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I understand that a government health care system isn't suitable for the U.S. It might be suitable for other nations, but not the U.S. There's a fair amount of agreement on that, but there's still a problem. The private system is naturally all about money and not all about health care. It isn't good at providing health care at a reasonable cost--health care isn't like any other commodity or service. The market isn't able to regulate things in the usual way. It's a choice of which is worse: having the market determine what health care you can have or having the government determine what health care you can have.
The new health care law is not all bad, maybe better in principle than in practice. Making health care more available and more affordable is a fine ideal, but it's not working out very well. The new website is a bad example of government management, and the tax provisions in the new law are objectionable.
How did our health become a political issue? Why can't the political system provide a solution? As usual, we are torn between two political extremes. One political extreme supports everything public; the other extreme supports everything private. We generally end up with the worst of both. Both sides are strong on rhetoric but weak when it comes to real solutions for real problems.