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Medicare For All:
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Posted By: Pluperfect, 12/6/2019 4:20:35 PM

Pundits have a ready explanation when one of their favorites loses or ends a campaign: The voters just didn't get to know the candidate the way media do. He or she was too wonky, or eager to please, or insular, or revealing, or uncertain for the masses. The electoral process made it impossible for him or her to connect with voters. The classic example is Hillary Clinton, who has reintroduced herself to the public umpteen times over the decades. A friend who knows her once told me I would like Clinton if only I got to meet her informally. I had a good laugh at that one. A similar lament

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mass Minority 12/6/2019 5:18:48 PM (No. 254883)
The left should at least be honest about what they are proposing. It's not Medicare for all, it's Medicaid for all, with no sane American University trained doctor willing to take the less than cost payment. Medicaid for all has to destroy private insurance to force the medical professionals to accept money losing payments. What the left does not understand is that those physicians will not remain in business long if their costs are higher than their reimbursements. The left promises medical coverage for all, but that matters little when the only doctor available was trained in a third world nation in technology that was abandoned by the west in 1956. The healthcare crisis has never been about health insurance, it is about cost. You cannot solve a cost problem simply by shifting who pays for it. I'm giving away free, all inclusive luxury vacation trips to the planet Mars. All you need to do is present my voucher to any licensed Planet Mars tour operator for your free vacation. Enjoy your free trip.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1 12/6/2019 6:04:15 PM (No. 254914)
Kamala Sutra had a host of problems in electibility, well beyond Medicare for all. She let loose with that maniacal laugh at odd times, is colder than Lady Lucifer, lies with ease, changes positions more than the Kama Sutra, and doesn't understand America, because she is not one of us.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/6/2019 6:40:32 PM (No. 254935)
Carville ought to jump in. I still won't vote for him but his campaign slogan could be "It's the economy stupid." we have record high employment, record high DOW (401) record NO silly wars, thanks to our president in spite of DEMOCRATS. Go ahead Dems. Run on the notion that you're going to TAX all this progress, yes I said progress.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 12/6/2019 9:59:55 PM (No. 255083)
"Universal health care" has always been a flame for dem moths. The problem is, it is NOT possible to tax enough to give good quality care to everyone. You end up paying a lot for just-barely-there care. Sure, you can get to a doctor to give you prescriptions but as soon as you need specialized care, you have to wait. A long, long, time. Some places ration the kind of care you can receive. The quality of doctors can go down because the best and brightest go into other professions that pay them what they are worth. The number of doctors can decrease for the same reason. We have health care so good that the rest of the world comes here for treatment. We produce drugs that greatly increase quality of life. That would stop. I'm glad that healthcare is killing their campaigns. Better that than their healthcare idiocy ends up killing us.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2 12/7/2019 1:06:25 AM (No. 255182)
Communism for all with a jackboot on your neck. That's the demonrat party.
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