Why we need a public option!

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    Nearly 59 million lack health insurance: CDC - Yahoo! News

    Call it what you will, a public option providing free preventative health care is cost-effective, providing long term benefits to individuals and the nation as a whole.
    The effort by some, in particular those who hope to develop publc policy along ideological guidelines, will put even those with excellent private insurance at risk should a pandemic or worse come to America.
     
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    Only about 12 million American citizens who want health insurance can't afford it.

    Government can't guarantee 310,000,000 people all the health care they want.
     
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    we have a means-tested public option. we dont 'need' to expand that.
     
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    Free?
     
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    How quicky the right forgets the huge price increases the Insurance cos have treated us to over the last couple of decades while their profits were off the charts.

    They will game us to death until we have a public option that will threaten their ability to act like a monopoly.
     
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    not logistically possible, not to mention the element of monopsony, and imperfect competition. the holes in the net are too big
     
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    Is a 3-4% profit margin "off the charts?"
     
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    limosine liberas and turbo-libs are all about the FREE!!!
     
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    With liberal apologists and misinformation you will get no where pointing out FACTS. They do the same when vilifying the Oil Industry. They resort to the numbers game and post AMOUNTS with no report of percentages and costs. Same with taxes.
     
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    a public option providing free preventative health care is cost-effective

    Bull Shit. On so many levels.
     

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