Cheering for an uninsured man’s death is as disturbing as when the audience cheered Governor Perry’s track record on executions during the first debate. Morality aside, the difference in people’s vision of how our government should best serve society is what is at the heart of our stalemate in our ongoing healthcare insurance debate. I see it as having everyone insured by a single payer, the federal government, would best serve our society by decreasing the long term costs for everyone first of all by guaranteeing access to health care, prevention is always cheaper than treating the malady after the fact, second with millions of patients, the government can negotiate better prices for both care and medications. Once we realize that profits have no place in placing a bet on our health which is what health insurance companies essentially do, we will have eliminated a large chunk of future long term deficits and then Wall Street and the super rich have less to complain about and they can take their shared sacrifice homilies and stuff them in their hats.
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Alan Grayson Blasts Tea Party Debate Audience’s Reaction To Health Care Question: ‘It’s Sadism’
13 Tuesday Sep 2011