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whiskersbonk
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tmoney226
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18 Points

heath care reform bill

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/24/2010 Category: Politics
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Voting Period
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whiskersbonk

Con

I believe that there should not be a heath care bill because it will cost more out of taxes and furthering America's debt to society. I know that I don't want to be paying higher taxes just so the non working population can have health care. According to http://edlabor.house.gov...
everyone will pay the same amount of money from the same company. now to me that doesn't sound like I have a choice and in America aren't we the the home of the brave the land of the free. Well paying for health care I don't want and I did not choice definitely does not sound like the land of the free.
tmoney226

Pro

my opponent fails to see the big picture, this health care bill is needed and congress agrees, THEY APROVED IT!
When someone without insurance receives health care, that money has to be provided by the government. If you didn't already know, our country is in debt. When everyone has insurance it releases the strain on the government and indeed does good.

my opponent also states that they don't want to be paying higher taxes so that the non-working population can have health care. Well put yourself in our government's shoes, they have been paying for our health care for decades and in order to provide more financial aid, they need more money, more money comes from (not china) us. Financial aid is a good thing, you cannot deny.
Debate Round No. 1
whiskersbonk

Con

If congress agrees and approves something does that make it the correct choice and does that allow you to not be responsible by not analyzing their decision? I say no. 1 are government officials computers don't humans make mistakes. If I was a governor and I say everyone gets free houses does that mean its ok to waste money. NO. 2. my opponent fails to see that the government has not been paying for health care because if they did why would they need to pass this 1990 page bill. Did you think that any of the senators actually read it. 3. Majority rules right well there are more democratic government officials and since our democratic president likes the bill naturally the senate wants to listen to their leader and does what he does. Then again some are trying to play kiss up and probably get a raise. 4. There are crooked people in politics and are only interested in the money and power. not everyone in the government needs money or power but how do we know that bill doesn't say that government officials all get 200'000 dollar raise.

In conclusion the senate is human and can make mistakes no matter what passes through senate and our president thinks this still is a free country and it should be the peoples vote not the government because its affecting the us.
tmoney226

Pro

my opponent says that congress made a mistake by passing the health care bill, and I say they made the correct decision. All my opponent has done is just restate our views. In order to prove my point over my opponent's, I will restate the reasons why the health care reform is good.
1. It will give insurance to over 35 million people at a lower rate.
2. it will release the debt on our country.( see previous argument)
3. all in all it will fix the system that has been broken for so long.

My opponent says that the government has not been paying for our health care and if they did why would they need to pass the health care reform, my opponent has obviously never heard of Medicaid or Medicare. They have been and since they have, the government has been in debt. The health care reform was designed to lessen the amount of money that the government has to pay for OUR health care. It was also approved by congress because it will let over 35 million people have health care.
Because of these reasons vote CON, thanks

P.S. this was a good debate :)
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by Batmon 7 years ago
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The contender makes a good point, if the health care bill was passed by our elected officials, then why is it bad?
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