There is widespread public sentiment in the country in favor of such a system at this point.

Of course there is. Nobody’s showed them what the tax increases would be to support it.

Everyone loves a free lunch. Until it’s not free.

That’s why Medicare is so popular; the monthly premium is about a tenth of what it should cost, if the actuaries were to price it out properly. And that’s for a healthy senior not being treated for any conditions (I’ve recently had cause to price this out.)

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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