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Arguments For And Against Single Payer Healthcare

Bernie Sanders recently introduced a single payer healthcare plan, also known as medicare-for-all, that would guarantee coverage to all Americans under one government-run plan. Here are the arguments for and against implementing a single-payer healthcare plan.

Veteran Told What Offends Him

WASHINGTON—In the wake of protests in which some players knelt during the national anthem prior to this week’s NFL games, a U.S. Army veteran has been informed that the acts offended him.

Revelations From Hillary Clinton’s New Memoir

‘What Happened,’ a new memoir detailing the trials and tribulations of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, was released today, with Clinton supporters and detractors already divided on its contents. Here are some of Hillary’s bombshell revelations:
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Obamacare Vs. The GOP’s New Health Plan

Key
  • O Obamacare
  • G GOP’s Plan
  • INDIVIDUAL MANDATE:
    • O

      Those who don’t obtain health insurance are penalized

    • G

      Those who don’t obtain impeccable health are penalized

  • PREEXISTING CONDITIONS:
    • O

      Americans covered regardless of preexisting conditions

    • G

      Insurers no longer forced to cover Americans stricken with condition of poverty

  • PERMITS INSURANCE COMPANIES TO FUCK AMERICANS OVER:
    • O

      Yes

    • G

      Yes

  • HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS:
    • O

      Allows individuals to deposit up to $3,400 and families up to $6,750 into tax-free health savings account

    • G

      Every savings account now a health savings account

  • AVERAGE COST OF HOSPITAL VISIT:
    • O

      Devastating

    • G

      Ruinous

  • BEST UNDERSTOOD VIA SERIES OF SIDE-BY-SIDE BULLET POINT COMPARISONS:
    • O

      Yeah

    • G

      Of course

  • OBJECTIVE:
    • O

      Relieve patients of high healthcare costs

    • G

      Relieve insurance companies of high healthcare costs

  • COVERAGE OF CHILDREN:
    • O

      Creates unacceptable culture of entitlement by allowing children to stay on parents’ plan until age of 26

    • G

      Unchanged

  • FREEZING BODY TO BE THAWED OUT AND REVIVED BY FUTURE GENERATIONS:
    • O

      Not covered

    • G

      Not covered

  • ASSOCIATION WITH DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT THAT PREVENTS REPUBLICANS FROM SUPPORTING LAW:
    • O

      Yes

    • G

      Nope!

  • OVERALL EFFECT:
    • O

      Worst law in the history of the United States

    • G

      Slightly worse than that

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