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Old 12-08-2017, 02:03 PM
 
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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Fifty-six percent of Americans say the federal government should be responsible for making sure all Americans have healthcare coverage, up slightly from 52% last year and the highest level in 10 years.
Majority Want Government to Ensure Healthcare Coverage

I believe the solution is a hybrid system. We should automatically enroll everyone in the US in a single-payer system for basic health care and emergencies, and then allow private insurers to sell policies for extra services. This type of system works very well in other countries.
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:15 PM
 
Location: SGV
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The happiest slaves to have ever walked the earth.
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:16 PM
 
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They want something for nothing. They'll be shocked when they find out they're going to have to pay for it.
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:17 PM
 
Location: Little Rock, AR
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And I want a million dollars
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:20 PM
 
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The happiest slaves to have ever walked the earth.
There is no "freedom" in being sick or injured and having no way to afford care. Or in going bankrupt even if you do have insurance. Or in being denied because of a preexisting condition. No one should die for lack of care in a country as rich as ours.

Every other civilized country in the world realizes this, but somehow the U.S. just doesn't get it.

Well, that's not true. From the OP we know that the majority of Americans do. It's the backwards party in power now who doesn't give a damn about anyone but their rich lobbyist pals.
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:21 PM
 
Location: Boston
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thats all? 56%? thought it would be way more than that

Did they follow-up that question with would you be willing to give up 25% of your income to ensure everyone has "free healthcare?'
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:23 PM
 
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thats all? 56%? thought it would be way more than that

Did they follow-up that question with would you be willing to give up 25% of your income to ensure everyone has "free healthcare?'
They should have followed up with, would you be willing to cut the obscenely bloated military budget to ensure everyone has healthcare? That would be the place to start. The money is there. It's just a matter of priorities.
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:27 PM
 
Location: MS
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Majority Want Government to Ensure Healthcare Coverage

I believe the solution is a hybrid system. We should automatically enroll everyone in the US in a single-payer system for basic health care and emergencies, and then allow private insurers to sell policies for extra services. This type of system works very well in other countries.
You have a poll by the same guys who said Hillary would win the presidential election. Presidential Election 2016: Key Indicators
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:32 PM
 
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Me too! I want free health care, free education, free food, free cars, free golf clubs. You name it, I want it free.
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Old 12-08-2017, 02:34 PM
 
Location: In The Thin Air
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Me too! I want free health care, free education, free food, free cars, free golf clubs. You name it, I want it free.
I hope you have a good job to get all that free stuff.
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