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Author: qazulight Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121457  
Subject: Re: HEALTHCARE RANT! Date: 3/15/2009 10:05 PM
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If you make me financially responsible for the broken leg of the teenager next door that does skateboarding stunts, then you should also give me the right to tell him he can't skateboard any more. Rights and responsibilities (including accepting consequences for one's actions) should go hand-in-hand.

You under this sytem you ARE responsible and he does not pay anything. Under a single payer system, we all pay, and he is responsible. Not his employer, not the insurance company that ends up paying extra to cover his unpaid bills, not the wealthy who pay there bills in cash. He is.

More over the Government can tell him that his portion for injuries incurred for skate boarding with out a helment or triple the his portion for skake boarding with one. I might add, and the Rat may hate it, but the government (under a single payer system) can increase co-pays for life style choices in including smoking and obesity.

Cheers
Qazulight.
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