated. Is there anything more specific about Edwards' mandated doctor visits? Has the proposal been written up yet, or is it in the campaign one-liner stage?
Strictly speaking, you’re reading of Edward’s position is wrong.
While YOU made a separation between physical health checks (evaluations) and mental health visits, Mr. Edwards made no such separation.
To Mr. Edwards, it’s all one great big program, an observation which hardly needs further elaboration.
Or you vill be SHOT.
We already know that the mental hospitals etc are part of the hospital system and part of the justice institution along with schools, military barracks, jails, and courts. It doesn’t hurt to remind us, though, since there are always a few here and there who haven’t gotten the word. Doctors are officers of the state.
And, of course, failure to comply in full will be evidence of insanity.
I'd surmise some cuts to DoD spending would be involved as well, with whatever shortfall being gobbled up by the ever-growing public debt. But none of that is important - one feeeeeeeeling good about "doing something".
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