reply to post by Murmoshka
Not sure if it was addressed to me, but I will try to reply to it.
I am much pleased by your interest in it, but I must humbly apologise that I am incapable of explaining the complex 950 page bill of America's
healthcare here, and most certainly not under 4000 characters limit on a post.
All that I can do is only to explain the very basics and essence of that bill here, simply so that more can comprehend. They are many other websites
and blogs devoted to explaining in much clearer details of that bill to help americans comprehend, and it is my hope that you may take the time to
check out those sources and form your own comprehension over the issue.
As to crux issue that some claim the constitution had been trampled upon, for forcing americans to pay for mandatory healthcare, let us coldly and
When one is uninsured, checks into the Accident and Emergencies wards, they will be healed by dedicated and compassionate doctors, whom cares naught
about money. But the time, effort and costs are not free. Someone has to pay for it.
Public Hospital administration often bill such costs to the Federal Budget which comes from Federal loans, and as a result, taxpayers of this and the
next generations foot the bill ultmately through paying off the National Debt.
It would not hurt wallets if just a few had medical issues, but unfortunately, humans are only mortal, and at some point of time WILL need medical
help. Suppose hundreds of thousands of uninsured per year seek for mere medical operations, can a society afford to bear those costs?
Thus, in truth, the matter is not whether a citizen 'had been forced' or not forced to pay, simply because EVERY citizen will have to pay for
society's healthcare one way or another. None had been turned away, despite claims that USA has no free healthcare. Truth is, USA has the highest free
healthcare system in the world, for no one had ever been turn away from and Accident/Emergency ward. America will leave none behind and had been doing
so for centuries.
Thus the creation of this bill, to reform it so that it ensures ALL citizens help to offset the costs, by enabling insurance companies to use ethical
capitalistic ways to grow those monies, which will never be needed in full at the same point of time, to fund healthcare, instead of hitting taxpayers
for the FULL costs of healthcare within a civilised society through the National Debt.
The founding fathers lived during the repressive age of serfdom, and saw many issues that were wrong in societies which affected all except the
priviledged few. The nobles and gentries had full access to the best doctors, but serfs had to make do with witch doctors or blood leechers. The
mortality rate of infants were horrifying low, but their leaders cared not whit, and cared only that the crops continue to be harvested, to prosper
and maintain their decadent lifestyles.
Thus they created a new form of compassionate pragmatic government, one built upon responsible Liberty and Freedom for all, not just for ONE
individual, but for SOCIETY as a whole.
The very essence of the sacred Constitution is to NOT leave anyone behind.
For those whom are against Healthcare, then the real issue is to NOT pay for those whom are ill and cannot afford medical help, costs of which are
often beyond a lifetime's savings of the middle class and the poor. Worse when emergencies occur, for none are immuned to ill health.
Let's cut the political BS and Create a bill that INSISTS every medical attention proffered must be paid in full, regardless of full insurance
coverage, partial coverage or no coverage, and to show proofs of one's financial status before being treated, or they can simply find a trashcan, haul
themselves into it and die on their own.
Is this what those whom are screaming Liberty and constitution had been trampled upon wants as a society?
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