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  •  But there are not massive profits (1+ / 0-)
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    nextstep

    per se.

    Services  * are * being rendered, etc - my point is that a very large number of these services are not necessary and would not be done under a "national health plan"  (so maybe on that we agree)

    •  I have a feeling we agree in principle (2+ / 0-)
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      quill, JesseCW

      and maybe this is a semantic point, but yes, there are massive profits in the current system. Maybe we are using a different definitions of the word? Because there being services rendered doesn't invalidate there being profits; indeed, it's necessary. If there wasn't some kind of exchange going on, there wouldn't be any profits in the first place.

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