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The Obama Health Special

Compiled by John S. Torell

 

Before we had a chance to go to print with our newsletter, some breaking news came out of Washington D.C. telling about the new Obama universal health care plan in the United States. Most Americans are aware that Barry Obama was pushing Congress to the limit to have his health care plan voted on and signed by him before the August, 2009 recess of Congress. However, prayer and millions of e-mails, letters and phone calls to members of Congress made even Democratic Senators and Congressmen take notice and it was agreed that the plan would have to wait until after recess. This is scaring Barry and his handlers since members of congress will get an earful from their constituents once they leave for vacation to their home districts.

I am not going to discuss the financial cost of this plan which will be astronomical but my focus is on the moral and ethical parts of this proposal. In order to save time for myself, I have chosen to include two reports, which will detail some of the issues in the health care bill.

THE JEWISH TROIKA

When I wrote the article “The Manchurian Candidate,” I did not pay attention to the fact that in addition to the American Jews  Rahm Emanuel, White House Chief of Staff, and David Axelrod, Senior Advisor to Barack Obama, there was a third man, Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, who is a brother of Rahm. He is deeply involved in writing the health care part of the new bill and setting forth who will be treated, how much treatment they receive and deciding when a person is considered too  old and not worth medical attention.

I can see that this diabolic move on behalf of the Obama administration is nothing less than a chapter from the book “1984” by George Orwell (his real name was Eric Blair) in which this British Jew wrote about a coming world system that would be a total dictatorship with no freedom for the individual and where the state had the right to determine how long a person could live by controlling health care. The book was written in 1948 and at that time Eric Blair was a disillusioned Marxist-Socialist who fought in the Spanish Civil War on the Communist side. It is obvious that Blair was breaking with the Jewish leadership and in a subtle way wrote about the future in a novel form but was really telling the agenda of the coming world dictatorship by the Zionist World Federation. He also wrote another book entitled “The Animal Farm,” which is a satirical attempt to unmask the corruption in political circles. Even if Blair was not a Christian and his books are written from a secular viewpoint, each Christian would do well to read them in order to understand the coming Antichrist system.

It is no accident that these three American Jews are now spearheading the destruction of America as we know it. Their goal is not to help the people but to enslave them. Since I have lived 23 years of my life in Marxist-Socialist Sweden, I am well qualified to speak about the new Universal Health Plan that Barry and his handlers are trying to force on the American people. Let me share some of the worst points in the Swedish system of universal health care.

1.      People who are deemed healthy enough and in the age bracket 55 years or younger will receive medical attention. But they cannot just go to any hospital; they have to use the one that is assigned as their regional hospital which can be several hundreds of miles away from where a person lives.

2.      If there is an emergency like an accident, heart attack, stroke, etc. the person can receive immediate help. But if it is a chronic problem, they will be given an appointment that might be anywhere from 6 months to a year.

3.      All pregnant mothers are monitored to make sure the baby is healthy. If doctors think that a baby is deformed or will have some kind of birth defect, the mother is told to abort the baby. If a child develops severe physical problems and medical doctors determine that recovery is not possible, the child will be denied further medical treatment and sent to a special care unit where they are deprived of water and dead in less than five days.

4.      The same holds true for adults. If a disease or accident damages a person to the degree which doctors state that recovery is not possible, the patient is sent to the “death unit,” where the humane and kind treatment is “no water.” In Sweden this is accepted as a dignified way to die without calling it murder.

It is noteworthy that more and more doctors in the United States are using the “no water treatment” on terminally ill patients. I have witnessed this several times in hospitals and only through persistent and forceful protests did I get this treatment reversed.

5.      Any person over the age of 55 must have an evaluation by medical doctors if they are seeking medical help. Treatment will be approved if the doctors deem that they might have more years to live and a good chance of recovery. If not, the person is told they are too old and ill to be treated and sent home.

It is even harder to receive decent treatment once a person in Sweden reaches the age of 65. My father was 65 years old and had just retired. He had developed cataracts on both eyes and at the same time was fighting glaucoma. A board of medical doctors ruled that he should not be treated but be sent home to go completely blind. Five years later my brother and I were able to help our parents immigrate to the United States, and as soon as they arrived, we scheduled Dad for surgery. The operation was a total success and a year later he had cataract surgery on the other eye. For the next 15 years our father had great eyesight and was able to enjoy life until he passed away. My father had no health insurance and my brother and I paid for the surgeries because we loved him and were willing to sacrifice to help him out.

WHAT BARRY IS PREPARING FOR US

There are several versions of a universal health care bill pending in Congress, all of them bad. The one thing they all have in common is less health care for those who are 65 and over, including those who are deemed to be too sick to have a chance to recover.

When I turned 65 some years ago, I didn’t necessarily want to enroll in Medicare but I was told I had no choice. Medicare premiums are taken out of my social security check regardless if I like it or not. The Obama administration wants to put all private health insurance companies out of business and force all Americans to be enrolled in a Universal Health Plan and to have the premium deducted like payroll taxes whether they like it or not.

HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF

In most dictatorships there have been “death programs.” The Soviets had them, the German Nazi regime had them, and currently China, North Korea and other Marxist-Socialist states have them. The ruling elite want a life in luxury for themselves and a decent life for the bureaucrats, police and military to give them an incentive to fight for the dictator and his gang while they oppress, exploit, abuse and use the common people excessively. Obama and his handlers are no exception. They are all rich and live well but talk about “helping people.” Yes, they are helping people, by “helping themselves” to the money while keeping the people in slavery.

