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Pooka Fey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-06-08 06:16 PM
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14. A National Health System is what's needed. NOT Insurance.
Insurance companies ARE the problem. If someone wants to supplement their national health system care with a private complementary health insurance, so that for example, they can get a private room in a hospital instead of sharing a room, OK. In Europe, your employer will sometimes give you a supplemental health insurance policy as a benefit that works in a complementary way to the nationalized health plan which covers everyone. Just my .02
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  - instead of providing insurance to pay for medical care  madrchsod   Mar-06-08 02:12 AM   #1 
  - Amen! This isn't universal healthcare. Lets send the "Blues Brothers'" rolling....  liberal4truth   Mar-06-08 03:56 AM   #4 
  - If they can't get behind H.Res 676  frog92969   Mar-06-08 02:28 AM   #2 
  - Bingo!  liberal4truth   Mar-06-08 03:56 AM   #5 
  - What we do is this. First, elect Obama or Clinton  eridani   Mar-06-08 03:28 AM   #3 
  - Does such a grassroots movement exist?  nxylas   Mar-06-08 07:53 AM   #7 
     - See the following URLs  eridani   Mar-06-08 04:10 PM   #12 
        - Thanks for the info  nxylas   Mar-06-08 06:19 PM   #15 
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  - Thanks for this inside look at how the game is played.  Lasher   Mar-06-08 03:58 AM   #6 
  - I've been saying for a few years now.....................  pattmarty   Mar-06-08 08:07 AM   #8 
  - Have either of the candidates ever dicussed in detail WHY  mrone2   Mar-06-08 10:12 AM   #9 
  - "Universal" Health care is not truly universal unless it's Single Payer n/t  Fiendish Thingy   Mar-06-08 10:54 AM   #10 
  - This is one of the issues  Bluenorthwest   Mar-06-08 01:09 PM   #11 
  - thank you for spending the time to spell this out -- bookmarking to share!  nashville_brook   Mar-06-08 05:01 PM   #13 
  - A National Health System is what's needed. NOT Insurance.  Pooka Fey   Mar-06-08 06:16 PM   #14 
  - Isn't the Univerisal Health Insurance a solution to a Political Problem  Ranec   Mar-06-08 10:23 PM   #16 
  - Unless you have links, take those "doctor" quotes off...  crimsonblue   Mar-07-08 12:45 AM   #17 
  - You hit this one out of the park  Bozvotros   Mar-07-08 09:11 AM   #19 
  - Dead on  f the letter   Mar-07-08 10:46 AM   #20 
  - Damaged Care 2008  Smoker   Mar-08-08 01:58 PM   #21 
 

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