Health Care Debate - Carlsbad, CA

Discuss the national Health Care debate in Carlsbad, CA.

Do you support President Obama's health care policy?

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Dave

Poulsbo, WA

#1 Sep 25, 2009
We already have Insurance Co. death panels
Ikaika

Barrigada, Guam

#2 Sep 25, 2009
unclear explanation on controlling costs.
VMC

San Diego, CA

#3 Oct 3, 2009
Insurance companies are death panels, and have been for years. The GOP is made up of liars and sensationalists who are funded by corupt corporate interest groups. They sicken me!
Steve

San Diego, CA

#4 Oct 7, 2009
If we don't reform our highly expensive, and inefficient Health Care System, it will eventually bankrupt the whole country. We have the poorest system in the developed world, with highly entrenched insurance interests that are actively trying to shoot all reform down. It is shameful that charity organizations originally established to help Third World countries, are spending much of their resources helping uninsured American citizens--this is not the America we all deserve.
jim

United States

#5 Oct 7, 2009
health insurance is not the same as health care. american health care is unparalleled and no socialized scheme even approaches it. It's a step backward for health care a step forward for government control of our lives.
jim

United States

#6 Oct 7, 2009
VMC, you attack republicans and the free enterprise system in general yet you provide no proof. this is a logical error so old it has a latin name; "argumentum ad hominem." violations of this nature render your statement absurd by definition. try to include some substance instead of playground name calling, it makes you look weak.
Joe D

Carlsbad, CA

#7 Oct 30, 2009
We have the best medical system in the world. I work with breast cancer patients and have never experienced and denial of services if the patient couldn't afford it.
Henry

Carlsbad, CA

#8 Oct 30, 2009
Where in the Constitution does it authorize that congress can control healthcare?
DRB

Carlsbad, CA

#9 Nov 1, 2009
Govt. has no business in health care. This entitlement program will bankrupt our economy. It is NOT deficit neutral.
Julie

San Diego, CA

#10 Nov 10, 2009
as a person with a pre existing condition and cannot even buy health Insurance, somethings gotta give. Mabe it has to happen to the people opposing Health reform so they can understand.
jim

United States

#11 Nov 10, 2009
People who are opposed to "Health Reform" understand the difference between "Health Insurance," and "Health Care." It doesn't do you much good to have health insurance when the system it creates cannot deliver the care.

Julie, you're argument seems to be this: The current system has faults.
From this you are concluding that there is an alternative system that works better.

In fact, there is not. Those countries that have "universal coverage," such as Britain's National Health Service do not offer the range, quality, and speed of service of the American system.

Why can't you get coverage because you've got a pre-existing condition? The main reason is that there are so few health insurance companies that are allowed to operate within each state. Remove the obstacles to increased competition and all needs will be filled in the most cost-effective way possible.

Once again, Julie, you are operating under an unprovable initial assumption. That is, that there are superior methods available. This is not the case. The British and Canadian systems are failures. You are better off here, with our system. There is always Medi-cal if you can't afford private insurance. No one need go without health care.
crash

Colorado Springs, CO

#12 Nov 16, 2009
14 hour wait in the er? hmo raising rates without improving conditions?
MAB

San Diego, CA

#13 Dec 10, 2009
WHEN ARE PEOPLE GOING TO GET IT! NAME A GOVERNMENT PROGRAM THAT'S RUN WITHOUT OUT FRAUD,WASTE AND POOR SERVICE. THE COST TO EVERYONE THE OLD AND THE YOUNG WILL KILL US ALL.
Caitlin

Columbus, OH

#14 Jan 16, 2010
I have wonderful health insurance, however, I cannot stand to watch millions of people without any insurance suffer, or those that do have it go bankrupt when their insurance denies coverage for a major illness. This is what happened to my father while battling cancer. A California state employee for over 20 years with great insurance denied after the insurance company decided they had covered enough chemo.

Since: Jan 08

Carlsbad, CA

#15 Jul 16, 2010
There is nothing the Government can't screw up.

Since: Apr 12

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#16 Apr 15, 2012
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James W. Lee

Huntington Beach, CA

#17 Apr 15, 2012
Obama care is tyranny.
TV MAN

United States

#19 Apr 16, 2012
[QUOTE who="James W. Lee"]Obama care is tyranny.[/QUOTE]Who says, YOU. You opinion isn't enough. And your opinion doesn't make it true.

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