And art. And music, dance, any kind of self-employment.
Where would you work, what would you do, how would you contribute if you didn’t need to worry about getting health care through your employer? Or your partner getting health insurance? What would he or she do?
And if you don’t have health care through a job or otherwise, feel free to chime in, speak up, speak out now.
Health care benefits make a mighty big case for the day job, but is that the best scenario?
Lately, when hearing all of the scaretic, I keep coming back to three questions:
- What about all the people who don’t have health insurance?
- Do you really think that private, for-profit insurance companies don’t come between you and your doctor?
- Have you tried to get individual health insurance through a private provider recently? (Maybe it’s better now, but my last two experiences were, well, not good.)
Much is buzzing around the Internet. If you haven’t seen them, here are two links.
- Top Five Health-Care Lies–and How to Fight Back (from Moveon.org)
- AP Fact Check: No ‘Death Panel’ In Health Care Bill (from The Huffington Post)
Yeah, I might be preaching to the choir, but it’s a mighty big choir. How can we make ourselves heard?