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Pandemic panic calls for . . . Obamacare!

By Michael Fumento

The current issue of Time magazine informs us

Pandemic diseases have a way of revealing our vulnerabilities in quick order. Already we have been humbled by the virus's exploitation of our fragmented health-care system, as families without insurance overwhelm emergency rooms, schools flounder without nurses, and people without a sick-leave option choose between going to work with a raging fever or getting fired. At the University of Washington, some 2,000 students have reported having H1N1 symptoms. At Emory University in Atlanta, sick kids are relocated to a dorm dubbed Club Swine.

Only universal health care - especially as proposed by the Obama administration - could have prevented this catastrophe!

Except that probably few of those students actually have the flu, but rather those ubiquitous "flu-like symptoms" stoked by panic purveyors like, well, Time magazine.

September 23, 2009 08:20 PM  ·  Swine Flu