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Matt Taibbi tells us what he really thinks.

Let’s start with the obvious: America has not only the worst but the dumbest health care system in the developed world :

via Rolling Stone, and well worth a read.

Comments

  1. #1 Paul
    September 8, 2009

    We are all adults here, and as adults we know there are consequences for are actions, so if you do not agree with his views on healthcare, you can a) do nothing, b) vote for him, c) not vote for him, d) protest and picket, its your choice, live the dream!

    It all comes down to what you believe, either you are your brother’s keeper or are not. The healthcare system is broken, even when you play by the rules, because even when you are working and come down with something serious the insurance company can deny your claim and you are stuck using you own funds and filing for bankruptcy when these same insurance companies are paying out bonuses to those employees that deny claims and on top of that the same companies show record profits. We are already paying for emergency room care anyway for those without healthcare, it makes sense to me to cover everyone and not pay 10-20 times more for emergency room care.

  2. #2 Brian
    September 9, 2009

    Man… this piece depressed me. A lot.

  3. #3 MikeB
    September 12, 2009

    Taibbi does his normal excellent job – and God its depressing. You can’t believe that you could admire such a mess, except that our politicians in the UK think the NHS can benefit from the US system – it just gets better and better…

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