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WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats’ health care overhaul passed a key test in a party-line vote early Monday, in a dramatic defeat for Republicans that put the legislation on track for Christmas-week passage.
In the run-up to the vote, the escalation in rhetoric was remarkable on both sides of an issue that has divided the two political parties for months.
The United States is the only wealthy industrialized nation that does not have universal coverage. Health insurance in the U.S. is provided primarily by employers, but the ranks of the uninsured have been growing due to job losses in the recent recession.
Originally posted by jam321
Here is what so stupid about it all.
Won't go into effect until around 2015
There is no mechanism to control costs, no guarantees your premiums will fall.
And people expect this garbage to be a blessing.
I hope the courts get filled up with lawsuits concerning this bs.
Economy is broken..Their answer: Implement a Universal Healthcare Coverage