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  •  The NFL-VA (7+ / 0-)

    I like the ring of that. The problem is where does it end? Should every high-risk career have a specialized health care system? What about the medium-high risk careers? Then low-risk careers.

    The next thing you know, everyone will want health care as a benefit for working and stuff. Ya know what they call that? Single Payer...

    Hey. That sounds like a pretty good idea, too.

    •  Well...technically it's not (0+ / 0-)

      If you get health care as a benefit of employment, you're pretty much in what the Repugs call Obamacare.

      A single-payer system would take employers out of the equation.

      Coming Soon -- to an Internet connection near you:

      by FischFry on Sun Feb 27, 2011 at 06:07:44 AM PST

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