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I already have health insurance I am happy with, so why throw it away for a new Healthcare system?

I worked for years to earn my healthcare insurance, just as all of my colleagues. When I needed health insurance, I took a job that offered it. My brother, on the other hand, chose to enter the military, and so he therefore has a lifetime health insurance plan thru the VA, as a Vets do. Hillary wants all that to end all these options in favor of government-handled universal healthcare. Why should those of us who already have healthcare insurance want to abandon it for Hillary's plan? Is that fair?

Asked By: Rebecca A - 4/23/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
N O T ... just Hillary !!! ... Obama TOO... More
Answered By: Troll Hunter Too - 4/23/2008
Additional Answers (17)
You don't have to you'll just pay LESS. Savvy.
Answered By: patriotic italienne™ v1.01 - 4/23/2008
 
because you don't matter to Hillary or Obama, only the people that need to vote for them to keep getting free stuff matter
Answered By: Pelosi's Poolboy - 4/23/2008
 
Nothing about Hillary's stances are fair for the working men and women in the long run...she wants to "garnish" people's wages if they don't buy into her Hillarycare..sounds an awful lot like communism to me.....
Answered By: jbbrant1 - 4/23/2008
 
because many people cant get or are not happy with there health insurance any we need to think of everyone when it comes to health care
Answered By: smokin.kush420 - 4/23/2008
 
The government tells you what to think, stop thinking for yourself. Hillary will do what is best for the "common good" and for the children! =) Ignorance is strength!
Answered By: yahoo avatars are dumb - 4/23/2008
 
Cause there are people unlike you and me. Who want us paying so they can take care of themselves.
Answered By: Ezz17 - 4/23/2008
 
I do not favor Hillary or her plan. But, I am one of the millions who cannot afford private health insurance. I have been self-employed since 1989.
Answered By: Big Woof - 4/23/2008
 
Hillary doesn't want to end your insurance... More
Answered By: John T - 4/23/2008
 
I have 100% coverage too. But what would happen to me if I got sick and couldn't work anymore? Have you looked at how expensive insurance is under COBRA? What about people that don't have insurance. Do you shop at Walmart? Their employees can't afford the lousy insurance they offer. We all need help, that is... More
Answered By: MeanKitty - 4/23/2008
 
you don't have to give up your healthcare you have now. its for people who don't have insurance.
Answered By: elephants and donkeys - 4/23/2008
 
Well, one word. Socialism. Then comes Communism. If we become socialist, America should revolt and start a new relovutionary war, and go Politician Hunting.
Answered By: imho - 4/23/2008
 
If "free" government health care is such a good idea, why do I fore go my entitlement to it as a retired military member and pay for the insurance offered by my employer? Because government health care sucks.
Answered By: Return of Bite My Shiny Metal... - 4/23/2008
 
actual health care is secondary . mandated insurance for Americans would be payback for those huge campaign donations the gave her . face it all dems and repubs have become totally corrupt . vote Nader .
Answered By: railroad dave - 4/23/2008
 
If you think that you're health insurance is good, you really don't know too much about health insurance. The costs of healthcare can only go up with competition, this is what economists usually refer to as a natural monopoly. The ideal solution to a natural monopoly situation is to create only one provider in each... More
Answered By: therepublic81 - 4/23/2008
 
Her plans are to make those who have ins. toadd more money to the ins. to make up for those who do not have it. So your ins. comp. will charge larger premiems.You will pay for others. Plus they will tell you what medical you can have done.
Answered By: bicmiss - 4/23/2008
 
Yes thank you, I'm in the same boat as your brother. We joined the military and worked for out medical and now they want to force me into some dumb universal health care? Thanks but no thanks and they aren't going to make me do it. I refuse to pay for someone's health when they won't work for theirs. If this UHC... More
Answered By: JundaKell - 4/23/2008
 
Just send all the money you'll save to Africa or something.
Answered By: Mariselli - 4/23/2008
 
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