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Wanna Die? Try Government-Run Healthcare in the United Kingdom

jwarrior1 Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 4:29 AM
1. Ordinary people cannot perform multimillion dollar studies on the efficacy or polls on popularity of socialized medicine. 2. People do adapt to what is or becomes quickly the NEW NORM. And frankly ask anyone if they prefer to walk with the crutch or go it on their own and you will find European nanny staters telling you they deserve 2 crutches. 3. We already have a form of government healthcare system in the VA. The reality is that veterans that have the option to go to private medical care choose this over VA alternatives in overwhelming numbers. WWII vets for years now have been put to the back of the bus because Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have filled the VA system. WWII vets have been dying for years now waiting

I’m not a fan of the American healthcare system. It suffers from huge inefficiencies because of problems such as third-party payer, which is caused by government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid along with a system of tax code-driven over-insurance in the supposedly private sector.

But regardless of how much I grouse about the damage government causes in the United States, I can say with considerable...

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