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I Believe In Universal Health Care

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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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    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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    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...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Apr 30, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    If you are against a system where everyone gets the healthcare they need, you are a disgusting human being.
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    President Obama will be remembered as one of the most influential presidents in the history of this country. Not because he is the first Afro-American president, because he is a...
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    I believe in love, care and understand human beings what what they go through on given situation.. For most is it's hard and complex situations and we have to face challenge on...
    xRohit xRohit 31-35, M Mar 9

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    I'm shocked and traumatised by the treatment I had by the mental health professionals in Middlesbrough ... What happened to me was beyond my expectations and imaginations and I did...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

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    I also believe that people are rational, it's society that changes people. We are raised to only care about our own, I know that we are capable of so much more. Life shouldn't feel...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 7 hrs ago

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    I'm so shocked and traumatised by the treatment I had by the mental health professionals in Middlesbrough ... What happened to me was beyond my expectations and imaginations and I...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am saddened and overwhelmed by the fierceness with which people are fighting and pushing for mandatory vaccination. Not just for our children, but for adults, mothers to be...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F Mar 4

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    Even though I it seems like I don't care about what anyone thinks, I do care and I care way too much. i stopped smoking weed because it makes the anxiety unbearable to the point of...
    HLeeT HLeeT 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I should be sad. If I was happy that would make me some kind of psychopath. I have learned to be calm. I can still smile and genuinely laugh. Sometimes, I believe I'm going to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am not perfect, nor do I make myself out to be. But during this state of my frustration I am going through, I had a talk with my supervisor about recognizing one's true...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A New World Order This DVD explains the emergence of a new world order and its purpose, with all its political and socio-economic ramifications. The intrigues behind the setting...
    tr606 tr606 36-40 2 Responses Feb 27

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    Boasts of the Roman Church about Sunday The Vatican took it down so I had to wayback machine it ;) http://web.archive.org/web/20011115153000/http://www.vatican.va/archive...
    tr606 tr606 36-40 1 Response Feb 27

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    Love is universally recognized as a very powerful, motivating feeling. But I also see it as a decision I can make consistently to build a better relationship. I can enhance the...
    ProgressivelyCurious ProgressivelyCurious 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I believe it's so important to be healthy and put health first. Health and fitness are my main goals. There's so much bad food out there and just crap that's full of bad stuff for...
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I have a friend who is Jewish, a friend who is Mormon, and a few Christian friends. I believe in equality among all peoples. I feel like everyone should be respected as human...
    JK7448 JK7448 18-21, F Mar 18

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    HYPOTHESIS: HUMAN EXISTENCE IS PURE ACCIDENT. OUR EXISTENCE HAS NO MEANING, NO PURPOSE, NO REASON ... NOTHING. THERE WAS NEVER ANY INTENT. DESPITE ITS APPARENT 'FINE TUNING...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Last semester I had major anxiety attacks due to school. I was so afraid of failure that I was battling suicidal thoughts. It was really bad. Around the time I felt horrible, two...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Filthy Rags? by Steve Jones "But we are all like an unclean thing, and all of our righteousness's are like filthy rags" (Isa. 64:6). Isaiah the prophet summed up the wretched...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    "You'll be happy to know that the universal law that has created miracles hasn't been repealed." Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Some things cannot be explained and maybe shouldn't be explained...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    You have nothing if you don't have your health. And I'm not referring to being, fit and trim with a thigh-gap, and eating all organic, cage-free, grass fed, glitter-******** food...
    itsaggggthang itsaggggthang 26-30, F Mar 8

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    I went to see my doctor. He checked my heart rate and said its fine and also checked my pulse and said it is rather fast. To be fair my heart rate was at a calmer state when he...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 17

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    The God I believe in is a living being in the here and now. He is spontaneous and interacts with us. He created the laws of nature and can do virtually anything within these laws...
    AxeRoberts AxeRoberts 46-50, M 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I am a believer that everything happens for a reason. We may not be able to understand why things happens or why persons comes into our lives for a period of time. I have had...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Yes, I believe my family is very important to me. I am a single mom of 3 kids and I love them very much. They love me as much too. I have 2 boys and a girl.
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I do believe that smiling at others can change their negative attitude to a positive one. I have been depressed and others have smiled and spoken a nice word to me and it made all...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 8 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I believe in discipline to a certain point. You can't have so much discipline that the person being disciplined is afraid to be who they want to be. Discipline but not to the point...
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    John 8:6-8 (NIV)"But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger. When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, "If any one of you...
    poisedjaber poisedjaber 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Jesus said Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these . Ok when are you going to start ?
    ardentizzy ardentizzy 61-65, M 1 hr ago

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    Hello ,i am Ann joe from United state I live here in south California ,i am 46 years old,i saw a comment posted on health remedy by Christie bolt from Texas , about a doctor she...
    ann203 ann203 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    I don't necessarily need to have a person right by my side to feel intimately attached to them. They've just gotta know me better than I know myself. I can love without ever...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 2

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