I have selected two articles that will address the issue of Universal Health Care. Time is of the essence and I wanted to put together just enough so that you can pray against this and contact your Senators and Congressmen and tell them how you want them to vote. If people will not take action, they deserve what they get. Consider yourself warned!


Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Rahm’s brother, tapped for White House health care policy advisor spot.

By Lynn Sweeton, February 14, 2009

WASHINGTON--While the Obama White House is searching for a replacement for health czar Tom Daschle, policy work on health care reform--a priority for the administration--Is ongoing with one key advisor especially well connected.

The brother of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a noted bioethicist, is advising the Obama administration on health care reform.

Dr. Emanuel is the Chair of the Department of Bioethics at The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health and a breast oncologist.

Dr. Emanuel is a special advisor to the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget for health policy. He told me he is “working on (the) health care reform effort.” He is “detailed” to the OMB spot and is still officially an employee of the NIH.

Until last August, Dr. Emanuel was commuting between his Chicago home in West Rogers Park and Washington. He moved to Washington last August after his youngest daughter graduated from Northside College Prep at Bryn Mawr and Kedzie.

One of three wildly successful Emanuel brothers (Ari is a Hollywood super agent) Dr. Emanuel also advised the Clinton White House on health care issues. He is a graduate of Amherst College, receiving his masters of science from Oxford University in Biochemistry. His M.D. is from Harvard Medical School. He holds a Ph.D. in political philosophy from Harvard University. In addition, in 1987-88, he was a fellow in the Program in Ethics and the Professions at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.

According to his NIH bio, Dr. Emanuel is “widely published on the ethics of clinical research, advance care directives, end-of-life issues, euthanasia, the ethics of managed care, and the physician-patient relationship, Dr. Emanuel’s articles have appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Journal of American Medical Association, and many other medical and ethics journals. His book, The Ends of Human Life, has been widely praised and received the Rosenhaupt Memorial Book Award by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.

“Dr. Emanuel served on the ethics section of former President Clinton’s Health Task Force, the National Bioethics Advisory Commission, and the International Advisory Board on Bioethics of the Pan American Health Organization. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UCLA, and Brin Professor at Johns Hopkins Medical School.”

http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2009/02/dr_ezekiel_emanuel_rahms_broth.html


Ezekiel Emanuel: Deny Coverage to Elderly and Disabled for the Greater Good

By Kim Priestap, July 26, 2009

Betsy McCaughey brings to our attention the Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel’s views regarding universal health care. Dr. Emanuel is a health policy advisor to President Obama and brother of Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, so what he thinks may impact all of us. As Betsy points out, Dr. Emanuel has some very radical views regarding the rationing of health care. Take for example Emanuel’s comments in a 2008 article in which he says cutting costs won’t be easy:

Vague promises of savings from cutting waste, enhancing prevention and wellness, installing electronic medical records and improving quality are merely ‘lipstick’ cost control, more for show and public relations than for true change.

In other words, these procedural changes aren’t really change at all. Instead, he thinks we need change in how we apply health care coverage. As Betsy notes, Dr. Emanuel believes doctors try too hard to apply the Hippocratic Oath to everyone as equally as possible, which is what drives up costs. Instead Emanuel thinks we need to ration basic, guaranteed care to only those who can fully participate in society. Betsy points out a 1996 Hastings Center article in which Emanuel wrote this:

This civic republican or deliberative democratic conception of the good provides both procedural and substantive insights for developing a just allocation of health care resources. Procedurally, it suggests the need for public forums to deliberate about which health services should be considered basic and should be socially guaranteed. Substantively, it suggests services that promote the continuation of the polity-those that ensure healthy future generations, ensure development of practical reasoning skills, and ensure full and active participation by citizens in public deliberations-are to be socially guaranteed as basic. Conversely, services provided to individuals who are irreversibly prevented from being or becoming participating citizens are not basic and should not be guaranteed. An obvious example is not guaranteeing health services to patients with dementia. A less obvious example is guaranteeing neuropsychological services to ensure children with learning disabilities can read and learn to reason.

So, according to Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, health care advisor to President Obama, the elderly with dementia and the young who have neurological disorders should be sacrificed for the common good. I can tell you that as a mom to a four year old girl with severe speech apraxia that prevents her from being able to speak intelligibly, this scares the living hell out of me. If you have a child with autism, cerebral palsy, Downs syndrome, or any other neurological disorder or chromosomal defect that prevents him or her from participating in society in the manner Dr. Emanuel or the government thinks they should, that neurological care would not be guaranteed as basic and would, therefore, not be covered in a government takeover of health care.

Making things even worse, private health care companies will be driven out of business, so that won’t be an option for parents with disabled children, either, leaving them with no coverage whatsoever. This kind of policy would drive up the abortion rate, which Obama and other liberals want covered as a basic care, as doctors urge parents go out of their way to screen their unborn babies for any and all disorders and defects that would not be covered under basic care. If a child’s disorder is undetected by prenatal testing, what happens when the disorder becomes obvious after birth? I shudder to think what the government would come up with then.

Emanuel’s policies would lead to a further deterioration of our nation’s culture as people begin to look at those with disabilities as objects that drive up collective health care costs instead of as individual human beings who have intrinsic value and rights endowed to them by God.

http://wizbangblog.com/content/2009/07/26/ezekiel-emanuel-deny-coverage-to-elderly-and-disabled-for-the-greater-good.php

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. ~ Edmund Burke

 

Volume 13, 2009