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It's bad enough that we as a nation have decided it's acceptable for millions of people to die of treatable diseases. But to force people to choose between the mandated health insurance payment and housing or food? Unconscionable!
An individual mandate to purchase private, for-profit insurance is absolutely wrong as it fails to address the root causes of our shameful health care system: for profit insurance. There will never be any significant improvement in health care access and affordability until these vampires are driven out and the only way to do that is with a strong public option.
Forcing people to buy a product that only meets the needs of the insurance companies is simply wrong. It would, in fact, be worse than the abysmal system we currently have.
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