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originally posted by: luthier
a reply to: ketsuko
Like any use of force in the social contract you get fined. What happens when you want to 60 instead of 35?
If who doesn't have it? You can buy any extra insurance you want but the base line is required to keep the population from endlessly complaining of the cost since the pools are too small.
originally posted by: CarlsBad
a reply to: Teikiatsu
That is not my argument, that is reality's argument to what these simple words that should be understood in the conversation mean.
Universal Healthcare is the one that implies more Government.
Single-Payer is too much responsibility for a private entity to be trusted. This is why the Government is chosen, not because they are qualified, but out of neutrality. Again, hardly decisions being made by me.
But if you can be the one to get everyone to ditch their current insurance in favor of the one you choose, private or not, kudos, same result. Massive efficiency.
And specially the comment about efficiency has to do with how many Pools of insurance work best. The math points at 1 pool. Has nothing to do with my opinion of the efficiency of the Government if you could understand my post at all.