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Subject:  Re: Is health care a right? Date:  10/12/2010  12:12 PM
Author:  arrete Number:  533739 of 795197

When advocates of "free" government health care simply state that a prosperous and compassionate society should want to provide for all of its people as a humanitarian basis for it, at least that's a matter of opinion.

A prosperous and compassionate society should want to provide for the "less fortunate". Its called charity. Providing for another via the barrel of a gun is NOT charity.
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I must say, I'm a bit confused. There are already a plethora of health care programs for those