Hannan discusses British health care and libertarian plan

Daniel Hannan, a member of the British politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) was interviewed over at Reason TV interviewed Hannan, and Jim was unable to get the video posted, but here it is.


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  1. gillie28 on August 27, 2009 at 4:28 am

    When  Hannan began to speak out against the NHS, labor part and even his own party leader, rushed to condemn his comments.  Since that happened a few weeks ago, horror stories about the NHS are now being printed in the British papers, confirming his criticism of the UK health system. 

    My sister and cousins live in France, and, apparently their health care system is pretty good.  the problem is those who live there are taxed enormously to sustain it. 

  2. Anne-EH on August 27, 2009 at 7:27 am

    Steve, posted this blog article over at Free Republic this morning.

  3. theignorantfisherman on August 27, 2009 at 4:13 pm

    I say old chap you will get yourself into a sticky wicket if you go down that road… there a good chap!

    Thanks for the advise! I sent this out to everybody! Fight the power!

  4. sammy22 on August 28, 2009 at 3:25 am

    It seems like in France they have a pretty good health care system, though they are taxed enormously. We have a what? health care system and we are not taxed enormously??

  5. gillie28 on August 28, 2009 at 5:16 am

    UK highest tax rate just raised to 50%.  Current highest US tax rate is 35%. 

  6. sammy22 on August 28, 2009 at 12:23 pm

    @gillie28 – You talked about France, not the UK. In any event what kind of health care does the US get with a 35% tax rate? And we are going broke at that.

  7. gillie28 on August 29, 2009 at 11:45 am

    sorry sammy…was thinking UK.  France is around 45% payroll tax…individual is 21

  8. Anne-EH on August 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm

    Daniel Hannan is the carnary bird of the coal mine shaft warning America not to go the way of the UK in respects to Obamacare.

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