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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 33, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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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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    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 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 was raised by a single mother. There is nothing wrong with a woman owning property in her own name, equal pay for equal work or making her own health care decisions. Women are...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Belief is felt by all, belief really can move mountains. The Scottish referendum showed me this. We had the highest turnout in an election since universal suffrage was granted...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    "While I agree that no claims of treatment or cures should ever be made against any disease until they are supported by substantial evidence, there are some shocking facts about...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The internet provides a playground for bullies. People who lash out behind their keyboards at easy targets. We have made taboo certain discrimination in our society, such that it...
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    Why do we continually take scripture from it's context and in so doing completely change the setting from it's original intent to specific individuals, the disciples, and give...
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    I had a teacher for 3 years who assisted us with group meditation and told us about his life and his Guru. My own life experience confirmed his teaching that Karma and...
    MysticDude MysticDude 56-60, M 5 Responses Sep 17

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    I admire exceptional posteriors, and dishonesty is not in my nature. Allies and countrymen, surely this truth is universal!
    RustinCohle RustinCohle 18-21, M Sep 23

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    The Spirit and The Star What comes of this link Between two entities One wishes to travel, bringing the revelation The star unimaginably powerful, none can see the link The...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I WILL FIX YOUEp - you were sick so I came and I make you alive,Now please read this and understand and I will heal you next.Trust me.Here is story that my friend wrote. Her name...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    After amazing holiday in Florida America I came back to England to find my home had been flooded me my parrents had move into a hotel while house rebuilt where I met Emma . Emma...
    frodo26 frodo26 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    share 612 tweet 27 email BOSTON (Reuters) - The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    "Something there" Last night, I went to go see Madam Della in Gettysburg, PA. My other family members already had readings from her, so I was highly interested in learning more...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F Sep 20

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    I believe in looking for the good in every situation. The cup is half full kind of thinking. But the truth is, I was upset. I have only received a quarter an hour raise in the...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 9 hrs ago

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    My intention with this post isn't to be inflammatory, but to rather state what I believe and why. I don't think less of people who believe in god, in some ways I envy them. I don't...
    dontknowmylife dontknowmylife 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 8

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    Ive been thruh a lot of crap in my life. But people online doesnt care about that. Here are only haters who will be happy that u feel bad cos they gain fun out of others misery...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    There is something seriously wrong when religious morals are the basis for law making. Just because you think its taboo for a man to love a man doesn't mean everyone feels the same...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Eight Signs You're in a Relationship Worth Keeping A friend of mine posted a link on Facebook to this article today. I think the author's eight points are valid, even if I don't...
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    I have believe in the paranormal since I was a child because I have seen ghosts, and other things. Nope I do not have any mental health issues that would cause hallucinations at...
    ShadowSpirit1986 ShadowSpirit1986 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Amazingly, I believe in fairies. If you ask me why I believe, I will tell you it is because in another life, I am one. I believe with all of my heart that there is a place where...
    heartshinegirl heartshinegirl 41-45, F Sep 20

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    I have always found it strange why in the USA fundamentalist tv preachers seem to flourish and have thousands of followers while in the UK they never have . The UK does have people...
    mickyfin mickyfin 61-65, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Months of watching and reading dietary information from doctors, scientists, nutritionists, dieticians. All of this conflicting information, all of these people with different...
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    since I came to the EP, I started to feel much more shy, because did not know how they would react to whom I now call friends of the heart On the internet there people who are...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I Life is full of ups and downs. Even if that looks uncomfortable, it is that part of life that makes us move forward. It’s our human identify not to like challenges. Because...
    greatmotuma greatmotuma 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I gave you everything. I loved you in the best way I knew how. I ventured out so far from my comfort zone for you. Because of my past, I don't trust easily. I trusted you. I let...
    KaylaNicole93 KaylaNicole93 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Health, to me, is more than the absence of sickness. Sicknesses or injury can happen, but even with them, we can be generally healthy, and without them, we still could still be...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    The more I read about how easy it is for people to damage their bodies, the more convinced I get that humans should really try to return to a more basic diet. I'd hazard a guess...
    OneEarth2 OneEarth2 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    One of my best friends called me a "closet liberal" because of my beliefs and opinion on healthcare and gay marriage. I am a registered Republican and believe that these liberals...
    redhot1221 redhot1221 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 19

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         Our society has created this perfect image that we all idolize like its something we all have to be. And look what has become of it. Eating disorders, Anorexia...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    My sister once said this to me. I couldn't believe it came out of her mouth. "You weren't supposed to have kids with your husband. That's why they both have disabilities." WTF...
    JustBeingMeInCA JustBeingMeInCA 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I originally started my health kick to lose weight. I went hard and burnt out pretty fast, lost a great deal of weight. But I was depriving myself and craving alcohol and chocolate...
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    There are many things we come across, some affect us , some just pass. Here are some of the things that left a deep impact on me and continue to influence my thoughts, words and...
    BlueTheWarrior BlueTheWarrior 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am my wife's care giver, she has too many chronic health conditions to name here. It gets harder every day, no time for myself but a few minutes every other day or so.
    mamoryman mamoryman 56-60, M Sep 7

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    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    I've spoken before about my lack of connection and how I feel really closed off. I got a feeling that I had to do something to commit, or just show love, like saying a prayer every...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I believe that their has to be life after death, we can't just die and that's it. That's why I turned to the Lord, ok now for the people who don't believe and God and feel the need...
    Mary4you Mary4you 18-21, F 15 Responses Sep 3

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    she wont be there cause she dont really care bought what youre going through like i do. she doesnt see the light behind those beautifule eyes because she cant see that...
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