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I Believe In Universal Health Care

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 140 People

    It Is Everyone`s Right.

    we have crippled our nation by making the health care system more and more a thing of wealth.lost productivity because pepole are not going to the dr. untill it is to the point of an emergancy.and then with the cost.more pepole each year are  filling for bankruptcy because...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 14, 2009

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    It Has Worked

    Look at the Canadian Polls.  The one thing they are most proud of is their national health care system.  I don't care how you do it or what you call it:  capitalism, socialism, welfare, right, responsibility. Just do it. If you are against a program that...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 27 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    There Are No Words To Describe My Fury

    I am very political and very opinionated. I am very liberal and very much an atheist. I have followed every twist and turn of this healthcare 'debate', from death panels to rationed care to the town halls to... well, it's too long a story to talk about the whole journey. I'll...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    Why Do We Not Take Care of Our Own?

    As an American Male I am faced with the same problem so many are these days.  I know it's not just men that have this problem but it seems we're the hardest hit.  I have no insurance, and unless I have a job that gives me insurance (which I usually can't afford to pay...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    GP and Independent Health Professionals HAVE To

    Improve EFFICIENCY via ACHIEVING ECONOMY OF SCALE....... Summary- GP practices and all independent health professional services such as dentists etc are run like small businesses. There is no economy of scale which could reduce costs at all. Other industries would have achieved...
    JiaLee JiaLee 51-55, M Apr 30, 2014

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    It's a Matter of Values and Will

    When we move to the day when we can say that health care is a universal right, that every man, woman, and child is entitled to good, accessible, quality health care no matter their condition, maybe we'll get somewhere. As long as some people think health care is a commodity to be...
    clandestinebookworm clandestinebookworm 36-40, M Oct 9, 2008

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    Decouple Health Care From Corporate Employment

    I would like a healthcare system which decouples health delivery from corporate employment.   I look forward to the day when we as a democratic people share this cost more directly instead of hiding it and inflating behind non-democratic institutions.  In the...
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Profit Off the Sick and Disable

    I cannot believe that in our society that some people believe that making a profit off the sick and disable is a great idea. The only kind of person that believes that it is a good idea is someone that has a financial interest in the current system or an idiot. I do not think...
    Socialgood Socialgood 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 31, 2009

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    I'm always the one to pay it forward and help others but I need help now. My 16 year old son was in a car wreck. He was in his 28 day old USED car that took our whole family years...
    onemothersmission onemothersmission 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    purplepumpkin17 purplepumpkin17 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am usually opposed to government spending that isn't necessary to protect its citizens' rights, but I think a reasonable case can be made for some social welfare provisions...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Some people come into your life to teach you more about yourself or benefit you in some type of way .. Me; I deal with being too nice. I never really set boundaries so people...
    ladysapio ladysapio 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think that to feel completely certain about anything is arrogant, that we only understand a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of the Universe and how it works. A few centuries...
    RazzlethemDazzlethem RazzlethemDazzlethem 26-30, T 1 Response a week ago

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    You know what I hate....being lied to...its one of, if not my biggest, pet peeve. Its something that ****** me off for days and days no matter how small it is. This time tho...it's...
    FalseSmile FalseSmile 22-25, M Jul 19

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    Today I prayed the rosary and I'm going to pray it a second time later since I've been having issues with a friend. I prayed asking for forgiveness because I have decided to block...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response Jul 18

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    its amazing when 2 individuals dont need to put in a lot of effort to keep a relationship moving in the right direction.. and all those communication happens through subtle...
    simplychat simplychat 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    To be honest I thought this had a lot of sense put into it. I also believe that people are indeed becoming sheepish. Once I asked around my peers the question " what do you want to...
    Jowvon16 Jowvon16 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    and shame teenagers into thinking sex is dirty and will ruin their lives forever. And instead of curbing the number of unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections, the...
    Katina91 Katina91 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    NaureenMBBS NaureenMBBS 41-45, F Jul 15

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    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I recently started to experiment what works for face, in terms of keeping it clean; free of acne and dark spots. I bought a toothbrush (make sure you buy the ones with soft or...
    iamfantastick iamfantastick 18-21, F Jul 15

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    My story with the counsellor quitting half way! Jeez this was years ago… Must’ve been 4 years ago! That year was awful I was really suffering… but i really didn’t think i...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Jul 14

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    Family is very important and it is far too easy to get busy and forget the value of time spent. I had a day off this past week and finally got around to taking my dad to the city...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 11 Responses Jul 12

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    What is your understanding of consciousness ? What does it mean for you? What do you think it means for us universally?
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    for as long as I could remember I've always had trouble coping with stress and engaging in social situations, I've gotten better so far, but I'm genuinely worried I might have...
    ocdfun123 ocdfun123 16-17 Jul 10

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    Yes! That's what i try to build with the people i wanna get close to,whether romantic wise or friendship wise etc..I feel that's one of my biggest desires to have strong...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    If... a man once told me......... is admitting that you've failed. "I will be king of the world "IF" I get the funding." "I will be king of the world." Who you gonna believe...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M Jul 9

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    Truth is a personal experience of occurrences that happen during your life time, therefor there is no such thing as a universal "truth". I believe life has no divine purpose, that...
    deepseaotter deepseaotter 18-21, F Jul 8

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