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Sorry, Liberals: Obamacare
Won’t Lead to Single Payer

Reason Magazine, by Peter Suderman

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/7/2014 5:46:31 AM

If you spend any significant amount of time talking to conservative activists who oppose Obamacare, you’ll eventually hear some variant on the theory that Obamacare was never meant to work. Instead, it was meant to destroy the existing health care system, and in the process pave the way for liberals to step in with the comprehensive health care fix the far left has always really longed for: single payer. There’s often a hint of conspiracy surrounding the accusation, as if President Obama and the White House senior staff had hatched some meticulous plot to spend a year struggling to pass a

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/7/2014 6:35:04 AM     (No. 9682607)

I don´t believe in the conspiracy theory that obamaCare is intentionally so bad so that people will demand worse: Single Payer, Government takes all, runs all.

But I do believe that many Dems simply do care that it is so bad, just because they believe that the voting process is in their control ->(bogus voter registrations by the millions + tampered voting software controlled by Dems)

Prove me wrong, let´s see the Dems turned out wholesale in 2016. But if we have another Dem, any Dem in the White House in 2016, that will be total proof that free elections are thing of the past.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Poobah, 1/7/2014 6:42:14 AM     (No. 9682609)


Barney Frank was captured on this YouTube video saying that the "public option" would lead to the single payer system:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLm9t9j-qKM


That´s why the Democrats wanted the "public option." But they didn´t get it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/7/2014 7:39:16 AM     (No. 9682642)

The quickest way to a single payer would have been setting up a government option for low to middle income people.They could then inch the income scale up to include more people. The minimum premium would be $20.If people don´t want to pay the 20,then screw them.Of course you would also have some small scale copays to keep people honest.

If this was a scheme to get to singer payer,it had to be crafted by people with thick titanium coated thick skulls.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MattMusson, 1/7/2014 9:48:30 AM     (No. 9682839)

It is important to recognise that the State of VERMONT did go to single payer under ObamaCare. So, now the rest of the country can see what single payer really means.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ben Around, 1/7/2014 10:40:25 AM     (No. 9682945)

I hope all those faux conservatives who are appoplectic about single payer wil read this and calm down. If the gov´t cannot even create a web site, it is certainly not capable of creating a single payer health care system. Would take them at least 50 years.

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