Insurance Companies Don't Care

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    This is the main argument that I hear from so many liberals about anything that a business does or any person does and implies that anyone person must do things out of some egaltarian spirit of the community but what community are they speaking of. They can't be speaking community in the sense of private individuals interacting with each other like at a church, town meeting, dance hall, or anything like that but in a grand national scale where individuals who have never met each other must care about each other. Which is why the demand that all motives for all things be based on a genuine feeling that they are being caring for the members of the national community which happens to be all citizens within a nation instead of something that is formed by individuals interacting with each other.

    This idea of building a national community was the tenant of National Socialism. Look at what Hitler wrote:

    What he is saying is that our sense of community extends beyond our family but through the state and the nation that it has power over. Similar things were said by Mussilini and many progressives in America so I wonder when I hear of the complaint that they are doing it for themselves or don't care do they expect our sense of familial caring extend to every citizen in the nation as many national socialist advoacated for?
     
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    WTF?? Psychobabble...
     
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    This might hurt the liberal uberwusses on this board but..... companies dont care. Its not what they do.
     
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    That wasn't the point I was trying to make. I wonder if they think that a nation is a national community that has as almost as much closeness as a family or tribe where everyone is expected to care about each other which is why they demand an eglatarian society.
     
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    They DO care..

    They care about holding down payouts
    They care about ensuring that politicians are kept in their pocket
    They car about their CEOs making $25 million a year
    They care about restricting competition
    They care about denying claims
    They care about kicking people out of the plan
     
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    Yes, clearly these are their TRUE motives, because deep down they want people to stop paying them. Then the company they work for can go out of business and provding them a living. Not a very good business plan.
     
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    It's because most people do not think beyond Stage One.
    Insurance companies are greedy. OK, show me a company that is not greedy. Show me one that does not want to maximize revenue and minimize expense. Only ones I can think of are Amtrack and the Post office.
     
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    They do not maximize revenue and minimize expenses because they both have a Congressional mandate to provide service to ALL Americans regardless of costs
    Amtrack is forced to maintain routes in unprofitable areas to provide service to remote cities. If they were interested in profit they would run trains between Boston and Washington or Chicago New York only.
    Post Office is required by law to provide rural deliveries, even though they lose money on those deliveries.
     
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    No, the mandates are only a small issue. There is no incentive to control costs, so costs spiral out of control.
    Why will the "government option" be any better?
     
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    Costs out of control?

    The post office will come to my house pick up a letter and deliver it to my brothers house in California within a week for 44 cents

    I would not deliver a letter to the other side of town for 44 cents

    Post office is a model of efficiency
     

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