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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 05:01 AM

59. Most Europeans would be opposed to Obamacare if they knew what it was

Most Europeans thinks this healthcare bill is about normal single payer healthcare like we have in Europe, thats why they are baffled. Europeans would not like the idea of being forced to buy private insurance. Granted, if it was the only thing we knew, maybe. But providing that people understand there is a single payer option, people would not like it and neither should you.

In the US, healthcare is considered a commodity to be bought, and therefore the question is whether or not the supreme court can mandate that people buy something, and i am not entirely sure the supreme court will rule Obamas way. Why should the federal government mandate that people buy a service?

This healthcare plan was flawed from the very beginning.

If they had gone for "medicare for all", and sold it like that to people instead of using terms like single payer etc, this problem may not have existed right now.

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