Is the US government responsible for its citizens well being? Does this include medical responsibility?

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Asked By: 1-2informationalways - 11/15/2008
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No - The US gov's job should be to enforce the Constitution and it doesn't say anything about free health care. America should be about opportunity where hard work, creativity, and risk taking is rewarded and instead its becoming just another socialist nanny state.
Answered By: troopshomebyxmas - 11/22/2008
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Yeah they are responsible for our well being. However we are too.
Answered By: Quesadilla Taco Man - 11/15/2008
We pay taxes to support a wide variety of programs from which we benefit, including the military. Medical benefits should NOT be one of them. I EARN my benefits.
Answered By: Littlhrse - 11/15/2008
US govt responsible for medical care if in the military/disability. otherwise, it's avail if you can afford it via job, or private insurance.
Answered By: jandy - 11/15/2008
Yes the American government is responsible for the people's well being. It is our government that we vote for and our taxes they use. It should be to the benefit of the people. Who or what else would the US government support if not it's own people. And, this includes medical responsibility. Insurance is far too... More
Answered By: artgurrl - 11/15/2008
As long as that only involves decreasing the cost of healthcare.
Answered By: Greg - 11/15/2008
no ! the federal government has to secure the borders and provide a military to protect the may want to read the constitution.
Answered By: George A - 11/15/2008
The role of government is to Govern. This means to provide for our collective defense and provide administration... More
Answered By: Moose - 11/15/2008
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of... More
Answered By: Douglas S - 11/15/2008
a government is not responsible for it's citizens. we are responsible for ourselves.
Answered By: HD - 11/15/2008
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