If health care is a 'right,' then government has no limits

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Author(s) Thomas McClanahan
Source Star Tribune
Date December 23, 2010
URL http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentary/112403809.html
Quotes-start.png "The problem is that elevating benefits to the level of rights confers an unlimited grant of power to the government. In the legislative process, laudable sentiments too often emerge as programs with unconstrained costs -- or, in the case of the personal mandate in Obamacare, policies that rely on coercion." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should not have been passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.