Plan Democrats Unveil Today Will Be Biggest “Burden” In All Of U.S. History If Approved

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Increasing the Burdens

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The last ten years have taken an undeniable toll on American taxpayers. Funding illegal immigrants, Syrian refugees, and ObamaCare, has taken food off their tables. President Trump is hard at work trying to change all that. However, Democrats are standing in his way. Now, they want to increase the burden with a plan for single-payer health care.

Failed presidential candidate and well-known socialist, Bernie Sanders, is introducing his scheme in the Senate today. The “Medicare for All” plan calls for an overhaul of American health insurance. His revved-up, more generous version of Medicare will replace nearly all private health insurance.

More importantly, the plan gives the federal government total control of healthcare.

Nevertheless, Senator Sanders believes Americans are ready for the social welfare initiative.  “The American people are catching on to where the Republicans are coming from, they see the limitations of the Affordable Care Act and they’re looking at the alternatives,” Sanders said. “And this is a rational alternative.” 

At the risk of sounding disagreeable, how is any of this rational? It’s irrational on every level. Americans, well Trump supporters at least, are seeing firsthand the crisis resulting from ObamaCare. Why in the world would they support another plan controlled by the government? Single-payer health care is an economic disaster waiting to happen.

Nonetheless, the proposal has a great deal of support from the left. So far, fifteen Democrat Senators are co-sponsoring the bill. That is one-third of the full Democratic caucus. The list of sponsors includes a who’s who of 2020 presidential hopefuls-including Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.

A Costly Mistake

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Similarly, Representative John Conyers of Michigan introduced his “Medicare for All” in the House. It currently has 117 co-sponsors. However, Dr. Robert Moffit, Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, concludes their plans will be a nightmare for both patients and taxpayers.

“Traditional Medicare is neither a purely single-payer system nor is it without problems,” writes Dr. Moffit. “They’re broad-based with heavy taxation and the imposition of government cost controls.” In addition, this system ensures trouble accessing care, long waiting lists, and denial of services.

Single-payer programs will lead to condemning the sick and elderly to die, based on cost analysis. Case in point: the tragedy of little Charlie Gard.

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  • Laurel Sanders

    i AM TOTALLY AGAINST THIS TYPE OF INSURANCE BETTER THINK JUST CAUSE HE SAYS SO IT LL HAPPEN HE CAN GO FLY A KITE ! HE CAN GO FLY A KITE !

  • john barleycorn
  • HLRYLOL

    Buck you Fernie!!!

  • Pat Roll

    Time to end the democratic party once and for all.

  • eagleeyz1

    It doesn’t matter. They don’t have the votes it takes to get it through.

  • Kathy Thompson

    Typical libidiot socialist who just want working people and tax payers to foot the bill for all the low life’s who do nothing.

  • John 309

    Why is it that this republican party and the DOJ just sitting on their thumbs and not prosecuting the Democraps that blatantly broke the laws and violated our constitution. There are quite a few and then they could get bills passed without a problem. Think about that, now someone in DC needs to start doing their job and supporting this President.

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