Healthcare in the US: solved!

Healthcare in the US: solved!

OK–just kidding. Earlier today, I took one of those silly Facebook polls asking “Are you in favor of a Government run healthcare system.” My yes vote apparently struck a chord since it has been generating a bunch of replies, so I thought I’d expound a bit on the blog. I am completely in favor of the discussion of a single-payer, publicly funded healthcare system. Unfortunately, such a discussion is impossible in the current US congress. The arguments I’ve seen against a single-payer system boil down to two points, both of …