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I Want Universal Health Care

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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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    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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    No, You Do Not Want Universal Health Care!

    Question  "I want to ask you what you would prescribe for the US health care system? How much government should be involved, if at all? "What kind of health care system do you think would be the best for our nation?" Reply: 1. All health insurance plans promote...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    I'm a veteran, so I've got my healthcare

    covered. I just feel sorry for everyone else who doesn't and all the hoops they have to jump through for Obamacare. I guess it's better than nothing... but they have much better systems in place in other countries.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 24

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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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    We Are Getting Ripped Off

    Billy Tauzin, president of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, has cut a secret deal on health reform with the White House. Tauzin told Tom Hamburger of the Los Angeles Times that in exchange for the much-touted $80 billion in savings that PhRMA...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Apr 12, 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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    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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    100 Years Of Medical Fascism

    One hundred years ago today, on April 16, 1910, Henry Pritchett, president of the Carnegie Foundation, put the finishing touches on the Flexner Report.[1] No other document would have such a profound effect on American medicine, starting it on its path to destruction up to and...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Apr 17, 2010

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    Medicare And Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme In Australia

    There is a universal health care system in Australia that works reasonably well. In Australia, all tax payers (not companies) pay 1.75% of their pre-tax income to Medicare which covers most medical costs for all. GP's and Specialists could claim against a set of schedule fees for...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2011

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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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    Well Take A Look..

    Just a preview of what to expect.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2jijuj1ysw&NR=1&feature=fvwp
    noshadow noshadow 61-65, M Feb 11, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    The Top Tens Lies Of So-called Modern Medicine

    Mainstream health care isn’t based on “health” or “caring.” It’s actually based on an engrained system of medical mythology that’s practiced — and defended — by those who profit from the continuation of sickness and disease...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 21, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    National Health Care Will Mandate Vaccines

    I remember the H1N1 "swine flu" season of 2009 very well. People were rushing out to get vaccinated, scared half to death by the mainstream media which was pushing false reports that the swine flu would kill tens of millions of people and that only a vaccine could save you. The...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Apr 12, 2010

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    Hi guys, I bought this vitex thingy to lower my

    libido! I'm so happy I bought this.
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 5

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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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    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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    Ok so all my life I've done everthing hospitality it's a very unappreciated field to work in I need a change I want more I want to be more I want to have a career that my children...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F Oct 5

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    kaivaughn kaivaughn 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Ethics plus compassion. Trying to be better than my abusers. Devoted to frauds. Every pick turns on me. And health care services are a joke. Equal in size to...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    if you want be healthy dont eat unil you are hungry... and dont eat till satiation ...one third for your food other third for your drink last third is for breathing
    lonelywaheed lonelywaheed 61-65, M 6 days ago

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    Everything is going to be great! Every obstacle there is always an opportunity. Winter will always turn to spring no matter what happen. If you are not happy, be happy. If you're...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    My parents asked me where I wanted to be in five years. They were asking if I wanted to own a house or a different car, and what kind of career I wanted to be in. All I want to do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Oct 5

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    i am 34 and i fall for a younger guy. we are not in a relationship but we act like we are into it. he said he does not want commitment because he want to be careful this time he...
    andromache123 andromache123 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    A really hot one that wants to take care of all my needs.
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    100 Questions to pass the time waiting to hear someone special got home safely 1) Name: PlayfulOwlEyes on here 2) Male/Female: Female 3) Were you named after anyone? In real...
    PlayfulOwlEyes PlayfulOwlEyes 18-21, F 18 mins ago

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    Some friends wants to improve hair quality through nutrition to the hair care, how to do hair care Here introduce you to some hair nutrition care methods. How do you think about...
    shanxitai shanxitai 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Better off dead? It’s an unpalatable truth that for some people the damage that is done to them in life is so severe that their behaviors isolate them and/or disrupt and damage...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    Purification of Body 295) 14th, March, 1978 . Wednesday. Early morning dream: I had a loose motion spoiling my trouser. I only wore a shirt now. Then I e went to a...
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    I hate how some people smoke or drink or do drugs eat extremely unhealthy. I know a lot of it is either their choice or something they can't control I won't judge some one by it I...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Awe... I really can't begin to tell you how much I don't give a **** about you, and how much I wish something bad would happen to you, you are nothing but a sad pathetic loser who...
    cherrypink1st cherrypink1st 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I feel that my father is a coward and an insecure, passive aggressive, manipulative and (can be) violent person. Although he mostly raised me when I was growing up (my mother was...
    Regandlam Regandlam 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want to be the unique and beautiful goddess I once was. Right now, I am ugly and undesirable. I loved myself last week and the week before, but something happened this week that...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    My Daughter is Unstoppable and Stronger than she looks!!! I look after her and I do my best to keep her safe, happy and healthy all the time. It makes me happy to see her thriving...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 17

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    How do I STAY motivated to workout? especially since its getting colder outside in the winter months. Is it crazy to try to eat healthy in the winter when everyone is trying to...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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