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Why can’t we have universal health care here?
The Union

I was with a group of women the other day hearing about a friend’s recent trip to Europe.

“And,” she added emphatically, “They have universal health care there! Why is it we can’t have it here?”

Some of us knew exactly why, as we’d followed the health care reform debate of 2009.

Why hadn’t our government looked at how European nations, Japan and Taiwan have operated universal health care for decades now?