October 27, 2021
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Being a Black Conservative does not mean that I oppose anything that the Democratic Party proposes. I am not a Republican, because what passes for conservatism in the Republican Party is really racism, sexism, and xenophobia.

As the son of working-class parents, I support President Obama’s plan. In fact, I wish he had the courage to propose single-payer health care. It is the only real solution the problem, and it works.

The only way to save the American economy, preserve the few manufacturing jos we have left and avoid the bankruptcy of state and local governments across America is to fix this insane system of health care we have. Anyone who defends the current system is insane.

Vince, you said: “As the son of working-class parents, I support President Obama’s plan. In fact, I wish he had the courage to propose single-payer health care. It is the only real solution the problem, and it works.”

As the daughter of what Star Parker classifies as the “economically challenged,” I watched my mother work at a extremely physically demanding job for 40 years, only to retire and die 3 months into her retirement. Her subsidized housing wanted me to move her stuff within 5 days of her death, and she got all of her care at the County hospital on Medicare. The care was sorely lacking. I watched my mother (a 68 year old woman) get surgery after surgery pushed back because a gunshot wound came in (from the gang-ridden neighborhood the hospital was located in-and I know this was the reason because they were honest enough to tell me), while my mother, who had been without food and water for hours in preparation begged me for water.

So, Vince, I must respectfully agree to disagree with you, having seen the nightmare that *is* government run health care.

I respect your right to express your opinion, but socialized medicine killed my mother far earlier than I would have thought. She had a terminal illness, and maybe it was a blessing she went when she did, only God knows, but … from a human perspective, watching the person you love die at the hands of a system she faithfully paid into and believed in for years is a pain I pray you never experience, my friend.

–M.

Vince you “calling” yourself a conservative and supporting a single payer health system is like being a vegetarian that loves cheeseburgers. This violates one of the core principles of true conservatism: limited government. That being said, who’s the true RINO(republican in name only)? Besides that, you don’t have to go very far to see that socialized healthcare doesn’t work. Has anyone payed attention to the state of Massachusetts lately?