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Show Me Institute: “Al Sharpton Wants Universal Health Care”

July 27th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

An article in today’s Columbia Missourian discusses Al Sharpton’s solution for reducing the gap between blacks and whites when it comes to health care services … universal health care:

Universal health care to me is the only way you are going to bridge the gap to guarantee all Americans health care, Sharpton said. The gap between black and white in health care in some areas is three-to-one in terms of services. The only way you are going to do that communally is with a universal health care plan that makes it all an even playing field. Unless that gap is closed, it will never be one truly American entity.

Health care in the African-American community is not as up to par as it is in the white community. But universal health care would bring everyone down to the same level. That won’t solve the problems in health care for anyone. As we have stated before at the Show-Me Institute, the U.S. health care system hasn’t been developed along free-market lines for decades. Read more…

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  • 1 St. Louis CofCC Blogmeister // Jul 27, 2007 at 1:18 pm

    Equality is just that. It doesn’t matter if the health care is good or bad, as long as it’s equal.

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