How can People be against Government Subsidized Healthcare?
People seem sadly misinformed about Universal Healthcare Many use the European model, which is inefficient. In America, people would have to pay for their healthcare, but the government would help out, as they should. A good country has healthy citizens. If a man gets sick, and is unable to work, he shouldn't have to destroy his credit to pay medical bills! That is what I see the Democrats proposing. Some companies give health benefits. These are largely inadequate, only covering a few thousand dollars. The only jobs that give good healthcare are social servants, teachers, military retirees, and G-men. Matty, you are narrow-minded People bitch about the government until they need something from it.
Asked By: Justin - 7/25/2008
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In America, unfortunately most of the population seems to be denial with regard to their responsibilities, healthcare or lack thereof is just one of many. We have the highest cost healthcare system in the world, yet the majority of Americans either have inadequate care, or no care at all. We are 29th in Mortality, but... More
Answered By: Robert L - 7/26/2008
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The way things are going in this country now, any redesign of the health care system will just be an opportunity for government and wall street insiders to loot the system. I picture the same people who ran Fannie Mae taking over.
Answered By: Chris P - 7/25/2008
maybe rich people do not need it but everyone benfits.
Answered By: gracekelly3rd - 7/25/2008
It's a good idea if you are part of the "entitlement" crowd in our country. Why would you want that kind of government control in your life? They can then tell you how to take care of your own body. Move to a communist country if you need government that bad in your life. That is utterly PATHETIC. I don't need... More
Answered By: Matty - 7/25/2008
Government health care actually increases the price of health care, by circulating more money into the industry. This makes it harder to pay for. Free or inexpensive health care was provided through charity by good doctors before the government began subsidising it... More
Answered By: Loki - 7/25/2008
For those of you who question the government's ability to handle health care, do note that almost everyone on the VA system think its great and that is socialized medicine run by the government. Also note that the Medicare system for seniors is exaclty the same as Canada's single payer health care system except the US... More
Answered By: chuckles951 - 7/25/2008
If that's what you think, many of us know better, and if you want to pay more federal taxes for it, be my guest. I do not.
Answered By: chappye7 - 7/25/2008
Chuckles- I've heard nothing but BAD things from people who have to use the VA. I can't imagine them thinking it's a good thing... More
Answered By: elizabeth_ashley44 - 7/25/2008
And where would the government get this money from to help with healthcare hmmmmmmm? They'll get it by rasing our taxes! Universal Healthcare sounds good on paper but it's not going to work in the real world....... it's been a failure in both Europe and Canada... wake up and smell the coffee. Universal Healthcare will... More
Answered By: Sarah Ray - 7/25/2008
why do you want to give money to some one just so they can give it back only under the condition that you do the things they want for you to get it back plus they keep a little of it for their valuable decision making, plus a little more for overhead costs... More
Answered By: thedude jr - 7/25/2008
You gotta be crazy,its proven over and over again that socializing medicine and its practices doesnt work.I'll use Canada.Why do they come here for operations,you ever wonder about that?Maybe because by the time your doctors appointment has come,your dead already(great plan... More
Answered By: stygianwolfe - 7/25/2008
because people with jobs have to subsidize the government before it can subsidize people without jobs
Answered By: Paladin - 7/25/2008
I'm against it because I fund the government and I don't want to pay for other people's health care. And any entitlement program the government operates is ALWAYS corrupt and rift with waste and abuse by the non-contributing drains on society the programs are designed to help... More
Answered By: Pat F - 7/25/2008
I have lived in Europe and in Singapore. I have also lived with the high cost of health insurance as a small businessman in the USA. The universal health care overseas is at best third rate in Singapore and not even that in Europe. I broke an arm body surfing in Singapore and it took close to 36 hours in hospital... More
Answered By: Coasty - 7/26/2008
well man i agree but u should work hard and u know the darwins theury of the survival of the fittest....so strugle for ur survival...and for the part of question i agree that a good govt helps thier people...so if u have such thoughts u should persuade people for it...fight for ur right...but remeber also u should take... More
Answered By: master zoro - 7/26/2008
As far as being "misinformed" I would say that you're right there too. Point me towards one, just one government-run program that is run efficiently, or well. And you want to add health insurance to these "geniuses" as well? Good government = less government, not more.
Answered By: Mark A - 7/26/2008
By Government Subsidized Health Care, I take it you mean Universal Coverage, or coverage for all citizens. You need to be very specific... More
Answered By: Tugboat Capn - 7/26/2008
So all of America should be forced under penalty of imprisonment to pay for yet another government program they neither want or need? Wow thats so very undemocratic of you. Why is it you freeloaders are so quick and willing to spend other peoples money to get something you can pay for out of your own pocket?
Answered By: roadhazzards - 7/26/2008
i don't think Matty is the narrow minded one, no people complain about the government over stepping its bounds, where exactly does the constitution give the government the right to be in the health care business?
Answered By: JASON P - 7/26/2008
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