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I think President Obama is doing a fine job, especially considering the mess he inherited. His plans for health care reform is long past due. I currently have health insurance, but see health care as an important national issue. It is shameful that a country as wealthy as ours offers no health care for its citizens.
I believe the public option is especially important, since that is key to bring some competition to the health insurance industry. As it stands now the insurance companies have an enormous amount of control over everything, from prices to what is covered. Having a public option would reign the industry in. They may be the only industry with record profits in this workd-wide economic downturn.
Opponents claim it will limit choices, but my full-coverage insurance also limits choices, as do all plans. Also that they don't want to pay for other people's health care, but we are already doing that through higher health care and insurance costs. This reform will prevent more people from losing their homes due to health care costs, and help the economy recover.
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