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Improving Health Care

faultroy Wrote: Jun 15, 2012 1:15 AM
You're certainly right, it is both a scam and a con. People don't realize how they've been duped and manipulated by our government. We're told about the "free market" system, but it is anything but that. Until we can look at our healtcare system rationally and objectively, we will continue to have major costs because we are continuing to being conned.

Any day now, the U.S. Supreme will rule on whether the Obamacare insurance mandate is constitutional. Seems like a no-brainer to me. How can forcing me to engage in commerce be constitutional?

But there's a deeper question: Why should government be involved in medicine at all?

Right before President Obama took office, the media got hysterical about health care. You heard the claims: America spends more than any country -- $6,000 per person -- yet we get less. Americans die younger than people in Japan and Western Europe. Millions of Americans lack health insurance and worry about paying for...