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Originally posted by dodadoom
reply to post by Janky Red
Thats too bad.
It really is a racket with the 'conned-sumer getting hosed every time.
Not really on topic but the banks have taken over here. (obviously)
They can charge whatever they want.
It's supposed to change (with a new law) in a year but I doubt it ever will.
They run this country and have for a long time.
Everything goes or comes through a bank at some point.......
once again the little guy gets reamed.
Of course the conned-sumers have to share some of the blame for
putting up with it!
[edit on 1-11-2009 by dodadoom]
Originally posted by Seiko
Have you ever heard of anyone in canada ever being denied medical care?
Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
Your title is totally deceiving.
We wouldn't be trusting the government with our health.
We would be trusting the government with the COST of our health care.
Big difference, but nice try.
The doctors, nurses and hospitals will still be dealing with our health.
The cost of our veterans health care is in the governments hands.
The cost of the elderly's health care is in the government's hands.
The cost of our representatives' health care is in the governments hands.
The cost of many countries' citizens' health care is in their governments hands (like Canada) and most people LOVE it.
Right now, the cost of our health care is in the corporations' hands... I guess it all depends on whom you trust more: the government or the corporations... I'm willing to give the government a chance as I KNOW how much the corporations care about me.
Originally posted by The Transhumanist
Let me turn your question around. What makes you trust corporations with your health care?
Our highway system, the police, fire departments, faa, cdc, homeland security all seem to do a pretty decent job. If it aint broke, don't fix it.
Could some of these organizations be more efficient if they were privatized? Probably, but ....(truncated)