Monday, February 27, 2012

Cardinal Francis George of Chicago predicts that under Obamacare and the HHS mandate, “unless something changes,” in two years all Catholic hospitals will have shut down.

Ace observes,
The state would have to come in and take over, right? I mean, they'd have to. Something Must Be Done, and ergo the state gains new powers, somehow. To fix its previous mistakes.

The real genius of socialism is that it is filled with mistakes and poor decisions, and those very mistakes and poor decisions then supply the justification for additional assertions of power, to fix problems their last power-grab created.