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I Want Universal Health Care

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In Indonesia, the government has presented a new universal healthcare scheme called Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN). The scheme includes health insurance will be comprehensive to...
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    I want someone to care and understand and like me for me
    beth321123 beth321123 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    I want to be loved, and cared about by someone genuinely. I just want to have someone there to help me pick up the pices
    emgg emgg 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have close friends and such but somehow at the end of the day i dont think any of them care that much. Probably just need to "man up" and forget about it.
    ZeTruth ZeTruth 26-30, M Sep 6

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    I want be loved by someone... I want someone to hold my hand, play with my hair and cuddle me whenever they feel like it. I try and act as though it doesn't bother me but the truth...
    InMybubble InMybubble 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 26

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    I Jstt Wantt Someoneee To Understandd Howw I Feel 😭
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I just want someone to pretend sincerely enough that they give a damn about me
    Steph9598 Steph9598 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Hello ladies ;) here is me and you are out there somwhere, I am looking for a positive lady to keep me nice and warm :)
    PurePositive PurePositive 18-21, M Aug 27

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    I held her in my arms as she lay dying...she was taking her last breath and I was helpless to save her...Her time was coming to an end and I could only do what was the most...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 7

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    I was born in rural part of Africa. English is my third language and don't expect a perfect self introduction. Even if my mom and dad are still alive, they never been in part of my...
    greatmotuma greatmotuma 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Right now I am doing everything I can to keep from shutting down. I don't know why I woke up feeling this way. I just don't want to feel this way. I hate crying. I hating giving...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Pseudocide. It is a word that is both beautiful and frightening. Pseudocide: the death of identity, the cessation of the self. For years-- at least half my life-- it has been an...
    WildMagic WildMagic 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I want to be special to someone but how do I do that? Facts: I am horrible, an *******, I have a temper and I'm very stupid, which drives people away from me. I want to be that...
    jayyward jayyward 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    My 2 dreams in life are to become a theorist and become a farther, I'm only 15 but when I get older I want to have kids and care for them because I didn't have a dad growing up so...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want somebody to care for me so that I can reciprocate. I want to hear from you soonest.
    maduwuba maduwuba 41-45, M Aug 28

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    Destruction of previous individual austerity 286) 24th December, 1977, Thursday . Place : Makardah. Early morning dream: One unknown boy came to me with a message...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Sep 2

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    I don't care where I go, or what I do. As long as I have the chance to connect with and learn about people from around the world. Being able to experience the way they find...
    modinski modinski 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    VERY VERY VERY HEALTHY. WATCH MORE COMEDIANS YALL.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    The only things right now that take my mind off stress is self harming in any way of drugs and it just isn't healthy to live how i do...
    RazorToMySkin RazorToMySkin 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    Something to combine yoga, health, Eco friendly, natural lifestyle, and spirituality. It will be of mass benefit to society and cannot be convoluted. I am a healer and a teacher, a...
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