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Milton Friedman Speaks to Physicians at the Mayo Clinic
| July 11, 2012
Posted on 07/11/2012 11:39:00 AM PDT by GoodDay
Milton Friedman speaks to physicians at the Mayo Clinic about healthcare and the trend toward socialized medicine (1978)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJgbc8ojYUg&feature=player_embedded part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zf3k9Gv8Ycg&feature=player_embedded part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmozX7aqwkM&feature=player_embedded part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_ETGZXYVfY&feature=player_embedded part 4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epyljLcm5vs&feature=player_embedded part 5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcYXrsCSba4&feature=player_embedded part 6
TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: capitalism; healthcare; miltonfriedman; obamacare; socialism; vanity
It's always enlightening to hear Milton Friedman speak about the ability of capitalism and freedom to supply medical care to consumers at lower cost and higher quality than government. In this speech from the late 1970s (divided into 6 videos), Friedman touches on many important points: the Flexner Report, government licensing of physicians, the AMA, the FDA, and socialized medicine in the UK and Sweden.
posted on 07/11/2012 11:39:12 AM PDT
posted on 07/11/2012 11:41:14 AM PDT
posted on 07/11/2012 12:16:44 PM PDT
Any health care reform or plan is vacuous unless it includes comprehensive tort reform.
People are rightfully concerned about the government getting between them and their doctor. What they don’t realize is how driven the doctors, pharma, med device manufacturers, and insurance companies are by lawyers.
Considering most politicians are themselves lawyers, I don’t hold out much hope that they will censure their own but we can hope for change can’t we?
posted on 07/11/2012 12:32:13 PM PDT
(If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
Lawyers are the commissars of American-style Socialism.
The Law? They make it up as they go - much like good Leninists.
posted on 07/11/2012 12:42:40 PM PDT
(Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
God I miss Friedman’s level-headed thinking and ability to articulate the value of LIBERTY!!!!
Thanks for posting these links!
posted on 07/11/2012 12:59:33 PM PDT
by SE Mom
(Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
posted on 07/11/2012 1:08:23 PM PDT
("It doesn't matter how smart you are if you don't stop and think" - Dr. Sowell)
posted on 07/11/2012 3:35:01 PM PDT
(Vivat Benedictus XVI!)
posted on 07/11/2012 3:38:26 PM PDT
(vote for John Galt)
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