In a moment of rare candor, former New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey once called the teachers' lobby the most powerful single lobby in the United States. It may not be that powerful, but it certainly is resourceful. It has just devised a plan for … [Read more...] about CHILD SERVICES BILL
"Those who warm themselves at the gates of Hell will never go there" is an old saying that warns us to contemplate the discomfort of a fiery eternity before we indulge in the tempting pleasures of the moment. The same lesson is just as applicable to … [Read more...] about SOCIALIZED MEDICINE
During the Roosevelt and Truman years, Republican candidates used to hold forth on a subject called "Creeping Socialism." This was defined as the growth of big government, with higher and higher taxes, a bigger and bigger national debt, more and … [Read more...] about CREEPING SOCIALISM?
Our doctors advise us to have an annual examination or checkup. The Securities and Exchange Commission requires all listed businesses to file an annual report on their financial health. What would an annual report on the financial health of the … [Read more...] about FINANCIAL EXAM
Airline stewardess Kathy Truax has been fired from her job because she is four pounds overweight. Her airline set a weight limit of 135 pounds for her height of feet, seven inches, and she weighed in at 139 pounds. Kathy says this is … [Read more...] about HEALTH RESTRICTIONS
The best hospitals and the best doctors are not in Russia, England or any country which has socialized medicine. People who need difficult operations don't go to Europe or Asia; they come to the United States. Private U.S. hospitals and doctors have … [Read more...] about KENNEDY HEALTH PLAN
The secret activities of the "plumbers" in breaking into the office of Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatrist have been almost universally condemned. But if the "plumbers" had delayed their raid until 1974, it would have been legal under a new law which took … [Read more...] about THE PSRO ACT
Red China -- Top Drug Producer When U.S. Treasury agents spot a spate of counterfeit bills suddenly appearing at various stores, do they concentrate their efforts on catching the little guys who pass and receive the phony bills? Or do they follow … [Read more...] about Red China – Top Drug Producer — May 1972