The middle class with no real growth in their incomes in 20 years are todays low income folks you speak of.
This is my problem, you are against health care for all that they actually contribute to is bad. But a program like Medicare which provides very low cost coverage for the retired is just fine. It was conceived when people had a shorter life span, today they are on that program into their 90's. We now have the technology to prolong life and make that an active life with rebuilt joints, hearts, lungs and a new sprit, all very expensive. An awful lot of people need the help that Medicare provides, a larger percentage don't really need the help but get it anyway. My friend just got on Medicare, he gets better coverage and will save over $5,000 a year in premium costs. He can afford what he is paying now, the savings is just more money for fun.
What we need is a compassionate answer to our health care problems.
That should not be a problem for a country that claims to be a Christian nation, but it is. An most of the backlash comes from a group who claims to be Christian, aka Tea Party.
A compassionate answer for you may well be, "appear on the town square in georgia, with a sign around your neck, and proclaim your right to live like a king off others."
You just might not have to pay anymore into S.S. and medicare....