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Originally posted by Maxatoria
Perhaps the OP should come and visit some of the UK hospitals, yes they are over worked but that because they can't charge £50 a tablet etc so you can have a playboy bunny at every bedside giving out martini's and sweetmeats and remember why we have socialist aka commy healthcare in the first place as it was due to in the last war a lot of people who needed basic medical care before they could be used as cannon fodder and with populations decimated by war and the cold war looming the last thing the governments wanted was people unable to fight due to basic and easily treated ailments should WW3 happen and also it had the added benefit of increasing tax revenue since sick people could now go back to work
Originally posted by grandmakdw
reply to post by Tardacus
I'm sorry, where in the constitution or bill of rights does it say that it is governments responsibility provide for the general welfare of the American people. Please read both and quote where it says that.
Government's responsibility according to our constitution is to protect the citizens and defend them, not to be a daddy for them. Our government has greatly overreached, aside from protecting and defending citizens the rest is supposed to be left to the state governments, not the federal government.
God help us if government thinks it's responsibility to to provide for our general welfare. That's what the military does and look to my previous post and see what that's like.
People today don't want to "man up" and take care of themselves and their families, they want nanny Obama to do it for them. Being dependent on government for your healthcare means Michelle can come into your home and clean out your pantry of junk food if she wants to, in order to protect your health because "they" are responsible for it.
We the people of the United States, in order to ... provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, ..do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Oh you are so wrong. There will be a government sponsored insurance program. We on the military insurance have been told that our insurance will be merged with the new government sponsored insurance program.
My insurance is the military health insurance which pays the same as medicare, and will be merged