Lecture November 4th - Lecture of November 4th, 2008...

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Lecture of November 4 th , 2008 Watched movie Sicko by Michael Moore Main points o 50 million Americans have no health insurance o Dollar value of body parts (Rick missing middle finger tip) o 18 thousand die because don’t have insurance o 250 million have health insurance = American dream? o Because of copay, deductibles = so expensive so you have to keep working to pay for health care o Nixon and egerkiser = less health care (feb 1971) Until Clinton, Hillary Clinton Hillary wants universal coverage Drove Washington insane… more government control, less for families/ individuals to control, socialized medicine? Medicine for everyone? Ama didn’t want that Ronald reagan -> no socialized medicine, doctor looses freedom and the government won’t let the doctor live in certain towns, behind it will come more programs eliminating our freedom and leading to socialism Scare tactics worked of healthcare verse Hillary Clinton Next 7 years in whitehouse she couldn’t bring it up again
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course DSOC 207 taught by Professor Santos during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Lecture November 4th - Lecture of November 4th, 2008...

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