Romania’s 20-Year Nightmare: Unraveling Socialized Health Care

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    Say No To Socialism » Romania’s 20-Year Nightmare: Unraveling Socialized Health Care

    In my other life in Communist Romania, I managed a large intelligence organization that, among other tasks, was charged with keeping alive a nationalized health care system which in the end bankrupted the country and generated popular contempt. That system, very similar to the Affordable Health Care for America Act, was a bureaucratic nightmare. And it still is a nightmare in the former Soviet empire.

    A European Union report on post-Communist Romania’s “Health Care System in Transition” stated that this system “devastated the country,” whose infant mortality rate (20.2 per 1,000) was among the highest in Europe and whose death rate was 70% higher that the EU average. The world’s leading general medical journal, The Lancet, reported that even twenty years after the Soviet Union collapsed, “life expectancy at birth is 66 years for Russians; 16 years less than for people in Japan and 14 less than the European Union average.”[ii]
     
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    Dumb fuck, we are not Romania. The health care systems of Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, and even little Costa Rica have results in longevity and infant mortality that are much better than the results we get in our nation. In fact, by the CIA world book data, even Cuba does better than we do.
     
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    You're comparing apples and oranges, dipshit. we will be Romania after Obamacare is fully implemented.

    If you believe Cuba has a good healthcare system, then you are a special kind of stupid, right up there with Michael Moore.
     
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    Romania is one of the most corrupt countries in the world, if you give a bureaucrat money their he’ll put it in his pocket. Greece has the same problem with corruption. Red illustrates highly corrupt nations.

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    You must have looked hard for that right wing site [OP].
     
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    Immigrants from any Eastern European country say we're crazy to try it Democrat way, they've seen how badly it fails 100% of the time
     
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    Link?
     
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    So what country did Ted Kennedy pick for his healthcare? Cuba? Costa Rica?
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOWEHcsHtz4]Russian immigrant goes toe to toe with socialist OWS - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Listening to crap like that, no wonder you're so uninformed.
     

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