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Right wingers point out that most people disapprove of the Affordable Care Act, which they sneeringly call Obamacare as though a law could be defeated by making it personal to one man. This is childish behavior.

What they don't tell you is that many of the people who oppose the law think it doesn't go far enough. They want something more liberal, either a public option or universal Medicare, known as a single-payer system. Obama tried to get a public option but he couldn't.

That was then. Go ahead, beat up on the ACA. We didn't like it all that much anyway. It was your guy's idea. To us, it was just a first step. You don't seem to realize that the people won't go backward to the days when people could be denied coverage for pre-existing conditions, etc.

We're going to have a single-payer system someday, like most developed democratic countries. The question is "when."

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Right wingers point out that most people disapprove of the Affordable Care Act, which they sneeringly call Obamacare as though a law could be defeated by making it personal to one man. This is childish behavior.

What they don't tell you is that many of the people who oppose the law think it doesn't go far enough. They want something more liberal, either a public option or universal Medicare, known as a single-payer system. Obama tried to get a public option but he couldn't.

That was then. Go ahead, beat up on the ACA. We didn't like it all that much anyway. It was your guy's idea. To us, it was just a first step. You don't seem to realize that the people won't go backward to the days when people could be denied coverage for pre-existing conditions, etc.

We're going to have a single-payer system someday, like most developed democratic countries. The question is "when."

Be careful about what you wish for. Canada, for example, has a single payer system. Canadians routinely go to Boston for surgeries because of the delays

and denials they experience in Canada. Single payer systems have panels that review all treatments. Do you really want someone else deciding if you need an expensive surgery or just some inexpensive pain pills ?

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Be careful about what you wish for. Canada, for example, has a single payer system. Canadians routinely go to Boston for surgeries because of the delays

and denials they experience in Canada. Single payer systems have panels that review all treatments. Do you really want someone else deciding if you need an expensive surgery or just some inexpensive pain pills ?

Canadians are very happy with their health care system. It costs less and gives better care. That is why every developed country in the world has a national health care system. There are plenty of instances where people in the United States have their surgeries delayed or can't get them at all because of our rotten health care system. That's going to change. If you had any sense, you would welcome that.

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