Obamacare rule demands all medical records be made available to the federal government

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Finding out what’s in it: Obamacare requires that everyone’s private medical records be made available to the federal government.


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  • The Emigrant

    Based on the Joe the Plumber case, I have no problems predicting with 100% confidence that at least once confidential medical information of a conservative or Republican who has somehow entered the public arena will be used against him. This is because a child that is not disciplined will do as his will says, and liberals rarely get spanked by the media. If Joe the Plumber had been a Democrat, we’d still be hearing about the leaking of his information, ala “Plamegate”.

  • JGL

    Q: Does our Constitution exist as long as, or until some group who “knows best” comes along and decides that for the “greater good” your rights and the foundation of our civilization must change?

    Let me elaborate:

    Q: Should the second amendment be stricken from the Constitution because firearms and the right to own and keep them make a police officers job more dangerous? For the greater good of course

    A: No, your right to own and keep firearms for the protection of you and your family is a basic right, identified by the framers, without concern for whether government might not in the long run like it. As a matter of fact they understood the nature of government and that nature is that its much more convienient to have a population that is not armed.

    The founders understood the nature of man.

    What is the nature of man that they understood?

    THE NATURE OF MAN IS TO ABUSE POWER, this is a general absolute statement, and there are few absolute statements.

    So in answer to my first question:

    No, it is never acceptable to trade rights, even for the greater good (if there is such a thing as a greater good in this context).

    This current administration desires to “own” the people and do what is “best” (in their opinion) for the greater good, I think the greater

    good is best served when the people understand where their Constitution comes from and how and why it came into being and choose to

    reconnect with its intent.

    Benjamin Franklin wrote: Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor


    Pay attention to Ben, he knew what he was talking about.

  • Publius 2

    I find it ironic that Senator Charles Schumer has begun a crusade to prevent Onstar, the GM in-car communications system, from compiling and possibly selling data about its users. That pales in comparison to the massive data collection about to begin by the federal government on the private medical records of citizens. Where are you on this, Senator Schumer? And will you permit your own health records to be compiled by the government? How about President Clinton’s, which have never been released? Ditto President Obama’s? As you have said, Bob, repeal the damn bill!

  • larry

    Wow – you think the ‘thought police’ policy of the right won’t get a sample of your dna and profile your habits.

    oh my.. i’m an atheist.. this site is stale..

    @Publius 2

    as an engineer – we are connecting everything together. Total transparency is the result – deal.

    @The Emigrant – man you need to get out more. it’s not them vs. us. Or maybe it is from your perspective. there’s alot more views then liberal, gop and so on.

    @Publus 2 if the republicans had the friggin guts to have input to the health care bill, but they are have no balls. zombies. Don’t worry – with more transparency. I don’t have a clue what will happen. We can watch the congress – living in there own reality and having GREAT benfits for life – it’s easy to play with talk when you have no fucking pain. Grow a friggin pair and look at where the $ goes to! It’s not republican vs. democrates – that is a shame. Watch the $, they want you to get emotional with the game. Hell people get paid to post and keep the emotions logic of the brain working.

    @Zimmerman – man what’s your beef. sometimes you are on and other times you are in lala land. Just my perpsective.

    Go space – maybe we can find enough planets to test all these various great society people are so sure are the answers.

    Keep surfing the chaos.

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