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A question for conservatives

Ok first of all let me say that I understand the concerns of the conservatives in this country when it comes to the new healthcare bill but I have a question. It seems to me that this bill is something new that hasn’t been really tried in OUR country and I wonder why we all can’t just give it a chance and see if it works because If it doesn’t and if things REALLY seem to start heading down the direction of socialism like your concerned about luckily in this country you have the ability to change it when the next election happens. So why not just see if this is something that can work for us? Why not give something new a REAL chance?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:20 PM on Aug. 17, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Okay first it has been tried ask Massachusetts. Second This isn't something that we can try and if we dont like it do something else one this passes it stays.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:23 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • Part of the problem is that he tried to change too much too quickly. He also didn't explane what he was planning. Once these changes are made it will be very difficult to undo them.

    Understand this is coming from an Obama supporter. If I can see these problems you know those that don't support him and are looking for problems will be able to.
    teamquinn

    Answer by teamquinn at 9:26 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • Because there is NOOOOOOOO money...among other things. But THATS a pretty big stopper right there.

    momof030404

    Answer by momof030404 at 9:26 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • First what do you mean Massachusetts? Second if a republican get in next election and its not working they would be able to change it!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:27 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • It works so well in San Francisco that Kaiser has joined the public plan. Do conservatives think that the VA should be privatized? The seniors who were tricked into Medicare Advantage (privatized Medicare) have seen rates rise and coverages dip.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:28 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • Op here- I am not asking for a list of reasons you disagree with it I was asking why you can't give it a chance even if there is no money or any other reason you can think of to disagree with it! Why can't you give it a chance and see if they can find the money or whatever
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:29 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • Do you have any idea how difficult it is to repeal a bill? Especially one this huge, expensive, and far-reaching? Once it's in place, it won't go away. If it turns out to be a disaster, we will end up pumping more money into it for decades.

    You can't just "try out" a bill. It doesn't work that way.
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 9:39 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • why you can't give it a chance even if there is no money or any other reason you can think of to disagree with it!

    Well jeez, why don't you go try jumping off a bridge even if you can't fly or have other reasons it might be a bad idea? Do you even realize what you are saying or are you just being contrary for contrary's sake?
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:39 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • 1) Because everything the Gov't gets a hold of ends up in the toliet. They have YET to make ANYTHING better once they take control of it.
    2) This isnt something that can just be changed easily. The American people have already spoken and said they dont want it. The fact its still being pushed is a prime example of just how much what THE PEOPLE want is considered in Washington.
    3) There is NO money to fund this, just like there was NO money to fund the bail outs and our country is on the verge (if not already there) on being so in debt that we will never be able to crawl out of it.
    4) There are places in this country that have tried socialized health care, and it has yet to work and/or NOT bankrupt the city/state.
    abbynzachsmommy

    Answer by abbynzachsmommy at 9:40 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • *facepalm*
    BEXi

    Answer by BEXi at 9:40 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

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