Here is the difference, in the US we can get medical anytime we want it, in gov't funded meccas like Canada, people wait years to get surgery. It's paid for, but the quality of life is lower.
1/19/09, the last day of Free America.
Pericles "Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. "
"[T]he people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government and to reform, alter, or totally change the same when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it." --Samuel Adams