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If criminals get free public defenders why cant honest americans get health care?

Just a question i have been thinking about! Why should a person that has done something wrong get rewarded with a lawyer and free healtcare?

 
youlookin4me

Asked by youlookin4me at 6:32 PM on Nov. 26, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • We don't have a constitutional right to healthcare, but WE SHOULD. No one should be forced to be chronically ill or even die because they could not afford a doctor and/or medication. It's sickening that everything comes down to the almight dollar. "Well how much is this going to cost ME?" Such selfishness...unfortunately, that is the American way.
    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 8:21 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • sorry about the errors in spelling, I did it in a hurry!
    youlookin4me

    Answer by youlookin4me at 6:33 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • Public defenders are not free. You pay for them. Same for healthcare. It's never free. In the countries that do have "free" healthcare they pay 50% of their weekly paycheck in taxes.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 6:35 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • I say free in they have no liability at all, I know that taxes pay for PD's and Medical cards but why should someone that has to be taken out of the general public have these servies for free? and i would gladly pay 50% tax if i didnt have to pay for child care, health care and all the other pub;ic services that they get.
    youlookin4me

    Answer by youlookin4me at 7:02 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • Maybe instead of bitching about health care and child care and all that jazz. You should do something about it like join the military. Great benefits.
    armywife2009101

    Answer by armywife2009101 at 7:09 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • Who says they actually did something wrong?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:31 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • Perhaps because you have a constitutional right to counsel. You don't have a constitutional right to healthcare.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 7:32 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • People dying because they have no insurance is blown WAY out of proportion.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 8:28 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • People dying because they have no insurance is blown WAY out of proportion.

    WAY, lining the yellow brick road all the way to OZ.
    PestPatti

    Answer by PestPatti at 9:08 PM on Nov. 26, 2009

  • We don't have a constitutional right to healthcare, but WE SHOULD

    This poster is entitled up to her ears! lol! She piped up that she was ready for a check to a recent troll question about new stimulus checks. lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:38 PM on Nov. 26, 2009