Universal Healthcare - will not work in the US

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    1. Too many people are ingrained with private insurance.
    2. Education is not free. Becoming a doctor is expensive, they want to get paid and pay off potential student loans. Working for the Gov't does not do that.
    3. Private pay provides better care. Even in Europe, the wealthy go that route.
    4. Most logical people (on both sides of the aisle) agree with #1 and #2 and #3.
    Candidates Who Attacked Warren Over 'Medicare For All' Draw Massive Fundraising Boost
     
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    Our system sucks and repubs have nothing to offer. We will likely get universal healthcare eventually. Other countries have shown it can be much cheaper.
     
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    Did other countries have ingrained private health plans? No. I don't see it happening until education costs go down significantly.
     
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    That comment is simply stupid.

    If it were cheaper...we'd be there.
     
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    There is no question it is cheaper. Our healthcare is the most expensive in the world.
     
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    Yes the insurance industry loves to rob us, Our system is not good, something will change and repubs offer nothing.
     
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    It is the best in the world. I agree that our system is broken because of numerous administrator costs and such.
     
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    GOP concentrates on lower pharma costs. Democrats want to go nuclear. Someone needs a middle ground. I agree the system is ridiculously complex and stupid.
     
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    We don’t rank the best. But the care is good, the cost is huge. I’m open to ideas. But markets don’t work for healthcare. So universal seems to be the only answer.
     
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    Have just seen this.


    My daughter is pm-ing me from the emergency room (A&E in England) of an NHS hospital. And describing how ghastly it is.
     
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