John Conyers thinks we should have a new right. He is not talking about a change in his political opposition either.
During his speech at a recent National Press Club luncheon, House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.) said he is introducing a constitutional amendment that would establish health care as “a right” for all Americans.Humans have rights to free speech, self defense, the right to be left alone by government.
When exactly did this new right come into being? If it is new then it is not unalienable.
And what exactly is the cut off point? Should the government spend $1 billion to give me 1 more week of life? Or is $100 million a more reasonable number?
To exercise the right to keep and bear arms you have to buy your own. Will the same be true of medical care?
If we have a right to government medical care can I please have a government tank? Or maybe just a couple of mortar tubes, a rifle or three (full auto), and a shot gun for clearing trenches. Did I leave out a pistol? Plus 10,000 rounds of ammunition a year for each so I can keep in practice. And replacements (the most modern) for all the above every 5 years. That way all the militias will be similarly armed.
Oh yeah. I want to add some anti-aircraft missiles and anti-tank weapons to the mix as well. Probably 50 of each. You can never get too much practice.
Cross Posted at Classical Values