Healthcare for all would cost $32 TRILLION over 10 years.

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    So, is everyone with a 401k evil? Or just those who have money in insurance stock?

    It's important to understand that Medicare doesn't avoid private insurance companies. In fact, the top insurance companies are getting most of the revenue from it.

    Big 5 insurers depend on Medicare, Medicaid for growth in enrollment, profits

    And we're not talking about supplemental insurance here. Medicare is actually farmed out to these companies. It's a corporate feeding trough. It's hard to see how "Medicare for All" would be any different, despite their claims.

    33. Medicare is a Private–Public Partnership || Center for Medicare Advocacy
     
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    applied socialism actually makes command economic sense for the military.
     
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    You had no link on the above post.
     
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    Outlaw health insurance. Watch the cost of health care plummet.

    Nevermind. That will never happen. The American people are brainwashed by Blue Cross Blue Shield and their clever marketing. Health Insurance is apparently a necessity. It's the same reason we celebrate Halloween. Halloween is neither an American holiday or a Christian holiday. Yet we celebrate it because some marketeer found a way to make money. As long as Americans are suckers for health insurance, the price of medical services will continue to rise.
     
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    I was referring to your link.

    I didn't attach a link.
     
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    I don't think shareholders are evil, but the tone of Crepitus' (ie. the other poster) post suggests he\she thinks share holders are evil.

    I realize that your bound and determined to keep makIng the point that Medicare currently uses private insurers to administer the program.

    I don't dispute that argument, but that point has been made and that point is not necessary to my argument, which is not matter who administers payment to health care providers, there are costs that remain constant.

    Universal health care is expensive and there is no magic way to create savings that change that reality.

    Ultimately, the only question for those who want health care is how do we pay for it.
     
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    Are you really this Uninformed?
     
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    Do us a favor and play on your closest freeway.
     
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    LOLOLOL

    $32 Trillion "only sounds like a lot"

    Lolol
     
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    My apologies it's tiresome, but they're selling this Medicare for All business as though it will take for-profit insurance companies out of the equation, and that's just not how Medicare works.

    Agreed.
     

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