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Postby Condunum » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:21 pm

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You sure about Norway? Norway has the most universal health care that is possible. Switzerland didn't have exactly universal health care. It is universal just because insurance is compulsory. But there is still choice.

Bullshit. Norway is the most right-wing country on earth.

Norway has a comprehensive free public healthcare system with a private option.
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Postby Revanchism » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:21 pm

Viritica wrote:
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You sure about Norway? Norway has the most universal health care that is possible. Switzerland didn't have exactly universal health care. It is universal just because insurance is compulsory. But there is still choice.

Bullshit. Norway is the most right-wing country on earth.

You've got to be fucking kidding me.
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Postby Viritica » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:22 pm

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Viritica wrote:Bullshit. Norway is the most right-wing country on earth.

Norway has a comprehensive free public healthcare system with a private option.

Free healthcare = socialism

Socialism is right wing.
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Postby Condunum » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:22 pm

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The Sotoan Union wrote:I'm sure we'd have a host of economic problems to go with it that we would have to deal with over the decades. History would certainly be different, but can we honestly day better? Too many variables.

Oh bullshit.

No, he's right. The best thing for the economy is to allow frivolous death from easily preventable disease. Universal Health Care would have dealt with that too effectively, and thus would have tanked the economy.
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Postby Viritica » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:22 pm

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Viritica wrote:Bullshit. Norway is the most right-wing country on earth.

You've got to be fucking kidding me.

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Postby Farnhamia » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:23 pm

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Free healthcare = socialism

Socialism is right wing.

Whatever. Let's not get into "social is right-wing," it's not the topic.
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Postby Norstal » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:23 pm

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Viritica wrote:Bullshit. Norway is the most right-wing country on earth.

You've got to be fucking kidding me.

You ever watched a bad movie that is so bad, that it's enlightening? Like, you start asking yourself, "why did I watched this movie. What is the meaning of life after I watched this movie."

That's how I feel about this.
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Postby Condunum » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:24 pm

Viritica wrote:

Free healthcare = socialism

Socialism is right wing.

That wasn't your claim, nor is it the topic, and you're just tripping over your own feet. Nice job.
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Postby Edlichbury » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:25 pm

Viritica wrote:
Caverna wrote:
You sure about Norway? Norway has the most universal health care that is possible. Switzerland didn't have exactly universal health care. It is universal just because insurance is compulsory. But there is still choice.

Bullshit. Norway is the most right-wing country on earth.

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Postby Norstal » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:25 pm

Viritica wrote:

Free healthcare = socialism

Socialism is right wing.

Ok. So? I don't care if it's right-wing or left-wing or ass-wing. I only care if it works. And statistically, it works.

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Postby Murbleflip » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:25 pm

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Murbleflip wrote:Yes, Norway.

Okay, Sweden?

Mainly government-funded.
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Postby Viritica » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:26 pm

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Revanchism wrote:You've got to be fucking kidding me.

You ever watched a bad movie that is so bad, that it's enlightening? Like, you start asking yourself, "why did I watched this movie. What is the meaning of life after I watched this movie."

That's how I feel about this.

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Postby Condunum » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:27 pm

Viritica wrote:
Norstal wrote:You ever watched a bad movie that is so bad, that it's enlightening? Like, you start asking yourself, "why did I watched this movie. What is the meaning of life after I watched this movie."

That's how I feel about this.

/satire

I feel terrible that I actually have to point this out.

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Postby Murbleflip » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:27 pm

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Norstal wrote:You ever watched a bad movie that is so bad, that it's enlightening? Like, you start asking yourself, "why did I watched this movie. What is the meaning of life after I watched this movie."

That's how I feel about this.

/satire

I feel terrible that I actually have to point this out.

Satire? On what? You might be being sarcastic, but I don't think anyone on this thread had any idea you weren't serious.
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Postby Viritica » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:31 pm

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Viritica wrote:/satire

I feel terrible that I actually have to point this out.

A hallmark of bad satire is being unable to stick to the act.

Eh, oh well. I tried.
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Eh, oh well. I tried.

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Postby Arkinesia » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:34 pm

Since it's not been mentioned, it almost happened again in '71, but Ted Kennedy roadblocked it because he hated Nixon.
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Postby Viritica » Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:49 pm

Arkinesia wrote:Since it's not been mentioned, it almost happened again in '71, but Ted Kennedy roadblocked it because he hated Nixon.

Damn scatter-brained Kennedys.
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Postby The Batorys » Mon Jun 16, 2014 1:56 pm

Viritica wrote:
Caverna wrote:
You sure about Norway? Norway has the most universal health care that is possible. Switzerland didn't have exactly universal health care. It is universal just because insurance is compulsory. But there is still choice.

Bullshit. Norway is the most right-wing country on earth.

Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!

That's a good one, wow.




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Viritica wrote:Bullshit. Norway is the most right-wing country on earth.

Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!

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Postby The Scientific States » Mon Jun 16, 2014 2:05 pm

Lerodan Chinamerica wrote:What a tragedy. We could've killed the Constitution much sooner than 2010, if it weren't for those slave-driving Kochbots.


The Universal Healthcare is in no way against the constitution. Please, actually read the constitution.
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Postby Silent Majority » Mon Jun 16, 2014 2:07 pm

Arkinesia wrote:Since it's not been mentioned, it almost happened again in '71, but Ted Kennedy roadblocked it because he hated Nixon.


He blocked it because he thought he could get a better deal if he waited for a Democratic president, a decision I imagine he came to regret.
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Postby Atlanticatia » Mon Jun 16, 2014 4:11 pm

It's literally impossible for anyone to say that the US health care system is superior to most other developed nations.

If a significant amount of people cannot access it because of their socioeconomic class, then it is not superior.

The vast majority of people in countries with single payer would not want our system in a million years.
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Postby Arkinesia » Mon Jun 16, 2014 6:19 pm

Silent Majority wrote:
Arkinesia wrote:Since it's not been mentioned, it almost happened again in '71, but Ted Kennedy roadblocked it because he hated Nixon.

He blocked it because he thought he could get a better deal if he waited for a Democratic president, a decision I imagine he came to regret.

Until the day he died, he said it was the decision he most regretted in his political career.
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Postby Grenartia » Mon Jun 16, 2014 8:45 pm

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Lerodan Chinamerica wrote:What a tragedy. We could've killed the Constitution much sooner than 2010, if it weren't for those slave-driving Kochbots.


The Universal Healthcare is in no way against the constitution. Please, actually read the constitution.


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