This blog concerns President Bush’s recent veto of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) bill. On Monday he noted the bills importance and acknowledged the government’s vital role in assisting lower income families in their children’s health costs. Later on he vetoed the reauthorization of the bill and openly stated his support for private medication as opposed to federal government run health care.
The SCHIP has been a controversial topic which has appeared in many of the blogs I perused. Bush’s contradiction and swift change of mind has many people up in arms over the issue. Health care in
Hopefully there will come a time when every innocent child will be able to get the medical attention he or she deserves without their parents worrying about how to pay for it. Hopefully one day our government will shift its focus from unnecessary wars to the people who it is obligated to take care of and provide for them everything they deserve.