Us conservatives talk a lot about the slippery slope. Well, America's wearing roller skates and the slope is starting to get steep. Hot Air's Ed Morrissey has the story on how America is starting the conversation on what to do with the elderly.
Greg Hengler at Townhall captures this revealing moment in the Senate Finance Committee hearings on health-care reform. The speaker, Professor Stuart Altman of Brandeis University, tells the committee that resources get wasted in the American health-care system, especially for one segment of the population. Professor Altman says he’s reluctant to mention it, but why waste money on in-depth treatment for people who won’t live long anyway? Better to warehouse them and save the resources for the young:Continue reading>>>