Re: the upholding of the affordable care act

Since I am not that paricularly fond of the affordable care act in the first place it is hard for me to get overly worked up about its fairly obvious resolution.  In reality the whole opposition to the thing has really made me lose all semblance of faith in a large segment of the population.  The fact that so many people could be persuaded that a national health care system was something that was somehow not only unamerican but a danger to the moral fabric of our country is just unfathomable to me.  I am fairly sure that the implementation of national single payer health care plans began in skandinavia in either the late 1910s or early 1920s, and I think canada has had theirs for at least 30 or 40 years.  National health care is something that is enjoyed by the population of nearly every first world country across the globe, and not only does a substantial percentage of America’s political and media culture proclaim that it would destroy our society, 30-40 percent of our population believes them. 

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