You might—or might not—have noticed that part of the entire health care debate is centered around children, and the health care they receive. For it is on our children that the main burdens of the new debt we are taking on to pay for health care will fall, and it is they who will wind up with their entire lives electronically recorded by a government run health care system. Of course, I’ve discussed the government’s desire for our children in terms of school many times on this blog, and I believe there is a concerted effort to “take over” the entire home schooling movement, as well, in the wings. And we all know the government would like nothing better than to have every child come out of their education with a hankering to join a union of some sort, and relying on the “mainstream media” for all their information.
The next step in this parade is to reduce the dependence of young adults on their families and private organizations, transferring that dependence to the government, as well. That’s the upshot of a recent move in Congress to change the law so all student college loans must go through the Government; that no private lenders will be able to make student loans any longer (via RedState).
While we are all focusing on H.R. 3200, the House Democrats’ health care plan, we should at least glance at H.R. 3221, the House Democrats’ plan to kill off higher education access. (PDF)
The legislation is opposed by many major universities including Notre Dame, among others. Basically, the bill would shut down all private providers of student loans, drive up costs for universities, and become a bureaucratic nightmare for institutions of higher learning. The professors may be leftists, but the administrators have to pay attention to the bottom line.
Get that? The Democrats want an “all-government run program” to provide people access to money to pay for college. And if they do that, then they can force universities to comply with lots of new rules or deny students the right to use federal student loans to go to particular colleges.
The bottom line idea seems to be to make certain every college student comes out of college owing the Government money, and, at the same time, gaining firmer control over what colleges teach. A nice two-fer. The House has just passed this bill, by the way.
And if you don’t think this is all about worldview, and making certain the government controls the worldview of our kids, consider this: Some 29 states now provide psychiatric counseling to preschool students. The reasoning is that if we can catch aggresive students at an ever younger age, we can counsel them out of their problems. I’m certain they also make certain these kids don’t hold to any sort of fundamentalist beliefs along the way, like believing in absolute truth.