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Response to BlueMTexpat (Reply #27)

Fri Jan 29, 2016, 07:06 AM

32. Hillary supporters are, almost to a person, running opposed to single-payer.

Big insurance is currently reaping record profits because of the ACA, but at the same time they're raising premiums. A public option would make things better, but just adding more people to the billion dollar profits of big insurance won't. The bottom line is if Hillary suddenly came out and said, "I'm for single-payer, too," there would be a change in opinion here that would be like a fast U-turn on a busy highway. I wish all of the people who supported single-payer in 2008 would be more honest now. It's not necessary to endorse 100% of what your chosen candidate proposes. You can still be for Hillary and support single-payer. I honestly don't know why I keep beating this drum since I've already got mine. I'm on Medicare and happy as a clam.

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