Why are people afraid of socialized healthcare?

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    I think people are afraid of socialized HC because the government is out of control. Currently we are being ruled not governed and people don’t want to lose more freedom. – That’s understandable
    But…
    If we the people would act like a real community (unity) we would help each other and have socialized HC. I have heard arguments against it but frankly those same arguments could be used against public roads and that (public roads) seems to work well for everyone.
    BTW – I realize healthcare would NOT be free (just like public roads)
    We all pull together and pay to make sure the community is taken care of. We Americans have bought a lie that “everyman for himself” or “kill or be killed” are good slogans for a society – not true!
    Side note: this post is not about Obamacare – please don’t confuse the two

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    Why are people afraid of socialized healthcare?

    If ya have to ask... you'll never understand the answer.


    Just name me one thing the gov't does right....
     
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    Christ had no use for government.
     
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    Keeping us from being united! – they are also doing a good job of keeping us down and stopping us from rising up as a people. This would limit their control.
    I realize this sounds contradicting to my post (taking the side of socialized HC)… but if it was “we the people” we could take care of ourselves and be governed by ourselves (true leaders not the elitists)

    good question!
     
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    "Unite" with me and oppose the false utopia of collectivism.
     
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    1) National Parks
    2) Fire and Police Services
    3) Roads (that is until recently, the roads maintenance is bad)
     
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    I'd say it was the socialist part of it.
     
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    I'd say your right
     
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    I'd have to agree with Gunny.

    I do not want the people that you all continue to elect to the White House, Senate and Congress to run my health insurance. I don't trust those people and I'll be doggone if I willingly give any more of my freedoms to those corrupt S.O.B.s and the lobbyists that pay them to rob me of more of my freedoms.

    Get your act together and get rid of the riff raff and maybe I won't be so opposed to the idea of government run health care. :eusa_whistle:

    Immie
     
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    The issue mostly revolves around the percieved notion that a single source for healthcare (i.e. goverment run) would end up being a DMV like experience.

    I know some things are better run by a govermental organization, I do not argue that. To me the issue of total goverment control over certain items boils down to how will this affect my ability to have an input in decisons that are made, and how responsive will said agency be to my concerns.

    Using the DMV as an example, most people hate the DMV, and with good reason. If you want to drive a car using public roads, you need a license, registration, etc. The goverment, however, has no real stake in providing you with the type of customer service you would expect if you could go elsewhere for the service. They have a monopoly, you CANT go anywhere else and the only way is thier way. They can make you wait in a 4 hour line and you really cannot do anything about it short of voting in people who will fix it.

    Some people see the same thing happening with healthcare, not in the proposals being made, but happening at some future date, with this as the starting point.
     

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