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I Believe In Universal Health Care

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 141 People

    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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    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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    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 3 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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    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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    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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    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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    I really do think I may need it in the future. Despite how excited I am I still want to be safe during my weight gain. Although I would love to have systems in place made...
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    I think sometimes inanimate objects are easy to get attached to.Like your books or your pillow.They don't hurt you back.I like to be attached to my books.
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    Grace Beaman is the President and CEO of the Natural Health Resources Institute, LLC. The main aim of this institute is to create pure organic products that will help people in...
    sarahayeson sarahayeson 26-30, F Apr 29

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    Can an ice cube really do wonders? http://complete-health-and-happiness.com/put-an-ice-cube-at-this-point-on-your-head-and-see-what-happens/?t=SOE
    samy666 samy666 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    The Cross Busters!! "And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 11

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    I don't care at all about how one might look, or about his or her past... I will love anyone who's never dishonest with me.
    Pain24 Pain24 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    If I grow weary in my heart... Along the way I plod...I do not fear, because I know... It is the will of God ... I know that each misfortune is... His way of trying me...And only...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    I love being a UU. However, it's a little hard for me because I live in a Christian home. I do tend to get around easily and I know I have to be careful about what things I should...
    JK7448 JK7448 22-25, F Apr 30

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    That quote!—about the missing transitional fossils Embarrassed evolutionists try to ‘muddy the waters’ by Gary Bates Anyone reading creationist literature for a few years...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 3 days ago

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    I believe in God and there's no question about that, i go to university study stuff. As a man of science i find it hard to believe in both science and spirituality, i mean i don't...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    What it means to accept Christ A.W. Tozer A few things, fortunately only a few, are matters of life and death, such as a compass for a sea voyage or a guide for a journey...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Apr 30

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    I am not a Christian, Jew, or Muslim, but still believe in God. I'm a Wiccan and I'm very surprised how partisan this group is. Creationists, Bible quoters,...can we just believe...
    egcw1995 egcw1995 18-21, T 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    You have that one who has a marvelous body and visage but who doesn't want to suck or doesn't know how to cook an egg, you have that another one who sucks like a porndiva and who...
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    I am pro-choice. About everything. I live and let live! I seriously dislike it when someone tries to impose their beliefs or morals on others. Simply put, it's called tolerance and...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi all, I want to share one of my experiences which has made me believe in this quote. On one fine sunny day, I met a guy at my working place. We had a normal healthy conversation...
    LifeIsAJourney25 LifeIsAJourney25 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    The best part about individualism is that your entitled to your own opinion you don't have to agree, you don't even have to respect my beliefs you can write anything in comments it...
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Just breathe... When all else fails, breathe. When you literally feel like your world is falling apart then it's time to go back to the beginning. Just breathe. Find a...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 4 Responses May 7

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    Hi people,What is between you and God?Honesty?Fairness?I wonder what it is.Are you lazy?Are you not wise?Are you stupid?Tell me what it is according you yourself.I do not need to...
    HolaHey HolaHey 36-40, F May 9

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    Mental health professionals tell their patients that it is healthy to laugh. No, I am not a mental health patient. I have both a brother and sister who are psychologists in this...
    redheadwearinglingerie redheadwearinglingerie 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 24

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    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I believe everything happens for reason. Three years ago, I applied for Disability benefits and was denied. I appealed the decision. Months and a year went by but in the meanwhile...
    BookDiva BookDiva 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I can't hold back the good news any longer! On Friday April 17th I started the AdvoCare 24 Day Challenge! Honestly, I wasn't expecting much especially since I already work out and...
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    I tried to talk to my mother again as I'm in a lot of pain. She said about my cough and it sounds like something is "constricted" which is what I've felt all along. I believe a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 May 4

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    Too Cray Cray to Function Sometimes, I wonder what my life would be like if I didn’t have a mental disease. Life is a series of events and decisions, a chain reaction. My chain...
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    " Anger or Disappointment with God A natural result of hurt is to question God’s “care” or to believe that if He does care, He cares more about other people than about us...
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    The problem with me is that I care to much. It doesn't matter if someone has hurt me, abused me, abandoned me, if I know that person, or if I don't know the person, I will always...
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