Why Land of the Free is so conflicted on health care..

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    Why the Land of the Free Is So Conflicted About Health Care -- Politics Daily


    :doubt: Hell!!! these days the words Land of the Free, is not as free to Americans as it once was. You pay now a very heavy price.Sure Freedom is not free, but now you just about have to sell the shirt off your back, just to survive, now days, and that's no lie.
     
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    I'm not conflicted. I want to get what I pay for, and I want others to pay for what they get/want. I don't want to pay for someone to get free healthcare. Simple enough?
     
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    krzr- like it or not you already and by way more than any other industrialized nation for inferior care
     
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    :eusa_eh:.....inferior care?.....where in the hell is your doc located?.....
     
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    where do we rank in the world vs per captia spent, not at the top ,not even fucking close, unless you are independently wealthy, then you can buy what ever service you want
     
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    This current socialized system we have has to really upset you then.

    I'm entirely willing to "get what I can afford" but question the stomach of Americans for hospitals turning away the sick. Now this isn't just the poor homeless sick getting turned away. This is the Middle Class who need chemo but are between jobs. U willing to see them middle class folks dying on the streets or in homeless shelters?
     
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    isn't that the gop mantra? 100million retirement bonuses to CEOs of ins companies that cut off clients and deny them treatment after years of paying premiums? those people dying are just fulfilling capitalism in their broken minds.
     
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    Wow, my family pays a 15% tax rate and so do NFL stars earning a million a year? This isn't right is it?
     
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    No, it is not that simple.

    We don't let people bleed to death on the street here.

    Not yet anyway.
     
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