I came across a very good op-ed from the Wall Street Journal, by John Mackey, the CEO of Whole Foods grocery stores. Mr. Mackey gives some very good, reasonable alternatives to Obmamcare and the ideas being spouted by the left. Some of which include:

  • Creation of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • Equalizing the tax code to give people who buy their own insurance the same tax benefits as those who get insurance from their employers
  • Allow insurance companies to engage in interstate commerce – that means business across state lines and that you could take your coverage with you wherever you live.
  • Remove mandates that insurance companies must follow, and allow them and their customers to decide on coverage.
  • And my personal favorite…tort reform.
  • Mackey also goes on to state, “Rather than increase government spending and control, we need to address the root causes of poor health. This begins with the realization that every American adult is responsible for his or her own health.

    Thank you for saying that Mr. Mackey, this statement speaks for itself.

    Note to the left: There are people offering good alternatives to your blatant power grab and quest to marginalize the best healthcare system in the world. Perhaps instead of hurling insults at people with legitimate concerns, it would behoove you to listen to people like John Mackey, who have ideas to share; ideas that will actually work and put Americans in charge of their own lives and healthcare choices instead of enslaving them to the government teat for generations.