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    24 Arguments Against Free Healthcare That Are So Bad You Have To See Them To Believe Them

    Uh, what is an ambulance then.

    1. "Universal healthcare is just like the Civil War":

    person comparing free healthcare to slavery
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    2. "An ambulance is not a taxi":

    person who says an ambulance is not a taxi to the hospital
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    3. "Don't need it if you're healthy":

    person compariing heathcare to a car
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    4. "Hospitals should be like restaurants":

    5. "It's a charity handout":

    person who says healthcare is a charity handout
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    6. "Why use it if you can't afford it?"

    person who says why call an ambulance in the first place if you can't afford it

    7. "Won't people just hurt themselves on purpose?"

    person who says people would just hurt themselves on purpose with free healthcare
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    8. "What about Thailand":

    9. "European doctors can't fix a broken leg":

    person who says if your leg is broke in europe doctors can't fix it

    10. "No one wants it":

    11. "Daddy government shouldn't give you something":

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    12. "England is a third world country":

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    13. "Just become a doctor if you want free healthcare":

    person who says just become a doctor if you want healthcare

    14. "Europeans would rather have a big TV":

    person who says europeans should buy big tvs instead

    15. "The waiting times are forever":

    person who talks about how much better healthcare is where they live

    16. "Other countries have zero choice":

    person who says other countries can't pick healthcare providers
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    17. "What's next, free medicine?"

    person who says if healthcare if free whats next chemotherapy
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    18. "Nobody wants to be sick":

    person who says if people who want glasses to be free get it for free then all healthcare would be

    19. "Being poor is a choice":

    person who says being poor is a choice

    20. "Free healthcare is slavery":

    person who says free heathcare is slavery

    21. "Think of all the money that can be spent on the military instead":

    person arguing for military budgets to be increased instead

    22. "It's a privilege":

    person who says healthcare is a privilage

    23. "It's crappy in Canada":

    person arguing about healthcare in canada
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    24. And "at least we get free water":

    person who says at least we get free water in american restaurants
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    Yeesh!

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