Obamacare and Single Payer

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In his farewell address, President Obama bluntly laid down a challenge – “If anyone can put together a plan that is demonstrably better than the improvements we’ve made to our health care system – that covers as many people at less cost – I will publicly support it.”

There is such a plan. Not only does it cover as many people as Obamacare, it covers everyone. And at less cost than Obamacare.

Everybody in. Nobody out.

And Obama did publicly support it. Before he turned against it.

That plan was put together more than fifty years ago – it’s called single payer.

And we as a country implemented it for people of a certain age – it’s called Medicare.

The single payer Medicare for All bill has been languishing in Congress for decades – it’s called HR 676.

It will again be introduced into the new Congress sometime over the next couple of weeks.

And before Obama was against single payer, Obama was for it.

In 2003, as a state Senator in Illinois, Obama publicly supported single payer.

“I happen to be a proponent of a single payer universal health care program,” Obama said at the time. “I see no reason why the United States of America, the wealthiest country in the history of the world, spending 14 percent of its Gross National Product on health care cannot provide basic health insurance to everybody. And that’s what Jim is talking about when he says everybody in, nobody out. A single payer health care plan, a universal health care plan. And that’s…

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  • JosephConrad

    THE HEALTH CARE ISSUE IS TOTAL B.S. THE ONLY RATIONAL, COST-EFFECTIVE
    SYSTEM IS A ‘SINGLE PAYER’ INITIATIVE.

    BUT HOW WILL IT BE FUNDED ?
    1. THE FEDERAL RESERVE & IRS DIRECTLY & EXPLICITLY VIOLATE THE CONSTITUTION.
    2. THE ‘USURY’ INTEREST THE GOVT. PAYS ON ITS DEBT TO THE 12 PRIVATE JEWISH
    OWNED ROTHSCHILD-RELATED FED WILL FUND A ‘SINGLE PAYER’ SYSTEM.

    WHAT ARE 3 WAYS TO REDUCE SYSTEM COST ?
    1. RAPID INTRO OF WHOLISTIC CANNIBIS (CBD) DRUGS THAT CUT CHRONIC CARE
    COSTS (CANCER, PAIN, SEIZURES,ETC. REGARDLESS OF FED GOV. PATENTS.
    2. HEALTH INSURERS MUST CUT COSTS 1/3.
    3. COMPETITIVE BIG PHARMA DRUG PRICING & CLOSER OVER SITE & CONTROL.

    4. HIGH SECURITY OF HIGH SYSTEM AUTOMATION & PROCESS EXECUTION.