Dear Editor: “Is universal health care feasible?” That’s a popular theoretical debate in our country and state. Opponents trot out well worn fears, from economic catastrophe to complete destruction of individual responsibility. They relay anecdotes about unmet needs, painting pictures of dead bodies piling up like trash after an outdoor concert. Which is a testament toÉ.something. Because the question is not whether universal health care is feasible. That was answered with a resounding “yes” many, many years ago as country after country successfully implemented it. The question is why so many people continue to ask if it’s feasible, despite the absolutely overwhelming evidence that it is not only feasible, it’s ubiquitous, more efficient than the mess...
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Let’s Get Serious About Health Care