I've been saying it for a long time...we essentially already have socialized medicine.
It does make a great battlecry for the lefties though...to spew the horror stories about the poor working moms with 8 kids that have no insurance. Of course in those tales the county hospital doesn't exist, as with many idiotic tales from la-la land.
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." - Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
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