Meet the Real Adversaries of Single-Payer Health Care
Even before negotiations had started with the Republicans, Obama and his crew had already tossed aside single payer. Abject corruption? Cowardice? Take your pick.
by GRAEME ANFINSON
Democratic scum like Max Baucus gladly served as point man to stitch the Frankenstein Obamacare, while cheerfully drowning any possibility of single payer. This with the full support of the DLC and Obama, of course.
When Barack Obama decided to take ownership of a right-wing idea pushing market exchanges for private insurance, with mandates and subsides to make sure everyone bought the product, as a fix for our embarrassing health care system- it was clear we were in trouble. Now, as Obamacare is finally up and running, we see the most tech savvy Presidential Administration in history fail to build a functioning website. (Ironically, given the NSA revelations, when people actually want to give the government their personal information they seem incapable of taking it.) I remember heated conversations with liberals who assured me this was the best we could get, as conservatives would do anything to stop a plan that didn’t involve private insurance and marketplaces. Anything? Like shutdown the government even? Continue reading »