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Well, if we were starting from scratch and had all the knowledge from our past to guide us then a good socialized medical program would be a reality.
But unfortunately our health care system is full of people who want no part of a government run health care system. Doctors, nurses, anyone in private practice will tell you they have no faith that our current leaders can set up a working program free of political and financial influence. And as far as the pharmaceutical companies, well lets just think of what they stand to lose. I guess they will put up quite a fight. I think they could afford one. Until we get 60 to 70 percent of the population to force a vote of some kind that makes them do it anyway we’ll just have to make do.
Just a though