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Shkreli ordered to return $64M, is barred from drug industry


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u/Arcudi Jan 15 '22

My wife is from Finland and my sister-in-law is a doctor in Finland, I know about socialized medicine well enough to know that it works.

Your argument was initially pointing out the disparity in the population with no mention of what that actually means, which is what my initial comment was responding to—we make more money per capita than Sweden does.

You can't cite population as an argument for why something would work or not.

How much money, debt, and how they spend their money is a large part of it. You say we're in debt, and our spending is why. Cutting the budget on spending is one way to deal with spending too much. If you spend less, you get to save/redistribute more. However, we tend to cut the budget on education, and unfortunately, it shows.