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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    It works in other parts of the world, I believe it would work here as well.
    You didn't answer my question.

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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    You didn't answer my question.
    Yes I did, I said universal healthcare works well elsewhere, I'm sure it would work well here too. Of course I would use a doctor who is funded by the government.

    Do you think army doctors are incompetent? Who do you think pays their salary?

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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    Yes I did, I said universal healthcare works well elsewhere, I'm sure it would work well here too. Of course I would use a doctor who is funded by the government.

    Do you think army doctors are incompetent? Who do you think pays their salary?
    Oh, you're sure eh? Why?
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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Oh, you're sure eh? Why?
    Well, American doctors are the best in the world, in my opinion. On the other hand, there are families in America that go broke because they have a sick kid and the hospital bills just rack up. That should never happen in this country but it does. If you have an answer to that other than universal healthcare I'd love to hear it, because as far as I can tell there is no perfect system - not ours, and not the universal system they have in Canada and Europe. Both have their flaws.

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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

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    All I can say is that I'm glad I won't be around when it happens.
    Unfortunately, that's the reason why there's a chance this could happen.
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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

    Quote Originally Posted by Verax View Post
    Believe it or not there are other ideas than the right-wing stuff you guys regurgitate to each other in your bubble.
    And all those ideas involve using government force to either take what belongs to one person and give it to another or to restrict people's otherwise peaceful behavior.

    No thanks.

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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    Well, American doctors are the best in the world, in my opinion. On the other hand, there are families in America that go broke because they have a sick kid and the hospital bills just rack up. That should never happen in this country but it does. If you have an answer to that other than universal healthcare I'd love to hear it, because as far as I can tell there is no perfect system - not ours, and not the universal system they have in Canada and Europe. Both have their flaws.
    The free enterprise system had served Americans, Canadians and the Brits very well but when third parties became involved between patient and doctor services went down and costs went up. All government programs will fail because the public eventually will consider them a 'right', despite what costs and demographics might say.

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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

    Quote Originally Posted by Federalist View Post
    And all those ideas involve using government force to either take what belongs to one person and give it to another or to restrict people's otherwise peaceful behavior.

    No thanks.
    Yes the government is coming between almost all private transactions these days in the guise that they are looking after our interests. It seems instead to be all about power and control.

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    Re: Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    Well, American doctors are the best in the world, in my opinion. On the other hand, there are families in America that go broke because they have a sick kid and the hospital bills just rack up. That should never happen in this country but it does. If you have an answer to that other than universal healthcare I'd love to hear it, because as far as I can tell there is no perfect system - not ours, and not the universal system they have in Canada and Europe. Both have their flaws.
    I'd say they do, like sending the host countries broke...I mean look at our version, (Medicare) it has some $90 Trillion in unfunded liabilities. Yeah that's wonderful isn't it?

    You ask if I have a better system? Sorry, that's not my job to come up with, I can only tell you that any system that preports to solve the problem, is a sham. Our health system is immensely complicated, and there are many parts to effect the outcomes. But, I do know that constantly harping how we should make the wealthy pay for everything is a path to ruin...Take a close look at France and where they are headed.

    You made mention earlier in the thread Peter that you were Christian, and I don't doubt your well meaning intentions, but as a follower of Jesus, you should be well aware that he called to help your fellow man, however, he never advocated that be done at the tip of a Roman spear.
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