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January 28, 2013


I'm glad to find others who appreciate the Post Office. I remember back in the early '90s when the Republicans were torpedoing Hillary's healthcare plan, that gas bag Phil Grahamn thought he'd scored points in the debate by saying something like this: "I'm not going to turn the greatest healthcare system into the Post Office." In other words, if the government starts meddling in healthcare it will be ruined. Perhaps that resonated with others, but my first thought was, "If only healthcare were like the Post Office." Because postal service is universal, affordable and they still make house calls. That's what healthcare should aspire to be.

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