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We'll single Payer health care they have it in Canada and some now -- it here.
Not the kind of part government part private insurance plan that President Obama is proposing.
But it all out government run system that would get rid of private insurance altogether.
Many Americans fear this terribly saying it will deprive them of their choice in doctors create excessive wait times to see physicians and -- compromise care.
Tim carpenter does not feel that way.
-- is the executive director of the progressive Democrats of America and that as a group that is planning rallies across this country to push.
For single Payer health care hi -- Good morning thank -- opportunity while things are coming -- this is yet I say we get tons of email and nothing seems to interest of viewers more these days and it that health care.
And I felt like just just based on that subject -- gonna say they don't agree with you they don't like the single -- -- get health -- here's your chance to tell -- it.
-- Well I'm not surprised -- that -- million Fox -- may find that to be the case that if you do look at the majority of the polls.
But -- via Yahoo! Paul and -- people.
Most of the major polls have anywhere from fifty to 62% of the American public who supports single -- I think it's important.
-- you get -- discussion this morning we understand what we mean by single -- we're not talking about socialism we're talking about a plan.
This publicly funded but privately -- you can still picture doctor -- we get into the discussion today it's important -- folks are getting those emails get the facts and I hope this morning we can start that process.
All the polls you're friends they'll say that they want single Payer health care they say that they want universal health care that they want.
Health care provided for everyone not governed not universally government run health care that's what you want.
Well now we can look at the polls and as early as the New York Times -- when a majority of Americans -- that they wanted to be taxed for single Payer system.
-- Americans are ready for this I think we need to move beyond the rhetoric and look at the plans that are in place we're not talking about socialized medicine like we -- -- Q -- like what we're talking about.
It's a program again I want to stress this I think it's very important this morning that we can at least raise some questions that get people look at some web site whether it be the position international health care.
Com or working for single Payer plan doctor David Hamels on go to those web sites can HP and look at 16000 doctors have organized themselves in support of this program.
-- the nurses to California nurses association her on the battle lines -- leading this fight her in Washington DC just this past week over a thousand activist who took to the halls of congress advocate for this.
-- the 77 members of congress there is a clear majority of Americans are ready to move towards guaranteed health care for all everybody in nobody out.
We can go back in court this morning and quibble maybe about the definition that America's ready.
This program which stands in the way.
-- the pharmaceutical industries -- medical industry and the dollars that are choking.
These are the daughters and then the pharmaceutical industry in the medical industry and the doctors are the ones who have stopped it from happening in the past it despite what you say that the doctors.
That that handful you're talking about what but wait let me let me get my pointed.
You can surely about how people why universal it it is one thing to ask them whether they want coverage for those who -- not now coverage covered.
It is quite another to suggest that we should have a system like Canada's.
Where the government is running the entire system and I want to get you to respond to this woman who came on our air yesterday showing -- -- -- Canadian.
Who talked about her experience after she was diagnosed with a brain tumor in Canada.
And told she had to wait at least six months just to see a neurosurgeon here's what she said -- in response.
Sure suddenly I realized I needed to do something and do something very quickly.
I have a lot of American friends that just started telling me go see another doctor and that is something that we just aren't allowed to -- you hearing Canada.
So I -- the Mayo clinic and fortunate for me they were able to see me.
I saw them very very quickly and within a week I had a full diagnosis.
-- -- -- Sure it's important there are definitely -- in -- who fall through the cracks that there are two point two million Americans to die every year because they don't have health insurance.
47 million Americans as we gather here this morning.
Who don't have any coverage at all so that the system we're talking about to have a guaranteed health care -- you even when -- nobody else would ensure.
I'm -- 22000 people die each year.
I -- 20000 Americans die each year -- health insurance 47 million.
Have no health insurance coverage and many are viewing program this morning on Fox News are undercover when you talk about deductibles and how much for spending on health care.
The system we're advocating and why millions of Americans are fighting for twenty million Americans are part of the guarantee health care com coalition there's going to be organizing across this country.
-- -- hundred -- gathered yesterday in front of Richard -- office here in Springfield Massachusetts do understand the facts.
Do you want to have a health care system that we'll get to all Americans.
Just as we have been advocating from the beginning here -- seven members of congress are ready to go we will have a rigorous a -- -- having this morning on Fox News but we want to have an election.
Honest I didn't want to have the facts out and I want to have this discussion but if I could just get into -- I want had a couple points I'll ask you about because here's another point -- -- -- of the millions who are not covered who would be covered and your plan.
One in -- said to be illegal immigrants now that's another thing if people find very controversial because they don't want their tax dollars.
Going to cover those people you advocate covering -- -- Well.
Sure what we need to understand is that any guarantee health care system will cover anybody who's on the pathway to citizenship.
When he talked about undocumented it's economically feasible again in two minutes were not communal have a lengthy discussion on this but again if you look at the facts -- -- intellectual debate on this.
Any citizenship program should guarantee health care for all every kind of little -- in -- they -- stated that Israel clearly who listen.
Undocumented workers pay more into the system and we pay out it's too hard I managed -- -- -- you haven't I went out of baseball game yeah but I -- that anywhere after an undocumented or so Canada we'll check the products economically -- Won't need to make sure I want to get my buddy has it has since we can't -- it ain't gonna -- tonight my question.
That -- they sure can't and I cannot -- the equation when you learned that -- -- he -- prison answered here in I didn't notice it when you're getting into my question was yes you want to cover the illegals we got that -- -- move on my next point which is in Canada.
I don't know if you're aware of this but the waiting list for -- and surgery is twelve weeks for Cadillac cataract removal.
Twelve to eighteen weeks.
For a -- selecting me up to 36 weeks for neurosurgery.
And up to thirty weeks with thirty weeks to wait a -- neurosurgery.
Guess what that's by the Canadians crossed the border to come around here if we -- let me think that this -- let me finish my point.
If we -- -- system here what border are we going to cross.
The system they were advocating again and I want -- in the closing moments have people understanding go to the web sites and gather the facts for themselves.
Progressive Democrats of America PDA America got to work or the physicians for -- national health care -- or that health planners have an answer my question rather than a -- -- Sure the answer -- your question is if we take the 33% of dollars for spending currently.
To help with the paper chase and squeeze that out get insurance companies out we can deliver the health care to Americans much more streamlined in and a better fashion so we can bring down those weights that you're advocating right now.
The system were advocating what alleviate those problems not exacerbate them and say okay well thanks for coming on tonight conferencing and Great Britain.
May beg to differ but thank you very identity -- -- I think there's a web sites and get involved and we I think Fox News definitely look -- to get back on things him.
You're getting ready home.
And the talking that.
Really that's that's about is that most of the I don't know headlines hurting the greatest thing that is -- -- -- -- debate is gonna -- several -- -- what do you -- America's -- at Fox -- -- that you -- -- want to sit.
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