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I Want Universal Health Care

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    Germany

    We have here in Germany a universal health system which function rather well.  They are never perfect but better than without such a system. They started in the early 1950s. But they made here all mistakes in financing the system which are possible.  If a country want to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27, 2011

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    Actually, I Have It (sometimes)

    When I live in Canada (like right now) I have it.  How cool is it to be able to go to the doc when you're sick (without checking with your health insurance plan, or your checking account.)  While I was employed in the states, I was fully or partially covered, depending on the...
    Maxnoir Maxnoir 51-55, M 8 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    Canada Health Services

    In Canada health care system is different in every Province and Territory.The federal government issues the same money per ca pita less 3% peoples moving around.Added each year is health care provision for over 200,000 immigrants annually.I am a carpenter and worked in four...
    thesower thesower 51-55 Jan 9, 2012

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    How Life Changes

    I use to always have fantastic health care thru my employers. That all changed last year when I was laid-off. I started to pay COBRA, but then the company dissolved so no more COBRA. I now have no health insurance. It's very scary. I'm unable to even buy individual health...
    iwanttohavemore iwanttohavemore 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    My Mother Had Cancer When I Wa...

    My mother had cancer when I was younger, and the only reason she is alive is because the experimental surgeries that ruined my families credit forever. The fact that she is in debt for reasons that she couldn't control is wrong.
    xxthespianxx xxthespianxx 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    There Has to Be a Better Way!

    My life is not worth less than the life of someone who can afford health insurance.  IT'S NOT.
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 2 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    YES !!!!!! ...

    YES !!!!!! We have the doctors, the nurses, and Governments are mostly making profits from people, Why doesn't this happen already. Tommorow is still too late
    RainMan RainMan 21-25, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2008

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    I Don't Think It's to Much to Ask

    I don't think it's to much to ask for the citizens of the world's wealthiest country to be guaranteed health care. And its quite clear that our current system has MAJOR flaws. The US spends more on health care than any other nation, and our health care is currently ranked...
    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    Amerikkka!

    Has no loyalty to the American people. It is greedy and totally self-absorbed with its own agenda. It will sell its own mother. Almost every country has universal health care, but not us. We have people dying everyday here in our beloved country because they can't afford health...
    TrustNobody TrustNobody 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    Universal

    It is a basic human right- the right to life- to preserve life we need our health looked after.  No one life is more important than another- no matter how much health insurance or what location someone happened to be born in bears on how others regard them.  A child...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 10, 2008

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    Health Care Is a

    Basic right and not just a privilege for a few. As more and more people lose their jobs and become uninsured, the situation is going to get much, much worse. Forty-six million Americans are uninsured. That number is increasing every day!   Nine million of them are...
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    We Have It!!

    We = Massachussetts, perhaps the only state level Universal care in USA. You can even be homeless and be covered and you don't need any income, as it's tiered. Without an address, a person cannot get a "check" of any kind, so in that respect our Commonwealth Care health system...
    freeed freeed 61-65, M 13 Responses Oct 26, 2010

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    It's Medicare For All and It's Nothing More Than Insurance

    Medicare is one of the most efficient insurance delivery systems on the planet, having one of the lowest administrative costs. Single Payer is nothing more than Medicare for everyone and it's nothing more than insurance. Medicare would cover everyone, regardless of pre-existing...
    onlinegrandpa onlinegrandpa 61-65 7 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    The Time For Universal Health Care Is Now

    Every American has equal value and every American deserves health care. Period. Health problems are scary, sure, but can you imagine only having to deal with that and not medical bills too? The fear of losing your house? The fear of bankrupting your family? The US is the only...
    Pinget Pinget 36-40, F 14 Responses Aug 14, 2007

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    S I C K O - Michael Moore

    When the life of a poor person is worth less....                                                 
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    5 Steps to Socialized Heathcare

    Five Steps to Socialized Healthcare Published by Adam Pieniazek on September 20, 2008 in Government Stop paying medical bills. Bad debt increases for hospitals and insurance companies. Big health insurance companies fail. Government steps in...
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F 8 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    Has to Be a Better Way

    So many people don't have any health-care and there are those like me who pay so much each month and still can't afford the co-pays to utilize the plan. Most of my Dr's are considered specialists which means $50 to walk in the door. Then when they tell me I need follow ups or...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2009

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    Hey, United States:

    every other developed country in the world has universal health care, except us. does that give you any clues?
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    It Is the Right Thing to Do...

    Ok America- It is the right thing to do! Healthcare for ALL! What we need now to start with is a catchy slogan. Any ideas?
    aniave aniave 31-35, F Sep 26, 2009

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    Left Behind

    I have been keeping up with all the health care info. It's really disgusting how the republicans tried their best to to keep the health care reform from passing in the house and the senate. I understand why they don't want to lose their precious lobby money. Who wouldn't like to...
    craftingnut91 craftingnut91 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    Come On People...

    Do we take what little improvements the politicians are willing to dole out in small increments or Do we fight for universal, single payer all encompassing healthcare for all Americans because it is the RIGHT thing to do!Health should not be a proviledge to those few who can...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    Yes yes, I am independent, I don't NEED to be taken care of, but its a lovely feeling to be with a man that WANTS to take care of me. I have never had it before in previous...
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    shaebears shaebears 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    MW1321 MW1321 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    MarineGirlfriend0810 MarineGirlfriend0810 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I know there are people who do love me very much, and I really care about them too, but I can't think of anyone at all that I'm 100% comfortable with.
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Establishment of the realizations noted in Bengali book ‘Dharma O Anubhuti’ 247. 9th July, 1977. Saturday. Early morning dream: I was having a dream...
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    1. SAD, BREAKUP - Sad Song by Todd Smith - Email My Heart by Britney Spears - Stay by Miley Cyrus - Lonely Girl by Pink and Linda Perry - Me And You by Coco Jones and Tyler James...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    ImperialAerosolKid ImperialAerosolKid 41-45, M a week ago

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    RandomUniverse RandomUniverse 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 4

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