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Samantha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-17-08 09:37 PM
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4. I am wondering which of the National Health Care programs
will eviscerate Medicare. Being the cynic I am, I often think about the Republicans bashing the so-called entitlement programs (never mind that some baby-boomers have been taxed on these entitlements for 30-40 years) and reiterating something must be done. It's pretty obvious Corporate America does not want its profit margins diminished by health care premiums for its employees -- they can do without or someone else can pay.

The perfect way to eradicate Medicare would be to include Seniors in the pool of insureds under a National Health Care program. Carrying my cynicism a step further, I believe there is a leading Democratic candidate who has very Republican leanings that I feel wouldn't think twice about zapping this program, doing it under the umbrella of simply giving all Americans what they have demanded.

Mandates on a national health insurance policy incorporating people who cannot pay suggest the premiums might be deducted from one's social security.


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  -National Health Care - HUGE issue in 2008 democrat2thecore  Jan-17-08 08:06 PM   #0 
  - I want what Canada has......  BlueJazz   Jan-17-08 08:17 PM   #1 
  - I want what France has  dflprincess   Jan-17-08 08:29 PM   #3 
  - France or Canada I want single payer  lovuian   Jan-17-08 10:16 PM   #6 
  - And I don't think there's many candidates who understand just how big an issue it is  dflprincess   Jan-17-08 08:28 PM   #2 
  - I agree with that - 100%  democrat2thecore   Jan-18-08 08:58 AM   #7 
  - I am wondering which of the National Health Care programs  Samantha   Jan-17-08 09:37 PM   #4 
  - single-payer universal coverage is the only way to go.  QuestionAll   Jan-17-08 09:40 PM   #5 
     - ditto  mdmc   Jan-21-08 04:57 PM   #8 

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