Presenting another weekly views on the news is Art Thompson, CEO of The John Birch Society. He reads from a doctor's letter to the editor pointing out that he treats patients on Canada's infamous waiting lists and asks where will the Toronto patients go once Americans are placed onto waiting lists with ObamaCare.
The privacy of our medical records has already been compromised by federal legislation prior to the passage of ObamaCare, such as the Stimulus bill of 2009. In an article entitled, "Obesity Rating for Every American Must Be Included in Stimulus-Mandated Electronic Health Records, Says HHS," CNSNews.com reported on July 15 that:
Yesterday President Obama announced the recess appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick to be the new Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services within the Department of Health and Human Services.
Update, July 2: Yesterday Rep. King's discharge petition got 29 new signers for a total of 109! Immediately after ObamaCare was passed into law back in March, many representatives and senators introduced repeal ObamaCare bills, including Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa). Those bills are now in limbo in various congressional committees and will never see the light of day, much less come to a vote, unless further action is taken.