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#173 - ggggotmethisname (10/03/2013) [+] (3 replies)
can some please explain this whole government shutdown to me
User avatar #171 - Leopard (10/03/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Or just move to Canada?
User avatar #168 - fruitsalaad (10/03/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Non American here, can someone please explain this 'government shutdown'?
#161 - anonymous (10/03/2013) [+] (1 reply)
My fellow Americans, I do not want national healthcare, because then I would be paying for... My fellow Americans health. People in this country break bones left and right And if my taxes are raised to cover them then that's ****** to me, it's not my fault they do dangerous things.

So maybe national healthcare works elsewhere, but if this area had the same citizens and new government, healthcare would still be bad.
User avatar #148 - missrainbowdash (10/03/2013) [+] (13 replies)
let's all declare war on the USA!
User avatar #175 to #148 - capslockrage (10/03/2013) [-]
Hah, yeah and most likely get destroyed in the process.
The USA outspends every other country combined on our military, not only that but most countries, even though they hate the USA, will be missing out big time without it.
User avatar #127 - derpdy (10/03/2013) [-]
Actually forget the government!
#124 - dontknowmeatall (10/03/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Isn't that called Canada?
#120 - anonymous (10/03/2013) [-]
sounds like jebcys
User avatar #50 - tehlulzbringer (10/03/2013) [-]
whoo! socialism!
#48 - anonymous (10/03/2013) [+] (2 replies)
No universal healthcare is ******* stupid. Obama's way of doing it is terrible. It's going to hurt a lot more people than it helps. The big million dollar company's will be fine but the small local business are ****** . They are barely making a profit as it is and now you want them to spend even more? I'm not even going to say people COULD lose their jobs, people WILL lose their jobs over this. It's a fact. Also a lot of people will loose a lot of hours. If the minimum is 30 hours a week in order to receive this benefit, they'll only work 29. But let's talk about why I'm against universal health care in general. I'm 20 and actually pay taxes unlike some of the younger people on this site. I don't want my money to go to some drug addict so he can go to the doctor after destroying his body. I don't want to pay for some alcoholics liver transplant. I wont pay for someone who's been smoking their whole life to receive lung cancer treatments. **** that. You ruined your own damn life.
User avatar #46 - Bravechampion (10/03/2013) [+] (9 replies)
Why do you want government healthcare? Why would anyone want government healthcare? Just by your own for better quality.
#42 - feelythefeel (10/03/2013) [-]
Yatta yatta proletariat yatta yatta bourgeois blah blah glorious eternal leader. If you're going to talk about overthrowing the bourgeois, mind actually doing it eventually?
User avatar #38 - mrwalkerfour ONLINE (10/03/2013) [-]
ugh im not saying healthcare isnt a good idea i'm just gonna say it isnt a case of obama just going

"okay free healthcare tommorow guis have fun" there is ALOT to sort out, financing it, maintaining it, etc its not an easy thing, especially for such a large country like america
User avatar #35 - chieftain (10/03/2013) [-]
The last one had blackjack and hookers and look how far that got you.
User avatar #23 - szymonf (10/03/2013) [-]
but isn't the first the reason the government shutdown

inb4 it's still insurance
User avatar #11 - Gandalfthewhite (10/03/2013) [+] (5 replies)
may as well come over to London then. we have most of the same **** (maybe not sports wise)
User avatar #1 - metalmind (10/02/2013) [-]
And hookers.
Don't forget the hookers.

On a more serious note: Your problem is that bribing politicians is legal in most cases.
User avatar #24 - achimp (10/03/2013) [-]
Oh, the irony strikes like me like my axe of logic and reason to OP's poorly constructed treehouse of logical fallacies and ignorance.

Healthcare. Privacy.
You DO realize of course, that we are giving up at the very least, SOME part or other of privacy to the government for the sake of "coverage" under the Universal Healthcare Law, right? It's simply the nature of involving the government in your health - as they are involved to an extent that remains to be seen, they know more about you.

My understand is that the IRS will also be involved. Have you ever been audited? Every inch of your financial history is examined with a fine tooth comb; your privacy destroyed. Now, include your MEDICAL history in that as well and factor in that everyone now puts their lives on the internet, privacy is virtually gone.

We all have these poetic notions of a society where its citizens have completely private lives, but everyone has free healthcare provided by the government, or guns are banned, and no one goes hungry.


Your and my opinions on government involvement notwithstanding, the simple fact is that the more products and services your government provided, the more involved the government is with your life, and the less privacy you have.

If you want to have a reasoned debate about gov't involvement, or Obamacare, or my arguments here, I would be more than happy Just keep it respectful; I've gotten into one too many debates plagued by emotions (on both sides) that resulted in an avalanche of red thumbs.)
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