Despite calls to start over, US health system covers 90%

 J. Scott Applewhite/AP file

I believe it is correct that we are the only advanced country not providing health care for all citizens.

I know that the life spans in the countries providing care are longer than our life spans.

Much of the current pre-election talk has centered on free health care in the U.S. The main opposing argument is that it will cause a rise in taxes.

Yup, it will.

However, individuals and employers won’t be paying health insurance premiums or paying the salaries and profits of health insurance companies.

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