Black People : If the Insurance Companies are that bad, why not accept Single Payer

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  1. Ankhur

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    The Single Payer system that would simply get rid of the unnecessary, go between extortionistic HMOs, is rejected bipartisanly,
    so really what happens when one "fails to arrest an arsonist" after half the neighborhood is burned down??


    Obama takes his health care push on the road. Get Breaking News Alerts

    Share Comments 3,385 GLENSIDE, Pa. — Stirring memories of his campaign for the White House, President Barack Obama made a spirited, shirt-sleeved appeal for passage of long-stalled health care changes Monday as Democratic congressional leaders worked behind the scenes on legislation they hope can quickly gain passage.

    "Let's seize reform. It's within our grasp," the president implored his audience at Arcadia University, the first outside-the-Beltway appearance since he vowed last week to do everything in his power to push his health care plan into law.

    The president's pitch was part denunciation of insurance companies – "they continue to ration care on the basis of who's sick and who's healthy," he said – and part criticism of his Republican critics. "You had 10 years. What happened? What were you doing?" he taunted members of a party that held the White House for eight years and control of Congress for a dozen.

    full article;
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/09/obama-health-care-push-ba_n_491105.html
     
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