Originally Posted by BigRedChief
I wanted a single payer system. Republicans wanted nothing. this is what we got. It's here to stay.
I think the saving money was a good thing but 30 million of my fellow citizens will now have insurance is a damn good thing.
That has to save money. Going to the ER for health care is a very inefficient waste of money.
I commend you for being sympathetic. Really I do.
I would have started with offering government health care for those not covered under the age of 18 or 21.
What we have now is something that will cost us all more in the long run, cut benefits, institute 'death panels', and end up slowing down research.
Congrats, but whether you understand it yet or not you've just made the lives of the worker bees that do all the work worse.