Hillary's Heath Care Sham Won't Cure What Ails Us

News & Politics
This post, written by TRex, originally appeared on FireDogLake

You know, Hillary, we need to talk. Today you unveiled your shiny new health plan and I have to say that I am wildly underwhelmed.

First we need to get something out of the way. For you to proclaim that your plan provides, "Universal Health Care" is a decided misnomer. "Universal Health Insurance" might be more like it.

Universal Health Care is what they have in England and Canada and Spain and Germany and Japan and, well, every civilized nation in the world but ours. It's single payer health care provided free of charge with no need for interference by a greed-crazed insurance and pharmaceutical industry. Is that so freaking hard to understand?
Hillary Clinton yesterday set out an ambitious $110bn (£55bn) plan to introduce universal healthcare in the US more than 10 years after her earlier failed attempt.
Ms Clinton, who is one of the frontrunners to win the Democratic nomination for next year's presidential race, proposed a package that would open the way for health insurance for 47 million Americans at present without cover.

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