“Back in 1927 an American Socialist, Norman Thomas, a six-time candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism, but under the name of Liberalism the American people would adopt every fragment of the socialist program.” — Ronald Reagan
From the 1961 Operation Coffee Cup Campaign against Socialized Medicine as proposed by the Democrats, then a private citizen Ronald Reagan Speaks out against socialized medicine. There is no video because this was an LP sent out by the American Medical Association
It worked exactly as designed. To fall short. To fail. To need more money and more resources. Does anyone seriously still think the Affordable Care Act is meant to succeed in its current form?
As a necessary stepping stone to single-payer socialized medicine, it’s working exactly as intended. Expect additional measures, multiple infusions, advances, tweaks, and changes, ultimately disabling the private insurance market completely, in order to achieve the long-term goal of permanent government ownership of the health care industry.
As seen in the live TV effort, MSNBC’s attempt is to demonstrate enrollment reveals a system performing as designed.