The push to socialize U.S. health care came not from the “people,” but from a small clique of Marxists, led by a man with close personal ties to President Barack Obama. This group’s goal is fully socialized, government run “single payer” health care-as long promoted through Congressman John Conyers’ National Health Insurance Act, or HR 676.
The leader of this Marxist clique is Quentin Young-a retired Chicago physician, a life-long Marxist activist and long time friend and political ally of Barack Obama. Young has known and worked with Obama for years in Chicago and has reportedly directly influenced Obama’s views on socialized medicine.
According to radical journalist John Nichols writing in The Progressive, “Obama…learned about single-payer health care from his old friend and neighbor Dr. Quentin Young, the longtime coordinator of Physicians for a National Health Program.”
Quentin Young told Amy Goodman of “Democracy Now!” that while an Illinois state senator, Obama was a strong supporter of “single payer.” He said: “Barack Obama, in those early days-influenced, I hope, by me and others-categorically said single payer was the best way, and he would inaugurate it if he could get the support, meaning majorities in both houses, which he’s got, and the presidency, which he’s got. And he said that on more than one occasion…”
Read More: BY TREVOR LOUDON, Accuracy In Media
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