The point went completely over your head.
We need to stop those who refuse to buy insurance when they can afford it from gaming the system.
Opting into insurance only when they are sick or elderly, but not paying into the system when they are young and healthy.
Or like you when you had no insurance. Betting with our money that you will not find yourself in a hospital with $600K in medical bills you will stiff us with.
Last edited by dragondad; 09-03-09 at 10:20 AM.
Do you have a roof put on your home and then once the roofer comes back with the bill tell them "I don't have the money to pay you right now, can I work out some payments.". Its not like they work out payments with their employees when they pay them that Friday, or with their suppliers.
The reason why you pay 50 dollars for a box of tissues at the hospital is to subsidize the uninsured that are showing up there.
"You're the only person that decides how far you'll go and what you're capable of." - Ben Saunders (Explorer and Endurance Athlete)
The conservatives are always talking **** about how liberals resort to personal attacks almost immediately in debate.. and I'm seeing it more often as true.
Thanks for contributing to the stereotype.
Nice argument though.
George Washington didn't use his freedom of speech to win the war with Britain... He shot them.
How can private insurance possibly compete with an option that does not need to show profit to survive? When the government is in the red, they just print more money. What does a private business do when it's in the red? It must raise prices, reduce services, reduce work force, or go bankrupt.
The government will price private insurance into oblivion and take over healthcare altogether. That is Obama and his comrades ultimate plan.