Healthcare: Human Right or Privilege?

When it comes to human rights, we have copious writings of the visionaries that established this great country.


Strange then that when I consulted my copy of the Declaration of Independence which I carry in the right side inside pocket of my suit jacket, I did NOT read:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, the pursuit of happiness and single payer universal healthcare which must be purchased under penalty of law.”


Similarly, in my regular study of the Holy Bible, I have not encountered any reference, directive or even a mention of  single payer universal healthcare which must be purchased under penalty of law.


These facts lead me to believe that faux visionaries have foisted the hoax on all who will listen that single payer universal healthcare which must be purchased under penalty of law is a human right.


Single payer universal healthcare which must be purchased under penalty of law is, of course, NOT a human right. Health care is a privilege and a preference. It is not a right to be claimed at the expense of other citizens. Not everything that we desire is a right. Those who claim a right to everything, soon find out that they have a right to nothing. The real rights of men and women are being eliminated by an over-reaching, self-serving government which sees as its destiny to control and subjugate its citizens by making them entirely dependent on government.


Ironically, the shrinking of government and its thirst for regulation, control and dominance would likely make the privilege of healthcare obtainable, at least for all that will work.


***Ed Randazzo, is a nationally syndicated author. He has been a conservative activist and consultant for over 30 years and is currently the Chief News Editor of Life and Liberty Media***


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1 comment for “Healthcare: Human Right or Privilege?

  1. May 14, 2012 at 8:20 am

    No one has to spend a dime to support my First Amendment rights of free speech or freedom of religious expression, nor does anyone have to spend a dime to ensure my Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. No one is required to buy or support a news outlet for me, or even a website to allow me to speak my mind. No one is required to pay tithes to keep my church open. No one is required to buy me a gun or supply me with ammunition.

    When you need other people to pay for something you use, you aren’t exercising a right; you are enslaving someone.

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