Ockham is Delicious
We need socialized medicine to control health care costs.
Socialized medicine will be costly. We have to raise taxes.
If you can believe those two things at the same time (hi, half of this retarded country!), you deserve a death panel or a roundhouse kick panel or something that will stop your idiocy.
If Republicans are at war with science, Democrats are at war with logic; it's a pretty dangerous thing to start fighting. Someone in the reason-challenged community want to tell me why having the government pay way too much for a really expensive thing is so much better than having the private sector do the same thing that we're willing to risk all the extra costs that come with government control - regulatory capture, waste, all that uncontroversially-accepted extra baggage that government brings.