Peoples Choice Ultimate

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my proposed solution for the heath care monster: Let The People Talk!

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Peoples Choice Ultimate

  1. 1. THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE ( A HEALTHY APPROACH TO HEALTH CARE) LET’S PUT THE TAXPAYER BACK IN THE POLICY LOOP!!
  2. 2. FOLKS, WE ARE IN A MESS! <ul><li>WE HAVE A NATIONAL DISEASE: CANCER OF THE DOLLAR </li></ul><ul><li>BUT WE ARE FIGHTING THE SYMPTOMS ONLY </li></ul><ul><li>OUR GOVERNMENT IS APPLYING EXPENSIVE BANDAIDS, BUT </li></ul><ul><li>WE NEED SOME MAJOR SURGERY FOR THE CANCER </li></ul><ul><li>HERE IS A SUGGESTION FOR THAT SURGERY – </li></ul><ul><li>WITH THE TAXPAYER WIELDING THE SCALPEL!! </li></ul>I CALL IT THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE!!! CRISIS TIMES DEMAND CRISIS MANAGEMENT!!!!!!!
  3. 3. Here’s the real enemy!! … a foot-high boobytrap!!! <ul><li>A 2000-page monstrosity </li></ul><ul><li>Agenda-Driven </li></ul><ul><li>Created Behind Closed Doors </li></ul><ul><li>Unread (Unreadable) By Signers </li></ul><ul><li>Virtually No Cost Controls </li></ul><ul><li>No Performance Measurement </li></ul><ul><li>No Advance Public Scrutiny </li></ul><ul><li>A Charlatan’s Bonanza </li></ul>
  4. 4. … .and here’s what we need! People’s Choice <ul><li>Created Ex-Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Size Limited (100 Pages) </li></ul><ul><li>Earmarks Prohibited </li></ul><ul><li>3 Candidates “Internetted” </li></ul><ul><li>Taxpayer-Validated </li></ul><ul><li>Cost/Benefit Summarized </li></ul><ul><li>Milestones Defined </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Measured </li></ul><ul><li>Termination Facilitated </li></ul>
  5. 5. Nobody, but nobody, knows what’s inside the existing monster…. <ul><li>An actual sample: </li></ul><ul><li>“ (a) Outpatient Hospitals – (1) In General – Section 1833(t)(3)(C)(iv) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395(t)(3)(C)(iv)) is amended – (A) in the first sentence – (i) by inserting “(which is subject to the productivity adjustment described in subclause (II) of such section)” after “1886(b)(3)(B)(iii); and (ii) by inserting “(but not below 0)” after “reduced”; and (B) in the second sentence, by inserting “and which is subject, beginning with 2010 to the productivity adjustment described in section 1886(b)(3)(B)(iii)(II)”. </li></ul>
  6. 6. COMPARISON Info <ul><li>US Constitution: 4,500 words </li></ul><ul><li>Read and studied by billions </li></ul><ul><li>Simple, transparent, understandable </li></ul><ul><li>Current and pending Legislative Bills: 450,000 words </li></ul><ul><li>Read and understood by no one </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretable only by lawyers, misinterpretable by charlatans </li></ul><ul><li>Result: Legislative and fiscal chaos </li></ul><ul><li>; </li></ul>
  7. 7. WHAT GOT US INTO THIS MESS? <ul><li>TAXPAYER COMPLACENCY </li></ul><ul><li>CONGRESSIONAL THIEVERY (EARMARKS) </li></ul><ul><li>ADMINISTRATIVE INEPTITUDE </li></ul><ul><li>REGULATOR INCOMPETENCE </li></ul><ul><li>WORDSMITHING ENTRAPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>SOME DARE CALL IT TREASON!! </li></ul><ul><li>(JOHN STORMER, 1964: Textbook Revisions, Class Hatred (multiculturalism), Anti-Free Enterprise, the intentional erosion of academic achievement, and Internationalism (vs. patriotism). </li></ul>
  8. 8. Where did it all start? Day One? Enemy Number One?
  9. 9. … Top Enemy Officials I feel the same way, Harry!
  10. 10. TIME FOR REAL CHANGE 1. ECONOMY IS IN SHAMBLES 2. CONGRESS IS INCAPABLE 3. ADMINISTRATION IS INEPT 4. TAXPAYER IS BEING IGNORED 5. 500+ FOOLS ARE POISED TO BETRAY US . . . LOOKS LIKE WE NEED A NICE , PEACEFUL REVOLUTION!
  11. 11. WHERE ARE WE NOW? <ul><li>FACED WITH INCREDIBLE DEBT </li></ul><ul><li>THREATENED WITH DESTRUCTION OF HEALTH SYSTEM </li></ul><ul><li>FORCED TO ACCEPT IRRESPONSIBLE LEGISLATION </li></ul><ul><li>IGNORED BY OUT-OF-REACH CONGRESSMEN </li></ul><ul><li>FEARFUL THAT FREEDOM WILL DISAPPEAR </li></ul><ul><li>DEMORALIZED BY IMMORAL OFFICIALS </li></ul><ul><li>AFRAID TO TRUST ANYONE </li></ul>
  12. 12. FEATURES OF THE PROCESS <ul><li>USES EXISTING GOVERNMENT PROCESSES </li></ul><ul><li>MANDATES A COOLING-OFF PERIOD </li></ul><ul><li>ALLOWS NO CLANDESTINE INCLUSIONS </li></ul><ul><li>CAN BE APPLIED TO ALL FUTURE LAWMAKING </li></ul><ul><li>STRESSES PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>PROVIDES FOR ERROR CORRECTION </li></ul>
  13. 13. SPECIFICATIONS OF THE PLAN: 1. FORMULATION BY EXPERTS 2. RESTRICTED FORMAT AND LENGTH 3. OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC REVIEW 4. TAXPAYER APPROVAL 5. ROUTINE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT 6. EXPANSION TO ALL LAWMAKING
  14. 14. <ul><li>RECALL & FREEZE ALL CURRENT DRAFTS!! </li></ul><ul><li>then, </li></ul><ul><li>ISSUE STANDARD GOVERNMENT RFP </li></ul><ul><li>SPECIFY 100 PAGE FORMAT </li></ul><ul><li>SELECT, POST 3 BEST </li></ul><ul><li>MODIFY 2010 1040s FOR VOTING </li></ul><ul><li>INSTALL PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>EXPAND TO ALL LAWMAKING </li></ul>SEVEN POINTS
  15. 15. Once Again, Where we are now: A clueless congress and a naïve administration have recklessly signed unread contracts which will cost our grandchildren trillions
  16. 16. WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? <ul><li>Diogenes Spent His Days Walking The Streets Of Athens, With A Lighted Lantern – </li></ul><ul><li>Looking For An Honest Man! </li></ul><ul><li>H e Never Found One! </li></ul>WE NEED A MODERN-DAY DIOGENES TO LEAD OUR CHARGE. IS THERE ONE HONEST, COURAGEOUS MAN(WOMAN) WHO WILL PLEASE STEP FORWARD? HELP US IMPLEMENT THE PEOPLES’ CHOICE !!!!!! Here’s your white horse!!

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