Euthana­sia will not orig­i­nate with your beloved grand­mother or par­ents. It will start in a pub­lic hospi­tal with a 100-yearold woman who has mul­ti­ple health prob­lems and “wants” to die so as not to “bur­den” any­one. Pub­lic opin­ion polls will de­ter­mine that

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Care Plan, quickly la­beled “Hil­laryCare,” which was long on gov­ern­ment over­sight, short on pa­tient choice. A Demo­cratic Congress de­feated it a year later.

Now we have the Na­tional Co­or­di­na­tor of Health In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy and a Demo­cratic Congress and Pres­i­dent Barack Obama ap­pear ready to re­sume their as­sault on all but the fit and those who do not bur­den stored his limbs, but “if I’d lived in Eng­land, I would have been nine years too old to have the surgery that saved my life and gave me an­other 21 years.”

Dr. Koop fears the United States is about to em­brace English so­cial­ized medicine with gov­ern­ment au­thor­i­ties de­cid­ing who lives and who dies. He says the idea of gov­ern­ment sec­ondguess­ing doc­tors sick­ens him.

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