There has been enough discussions about the dismal state of healthcare in this country. There is apparent enough consesus that something has to be done about it. The status quo as it stands today cannot stand. I am afraid to get sick!!! John Kerry, to his credit, discussed it during the 2004 election. Unfortunately, it never got any traction with the electorate.
Our health care system is broken. Anyone who denies it is either dreaming, smoking or not living in this planet. I agree that competition is great. But, at what cost???? I urge all to read Jacob Weisberg's column in the Thursday Financial Times (http://http://www.ft.com/cms/s/
We have to do something. The status quo is just simply unacceptable.