Originally Posted by scollins
I disagree, and that is why there is such a division in this country on such issues. The ultra-liberals think that everyone needs to be taken care for every need and want, and the ultra-conservatives think people should take care of themselves with no help from government at all. I'm most certainly more towards the conservative end of the spectrum on this.
The 'me' attitude has to and seems to be changing in the US. If a single payer system is good enough for american service people it should be good enough for all citizens. Quality of life would be much better if people didn't have to worry about loosing their home if they land in the hospital.
Equal access to healthcare should be the right of all people, not to the privileged.