Tag: Medicare for all
Medicare is pretty awesome
In my last post, I noted that a majority of Americans favor a single-payer health care plan over the current system. Some people though effectively do have socialized medicine already here in the United States: much of the U.S. military, veterans, the poor that can get on Medicaid and 65+ Americans like me, i.e. seniors.…
So what’s wrong with democratic socialism?
We are told socialism is bad and un-American, but is capitalism really all that great? Consider how poor a job the free market is doing in providing affordable health care. Before the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies did their best to keep their insured pools as pristine as possible. They had no problems canceling people’s…