Federal health care plan would damage system

Published 6:49 pm Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Dear Editor,

As we continue to watch the debate over this issue, many are now realizing that government controlled healthcare would be a debacle.

Time and time again we have watched the federal government as it has yielded negative outcomes of those things which it has taken over from the private sector.

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If government gets the ability to run healthcare, you need only look to Massachusetts to find out the results: rationing, long waits, and out-of-control costs.

Now Massachussets is looking to revive the private insurance sector to rescue the state from financial demise.

Call your congressman and senators and voice your opposition to this bill.

Darrell McIlwain