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OpEdNews Op Eds    H3'ed 7/7/19

Congress Loves Socialized Health Care -- For Itself

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Members can walk straight into a Capitol Hill clinic, get treated without insurance, and count on taxpayers to cover the tab.


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For $3.5 trillion a year, shouldn't we Americans have a world-class health care system? Yet while we spend the most of any advanced nation in the world to get care more than $10,000 a year per person we get the worst results.

No surprise, then, that Medicare for All is now backed by 85 percent of Democrats, 66 percent of independents, and (get this) 52 percent of Republicans!

So why isn't Congress responding to this overwhelming public demand for universal coverage?

 

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