As our president attempts to regain control of the health care debate, keep in mind two myths: (1) that it is those mean ol’ Republicans that are blocking reform, and (2) that those who are opposed to Obamacare are opposed to all reform. Mr. Obama has all the votes he needs in his own party to pass whatever he wants, and there are health care alternatives that many Republicans (such as me) support that would put more power into the hands of the people rather than government bureaucrats. But we cannot gain a hearing for them. Perhaps if our president would stop all his speechifying and actually listen …?
Two Health Care Myths
Posted on September 9, 2009 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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