Skip to comments.Vladimir Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State."
Posted on 12/14/2012 7:29:14 PM PST by Slyfox
Would socialized medicine lead to socialization of other phases of life? Lenin thought so. He declared socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state.
1945 AMA Pamphlet Warning
From the Socialists Workers Party
When the administration of John F. Kennedy discussed a plan for government health care that would cover people of Social Security age, the American Medical Association (AMA) fought back, along with the insurance and pharmaceutical industries, with a well-funded campaigncomplete with a commercial featuring actor Ronald Reagan, who was determined to talk to America about an imminent threat:
Now, back in 1927, an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism, the American people would adopt every fragment of the socialist program.
One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. Its very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project Now, the American people, if you put it to them about socialized medicine and gave them a chance to choose, would unhesitatingly vote against it.
According to the Physicians for a National Health Programs (PNHP) Karen Palmer, the AMA assessed its members an extra $25 each to resist national health insurance, and in 1945, it spent $1.5 million on lobbying efforts, which at the time was the most expensive lobbying effort in American history.
An AMA pamphlet warned, Would socialized medicine lead to socialization of other phases of life? Lenin thought so. He declared socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state.
We need to memorize it - in order to understand it.
Then why have we gone down that path?
Do you want the short version?
Longer, more in-depth version:
We need to pass it to see what’s in it...Liberal pretzel logic.
It was passed so could find out what's in it. We have trashed logic in favor of curiosity. We will soon get a vivid understanding of it all.
Obama’s Communist Method.
This is just an attack on the 2012 presidential Republican nominee, the man who gave America Romneycare.
This argument was somewhat diluted by all those who showed up at Tea Party rallies with “Obama - Hands Off My Medicare!!” signs.
You cant socialize the doctors without socializing the patients. Ronald Reagan