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..America just spent hundreds of billions of dollars, on, of all things, bailing out it's banking and financial system. An amount of money that is currently being borrowed from China. An amount of money that would pay for a decent public healthcare system several times over.
If the government insists on instituting this program, let them cut expenditures elsewhere to facilitate it, instead of raising taxes.
Right, but whose share are the roads that go between states? Or do you not travel to other states?
And I'm sure you realize that if your work has to hire a private company to do anything for them, they'll be paying YOU less, not themselves. It'll come out of your wallet and your coworker's wallets. Not theirs.
You're not entirely getting it. You'd be paying for your share, and your boss's shares. The people up top will always force the people down low to pay for their problems, too.
I'm glad he's going to oppose it, and i hope more politicians open their eyes and oppose it also. I can't afford the taxes they force me to pay now, i sure can't afford to pay any more ! I can't afford my own health care how am i gonna pay for someone else's ? If they implement national health care it's going to be a big mistake, people are not going to get the health care that they think they are.
Originally posted by ANNED
Under a government system how will they get the illegal aliens to pay for there own insurance.
How many illegals will come to the US just for free health care like they do now.
Originally posted by chise61 I can't afford my own health care how am i gonna pay for someone else's ? If they implement national health care it's going to be a big mistake, people are not going to get the health care that they think they are.
Originally posted by TheAssociate
Not even all Democrats agree that nationalized health care is a step in the right direction. Senator Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) opposes the steps being taken to implement socialized medicine. This is great news for those of us who oppose this.
Nelson says his reasoning is that the public plan would hurt private insurance, and this is definitely true. I say "thanks, but no thanks." I would much rather have my private insurance than bureaucrat mandated health care.
(visit the link for the full news article)
Originally posted by inked up
Yet you want the government controlling your personal health?
Originally posted by whaaa
Wouldn't you agree that ANY healthcare is better than none even if it is National healthcare.
And actually you are already paying for someone else's healthcare; all our elected officials that have salary's, healthcare etc. payed for by the taxes of the American taxpayer.
All I ask for is the same healthcare I afford my elected officials thru my taxes. I certainly can't afford the "for profit" HMO's with their CEO's making obscene salary's. While they deny care whenever they can.
The Canadian model works for me.
And to deny health care to the citizens of a country because a few illegals might avail themselves of the same system seems a very lame excuse.
Originally posted by tjeffersonsghost
I'm not for socialized medicine myself Im for allowing people to buy insurance from outside your state and Im for being able to import your medicine from places like Canada but I find it ironic these government officials who rail on the government insurance are at the same time USING that insurance for themselves. Why dont these government officials who dont like the government insurance cancel their policies and go buy private insurance then and save us taxpayers some money?
the health care providers skim 30%+ off the top of all the money they take in for PROFIT
So you are as much against choice as this guy is.
\Yah those government officials have ACCTUAL insurance, instead of the crap the populace is getting. Theirs also works because they have money and know how to get around the loopholes that skrew us all out of our money, homes and jobs.