What’s So Crazy About The Tea Party?
The Tea Party Republicans hone in on the mandatory nature of ObamaCare. They draw a red line at American citizens being forced to buy something. The funny thing is that the reason people have to be forced to buy health insurance is because the health reform insists on maintaining the private insurance system. Nobody would be forced to buy insurance if there was a single payer plan or if it came out of general taxation. But the Republicans as well as the Democrats oppose any kind of socialized health care. That’s ruled out from the beginning; its never been seriously considered in America.
That’s a nice contradiction: health care is not a normal commodity ……… Read on here: whats-so-crazy-about-the-tea-party (written by Geoffrey McDonald and published in Counterpunch.org)
This entry was posted on October 15, 2013 by d3mola. It was filed under Politics and was tagged with Affordable Healthcare Act, American Exceptionalism, Capitalism, Government Shutdown, ObamaCare, Private Profits, Social Benefits, Socialism, Tea Party.