Concern for fellow man

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2001 October 31

We were talking about health care, and how every lie about a national health system (no doctor choice, high cost inc. in taxes) has come true under private health care. How one would probably have choice, and more important Dad said is be able to use a doctor wherever you are in the country without being penalized. And, I added, everyone would be covered. That is most important.

I wouldn't have minded giving up a lot [in health care] so that poor people would be covered. That's the one thing that has always been constant in my beliefs, is a concern for my fellow man. I've vote across the spectrum [so long as that concern was there]. For a conservative... but not for a 'compassionate' conservative like this current president.