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  •  I wish it were framed more as a moral issue, (0+ / 0-)

    viz:

    "Corporations should not make money on the ill health of the American people"

    •  I don't think the moral framing really (1+ / 0-)
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      plumbobb

      works.  The leading moralizers in America tend to be amoral and most people are fairly self interested.

      Honestly, I think that saying, "You do NOT get what you pay for" would be a better way to really drive this home with most people in America.

      It is all about access to care.

      •  I just don't think that people understand what it (1+ / 0-)
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        inclusiveheart

        means when they pay for-profit insurance companies for their health insurance. It means, of course, that they get less than they pay for (my dad had this great dictum "never pay insurance for anything you can afford to replace" -- wow, that's saved me a lot in extended warranties)

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