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Originally posted by Sestias
I, a lefty, personally favor a public option.
I think the danger will be in watering down the universal health care legislation in a way that leaves Big Pharma and Big Insurance in control and continuing to make huge profits while health care remains unaccessible and unaffordable for millions.
Originally posted by drwizardphd
Despite how many subsidies the government provides, they are still planning to fine those who do not/cannot afford health care from the insurance providers.
In the long run, accountants for these corporations will be deciding which health services are appropriate for you, not your doctor. We need a single-payer plan like the rest of the world, so that all US citizens will have equal and fair access to proper health care.
Obama's plan disgusts me and shows how much damage Democrats are willing to do to our country in order to compromise with their lobbyists. And I remember him saying something about putting limitations on lobbyists during his campaign...