My husband says we are going to be sorry when we have to depend on a bankrupt government to provide our healthcare --and have no choice of private health insurance. He thinks the private companies will go out of business with gov't. promising a cheaper version and unlimited coverage.
Gov't health care already operates in the red. Why would we vote for them to be in charge of 1/5 of the nation's economy --the healthcare industry?
I read a Blade article that said only 2% of the nation would use the private option --and they took that to mean that the private option wouldn't make a dent in private insurance companies' business. But what did the question mean? Call me and ask me if I'll use a private option from the gov't --and I might say NO because I now have insurance --or because I am opposed to the public option. In truth, if the private option is offered and made attractive with unlimited care paid for by tax monies, then I predict that more than 2% of the people will sign up for it, saying "I pay taxes, so I'm going to get the cheaper gov't health insurance!"
The problem is, the gov't is broke. But that never stops the party of Pelosi and Franks.
"God is not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance and have eternal life."--the Bible