Reasons why progressives desire "universal healthcare"?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by WTH_Progs?, Nov 18, 2019.

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Reasons why progressives desire "universal healthcare"? Choose up to three.

  1. They're irresponsible people & happy to pass their responsibility elsewhere. It's Y they love govt.

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    45.0%
  2. It's an entitlement

    3 vote(s)
    15.0%
  3. It's a right under the Constitution. Same with free housing, clothing and food. Probably sex too.

    2 vote(s)
    10.0%
  4. They're selfish & spend their money on travel, beer, gadgets etc. Can't afford healthcare too

    4 vote(s)
    20.0%
  5. Because someone told them they deserve it, so believing so is convenient

    4 vote(s)
    20.0%
  6. Cuz some other countries have it. Best ignore those countries are small, united & W/O immigration

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Because they're unable to connect the dots, so of course "free" sounds AWESOME.

    5 vote(s)
    25.0%
  8. Other

    9 vote(s)
    45.0%
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  1. g5000
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    The Republicans have no solutions. Just bitches.

    The Democrats have put solutions on the table.

    So, good bad or indifferent, it is obvious whose actions will win out in the long run.
     
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    McCain is a hero who served our nation honorably in Vietnam and in the Senate. The one going to hell is the adulterous false witnessing coward Bone Spur.
     
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    He lost his hero status when he started playing with Putin's Balls and kissing up to Socialists and Communists.
     
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    McCain has never lost his "hero" status. He spent his entire adult life in the honourable service to his country. The only American playing with Putin's balls is Donald Trump, who has fulfilled all of Putin's wildest fantasies, except getting rid of the sanction, and the only reason he hasn't done that is because Congress and the Senate passed a veto-proof law that says he can't.
     
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    I think there's a lot of politicians who want control. There's already been a few trans fats laws and a lot of cigarette taxes predicated upon the idea that a lot of the people harming themselves with these things won't be able to pay for their own hospital care when those habits catch up with them. Couple that factor with way our system is currently set up, where tax payers essentially pay for the privilege to tell hospitals that they can't turn anyone away, and bam, politicians can site a vested, financial interest that the taxpayers have in making sure people don't smoke or eat too much.

    What happens when the taxpayers fit the bill for EVERYBODY'S healthcare, you think? Keep the government out of my bedroom? Fuck that, HIV treatment is spendy. My body my choice? Yeah, right up until the first major economic downturn.
     
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    You don't think switching from the current hea
    Like Michael Moore and Rosie O'Donnell?
     
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    If we want Canada's opinion we'll beat it out of them.
     
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    "Code"? Your thread meets all of the standards necessary and sufficient to label it trolling. Your problems is you need to get affirmation from other biddable fools, yet it does not fool those of us who can think for ourselves.
     
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    I have a solution:

    A.. We reduce welfare where a mother on welfare has another child. We reduce welfare in general, including no welfare for immigrants unless they meet the standard, and only cover critical medical for illegals. However, illegals would still owe a debt to we citizens.

    B. Everyone pays for healthcare, and everyone pays income tax too. Only exception are children who are wards of the State, and those who meet a threshold of truly disabled. You can do this on a sliding scale of some sort with ceilings and floors.

    Suddenly the poor might take some interest in their health. All universal does is give them an excuse to abuse themselves and society. Maybe that's why PROGS love it, but I don't suspect most can connect the dots anyway.
     

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