» Paul Hsieh

Paul Hsieh

Paul Hsieh, MD, is a member of the Colorado chapter of Docs4PatientCare (www.Docs4PatientCare.org) and co-founder of Freedom and Individual Rights in Medicine (www.WeStandFIRM.org).
Follow Paul:

How ObamaCare Plays Games with Your Life

Thursday, September 1st, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

"Accountable care organizations" push doctors to take on only the healthiest patients.

Read bullet | Comments »

Don’t Shoot the Downgrade Messenger

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

Attacking S&P for the U.S. credit downgrade is like criticizing your doctor for diagnosing your cancer.

Read bullet | Comments »

The Coming Collectivization of American Health Care

Monday, July 11th, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

Collectivizing American doctors will fail as badly as collectivizing Soviet farmers.

Read bullet | Comments »

Why the ‘Unexpected’ Keeps Happening

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

Why do so many journalists describe Obama's foreseeable economic failures as “unexpected”?

Read bullet | Comments »

Dude, Where’s My Freedom?

Saturday, June 11th, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

The government tightens the noose on guns, health, travel, and more.

Read bullet | Comments »

Massachusetts: The Canary in the Coal Mine for ObamaCare

Thursday, May 12th, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

The ongoing failure of the “universal health care” plan in Massachusetts serves as a clear warning to the rest of America.

Read bullet | Comments »

We Call It ‘Rationing,’ Obama Calls It ‘Medicare Independent Payment Advisory Board’

Friday, April 22nd, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

We shouldn't let either Obama's IPAB or Congress control our health care.

Read bullet | Comments »

The Homer Simpson Approach to Social Security

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

The Social Security trust fund is fictional, nothing more than a collection of IOUs from the government to itself.

Read bullet | Comments »

The Wisconsin Protests and the New Medical Ethics

Monday, February 21st, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

The breaches of professional ethics displayed in Wisconsin may be an ominous foretaste of future problems Americans can expect under ObamaCare.

Read bullet | Comments »

America’s Other Drug Problem

Saturday, February 5th, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

The government's set to worsen our shortage of life-saving medications.

Read bullet | Comments »

Will the GOP Walk the Walk on the Constitution?

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 - by Paul Hsieh

First read it -- then defend it.

Read bullet | Comments »

Beware Counterfeit ‘Responsibility’

Friday, December 17th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

The White House's "individual responsibility" rhetoric masks its drive to subvert individual freedom.

Read bullet | Comments »

GOP: Dance With The One Who Brung You

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

Celebrate Tuesday's election results, but don't forget who put you in office and why — namely, the independent-minded Tea Party voters.

Read bullet | Comments »

2010: Dawn of the Terran Empire?

Friday, October 1st, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

Like Kirk and Spock, I fear we may have passed through to a parallel (political) universe.

Read bullet | Comments »

Get Ready for Your Health Care ‘Re-Education’

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

Kathleen Sebelius' chilling, Orwellian order that insurers not blame ObamaCare for rising rates was just the start. We must stop the re-education in November.

Read bullet | Comments »

Avastin and Your Life

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

The recent controversy over the cancer drug Avastin highlights the dangers inherent in government-run health care that can only be avoided by repealing ObamaCare.

Read bullet | Comments »

Transparency for Me, but not for Thee

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

Americans must demand government transparency as a corollary to the broader principle that a properly limited government should be our servant, not our master—as the Founders intended.

Read bullet | Comments »

Donald Berwick, the Pro-Gun Control Lobby, and Paternalism

Friday, July 23rd, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

Berwick and gun control advocates share a flawed view of human nature and a disdain for the rationality of ordinary men. Thus, their paternalistic desire to restrict our freedoms.

Read bullet | Comments »

Should You Be Allowed to Know What’s in Your DNA?

Thursday, July 15th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

"You can't handle the truth!" That's the federal government's latest message to Americans seeking to learn the content of their own DNA.

Read bullet | Comments »

Free Speech: Use It or Lose It

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

Recently, independent journalism and blogging have come under attack on multiple fronts.

Read bullet | Comments »

Beware Dr. Galbraith’s Snake Oil

Monday, May 31st, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

Even in the face of the Greek situation, some economists continue to argue that deficits don't matter.

Read bullet | Comments »

ObamaCare: Insurers Need Permission to Survive; Citizens, to Live

Sunday, April 25th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

Under arbitrarily powerful government, by the grace of Congress go I.

Read bullet | Comments »

The Deadly Tax on Medical Innovation

Sunday, April 11th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

ObamaCare could dramatically slow the pace of medical progress, leading to millions of preventable deaths

Read bullet | Comments »

The Real ObamaCare Fraud

Friday, March 26th, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

The ObamaCare CBO score was based on a fraud. Hidden in ObamaCare is a more pernicious fraud: "bending the cost curve" by covert rationing.

Read bullet | Comments »

ObamaCare: The Coming Battles

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 - by Paul Hsieh

The first round of the political fight over health care has gone to those who would violate our rights — but the final victory can still be ours.

Read bullet | Comments »