Ron Paul, Republican of Texas. He’s known to some as “Dr. No” for his opposition to tax hikes and for his refusal to vote for spending bills. He’s a doctor by training and OBGYN and he’s written a new book simply called “End the Fed” as in theFederal Reserve. I spoke withRon Paulearlier. We started withhealth care, which he doesn’t believe is a fundamental right.
Ron Paul:I do not believe peoples’ needs or desires or wants or demands are rights. Once you do that you embark on a system of government that is uncontrollable. You have a right to your life, your liberty, and you should have a right to keep what you earn. So I do not believe medical care is a right and that’s one of the problems that we are facing today and why there’s so much confusion about what we ought to do abouthealthcare.