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reply to post by macman
Perhaps you could look at some other countries healthcare systems and see how they do it and get some ideas about how you might like to have a healthcare system. It's just a suggestion don't go mental. I'm sure most of us will agree the current US system needs change and doesn't work well and is too expensive. That's what I think. But in the end you Americans will have to work it out for yourselves. Good luck with that it looks like a mess.
I've been following this thread a bit and it's been ... interesting. I realize I'm somewhat of an outsider and not an American. Just an observation but it seems like some of you are more concerned with calling each other names like socialist and redneck etc than having an actual healthcare system that works. I'm sure we're all aware how bad the US healthcare system is.
Some seem opposed to the idea of a universal healthcare system which if done well would probably be cheaper than the current US system which seems to be a disaster. Even if you don't like the idea of it I'm sure everyone would want better healthcare which costs less taxpayer money. Other countries do it and so can America.
Call me a socialist or whatever name you feel is appropriate if it makes you feel better but I am an Australian and our healthcare system is better than America's. Reasonably intelligent educated people in America have some idea about the world outside of America's borders. And some of you think we're all foreigner hippy socialist commies! lol. By the way Australia is not a communist country.
reply to post by macman
Why such vitriol for Progressives? progress = moving forward. Conserve = staying the same. And brother. the same is pretty effed up.
reply to post by hounddoghowlie
WHAT? I'm not allowed to compromise and be a Libertarian? That is absurd! Compromise is supposed to be how our government works. That is how things get done. Both sides realize that they are NEVER going to get EXACTLY what they want and give up on certain issues to favor other issues. You just effectively supported what is currently disastrously wrong with our country, bitter partisan line toeing. You need to rethink your priorities if you think that people are supposed to be completely unyielding on all issues and never compromise.
Besides, I'd rather compromise on something like health care, which helps people in need, then morality issues like drugs, gambling, and prostitution or 2nd Amendment issues (or any amendment issues for that matter).edit on 26-3-2014 by Krazysh0t because: (no reason given)
Besides, I'd rather compromise on something like health care, which helps people in need, then morality issues like drugs, gambling, and prostitution or 2nd Amendment issues (or any amendment issues for that matter
As for this case, it seems to me that if HL loses, you can pretty much kiss religious freedom in this country goodbye, because it can be overridden at any time by regulations and mandates passed by Congress.
by the way there are many married women who use birth control also! I suppose they are whores also right?