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I Believe In Universal Health Care

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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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    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

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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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    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 33, 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 6 Responses Apr 29, 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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    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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    And I believe it would be a much better system if the government wasn't involved.
    benjamin111991 benjamin111991 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    "I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 3

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    "If everyone married someone of a different race then in one single generation there would be no prejudice" I don't care who you love. I know what I like. If youre a 54 year old...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am an atheist, but to me that only describes what I /don't/ believe in, while secular humanism describes what I /do/ believe in. UU speaks to me because it's an open forum for...
    echotimesthree echotimesthree 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    "Perfectly Imperfect We have all heard that no two snowflakes are alike. Each snowflake takes the perfect form for the maximum efficiency and effectiveness for its journey. And...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I have chronic Lyme disease and have had it for around nine years. I have asperges, scoliosis, no nerves in my throat, memory problems from a brain bleed when I was born, reflux...
    BrainnahGrace BrainnahGrace 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I'm a believer. But I do also believe that Christians now a days, sin just as much as anyone else. Especially when it comes to things like gay marriage. I honestly don't think...
    Sajsd67 Sajsd67 16-17, M Jul 1

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    I'm slowly frustrating not only her but myself by questioning.questioning if she truelly loves me questioning if she is truelly genuine in all she is.and never getting answers so...
    heartlessK heartlessK 31-35 1 hr ago

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    I feel like I have to get this off my chest as it is making me increasingly ill. My life in general is making me increasingly ill. I am 21 year old with Borderline personality...
    Daisypie Daisypie 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I do believe Obama wasn't the best choice for this country. I absolutely felt that way from day one. But, it's also important to remember that the mess other people leave behind...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't know what to write to truly articulate what I want to say, but I will make an attempt. I have never had a good relationship with religion, in general. My father's family...
    yasimirish92 yasimirish92 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I visited Universal studio @ Sentosa, Singapore :) it was an awesome experience :) wbu ?
    ashley909 ashley909 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I have wanted a closer relationship with God, and I started praying more. I have been having some difficult times coping with the stresses of my profession in healthcare and other...
    lady018 lady018 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I most likely would not notice and I would not really care. I like to read stories but am not here to find a romance or relationships. Just a little perspective and insight.
    Ashadypast Ashadypast 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    My Magical journey( based on book "The Magic" by Rhonda Byrne) Day 4-Magic Health Just after you finish your day 1 exercise, count your blessings. Take a piece of paper or post it...
    TrueLoverN TrueLoverN 26-30, F Jul 15

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    Obamacare costs $82 for subsidy-eligible people and $264 for the feds on average[Since Bitlord is such a fond hack for dear leader, this excerpt from CNN might make him want to run...
    idlewatcher idlewatcher 31-35, M 12 Responses Jul 17

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    Life is getting complicated. So last night by the time I got home from work, I pretty much didn't care if or how much trouble I was in. I know I am in so much trouble anyways...
    RsBrat RsBrat 36-40, F Jul 17

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    After 10 months of thinking I was in the best relationship of my life, one day my Sir ceased all communication with me. When I look back, it is sad to say that me thinking this...
    ASubsNeed ASubsNeed 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    After 10 months of thinking I was in the best relationship of my life, one day my Sir ceased all communication with me. When I look back, it is sad to say that me thinking this...
    ASubsNeed ASubsNeed 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know what it's like to grow up without having been cared for by parents or any guardians. Every thing good that has been done has been followed by an equal or worse price to pay...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Okay earlier post about this was actually a test to find out about this website. So now I understand I can explain. What is my point of view on this subject ? As the title say; I...
    Lordmistery Lordmistery 18-21, M Jul 8

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    Curing Hardcore Depression, WITH FOOD ??? It all started out with this amazing documentary that flashed across the screen when I was a little kid, the Food-Mood effect on BBC. I...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Jul 2

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    What I Believe And Learned About Forgiveness At first the theory, the thoughts, the things I believe. Then one real example from life. --- I believe that there is no fulfilling...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 3

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    With the blessings of my Lord, I am not at all flawed in my creation, not at insufficient to have someone rule over me (Who is also considered flawed in his creation), or to have...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    It's not really the hugs or smiles that have the power... After all...a person can hug you and give you a smile and not care about you at all. Or they may even try to pretend to...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    I believe in... that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 10

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    People, whether they're my family or friends, always perceive who I am differently. Am I actually that complex? I do try to keep things simple. Reputation is another thing. The...
    Sofyy Sofyy 16-17, F Jul 11

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    “I remember the Chronicles of Angevil, that the Zombies will find the Ice Wall while the Fighters divide and defend and expel. I realized that the ice wall was and what the...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am my mother's only living child and the summer I turned 12 she needed a complete hysterectomy like yesterday. She had been putting it off for several years and couldn't wait...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    I brought the workout DVD hip hop abs and I would like to get fit.i want a girly six pack if that is even possible for me.i have been attempting to get for for 4 years now but...
    WalkTheLine29 WalkTheLine29 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Well I'm a little bit new on this website so I hope I'm doing this on the good way. before you starts to laugh about the title please first read this because I've read a lot of...
    Lordmistery Lordmistery 18-21, M Jul 8

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    Love real love doesn't die. It may change how it feels over time but remains none the less. They say love and hate are two side of the same coin. I can see how people may...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm working on my MS in Mental Health Counseling. Currently I'm working as a in home habilitation provider for a local company. I go OUT into public with my clients. Everyone in...
    jsberke jsberke 36-40, F Jul 4

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    I am taking steps towards a healthier me, but they are all aimed towards physical health. I've cut back sodas and increased the amount of water I drink. I've been aiming for more...
    ShylySubmissive ShylySubmissive 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    "A godless generation" (these are not my words, they r the words from the Anima series on YouTube) So to get right to the point today I've got a little game I'd like for you all...
    cleo4291 cleo4291 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    It's impossible to write my story, because I know that no one will ever believe me... When you're in love, it's hard not to do anything for the person you care about... No one...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm still in my 20's but suddenly got osteoarthritis this year in both knees and can't walk and am in constant pain. My dad died when I was 24 and since then my mom now suffers...
    tmac543 tmac543 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I recently studied and became certified in holistic health and wellness. It is my passion to help others live a healthy and happy life and heal their bodies naturally. It's really...
    Christy922 Christy922 22-25, F Jun 30

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    Sometimes I even don't know I should... yes love exists but sometimes I just don't know...maybe It's because of the relationships I failed and still Didn't find the girl of my...
    samelove12 samelove12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I've been one since I can remember, but out of necessity for health issues. It eventually developed into a strong interest, however. . .very interesting to know the individual...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F