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Healthcare 101 -> Some Commonsense Things to Keep in Mind
      Whenever I think about President Obama's new healthcare proposal, I am reminded of U.S. Rep. John Boehner's sarcasm on June 11, '09. He said:

 ". . . if you like going to the DMV and you think they do a great job, or if you like going to the post office and you think that that's the most efficient thing you've run into, then you'll love the government's healthcare proposal." 

I shutter just thinking about Boehner's statement, for fear of my wallet. Please consider the following problems that we must overcome with public healthcare:
 
1. Subsidies and Overpayments to Insurance Companies
     Just look around you, what is the U.S. government efficient at running? Nothing. And remember, Obama's proposal, at an estimated $1.1 trillion over ten years, will only cover about 13 million Americans. So you do the math. How much will it cost to bring-in the other 30 million people? On July 14, '09, Ron Pollack of U.S. Families told PBS News Hour that approx. half of the $1.1 trillion would be made-up by savings in the inefficiencies in the system. He said, as only one example, that Medicare intentionally overpays insurance companies that service its programs. Pollack also said that these overpayments are $15 to $17 billion per year, and that these agencies admit that they are overpaid. -- At taxpayer's expense, Government is using Medicare to subsidize insurance companies. THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS!!!

     So again, do the math. Given these "intentional inefficiencies" of Medicare, you and I both know that President Obama's plan will cost 3 to 4 times their estimated amount. We can safely expect that Government, as it currently favors and functions for big business, will continue to fund inefficiencies with overpayments to insurance companies and other agencies.

2. Adding Another Program to Bankrupted Medicare
     Here's another consideration: Government is telling us that Medicare will be bankrupted in 8 to 10 years. If so, then what will another Government-funded healthcare program do our national budget? Though Obama may not raise taxes during his first term, we all know that higher taxes are coming in the not-to-distant-future. Adding another healthcare program on top of Medicare guarantees bankruptcy or significantly higher taxes.

3. Our Economic\Financial Defects have Not Been Resolved
      Those of you who have studied Cobble v. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke et. al (federal case 3:08cv-516) know that we are not out of danger from our economic and financial crisis. The same structural defects that caused the current crisis are still in place; they have not been addressed by President Obama or Congress. 1) The Federal Reserve continues to issue high, unsecured debt to banks and investment houses; 2) defective mortgage-backed securities have not be resolved; 3) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have not been broken-up into smaller companies; 4) commercial banks continue to operate hedge funds that acts against consumer activity; etc., etc. So, we are still threatened with economic suicide, and thus the threat of complete economic collapse looms even greater with a $1.1 trillion healthcare program tacked onto out-of-control Medicare. 

     I very much thank the experts for providing us with the above useful information. And from those discussions, I can determine from my own commonsense that we are still very much in danger of loosing America by the ever-diminishing U.S. dollar. Government cannot be trusted to create another public healthcare program. It is also commonsense that the Equity-based Healthcare System (EBHS) is the only prudent option for healthcare. EBHS solves the many historical problems of healthcare, including phasing out Medicare, since everyone may be covered.

     Hence, I hope that you, too, see the commonsense of what's being said, here. Please don't let Barak Obama's fear of the status quo destroy our country. --