If you reward bad behavior, you'll get more of it. Entitlement spending isn't going to create less of a problem, and never has.
Government run HC
, based on redistributionist thinking, isn't going to do anything but escalate the cost needed to maintain it, and encourage the mindset, that somebody else is supposed to take care of you.
The number of people who will think that since somebody else has to pay for it, then they might as well belly up to the trough, will go up, not down.
Even after doubling the cost estimates of Obamacare, I think their still way low. Look at how much they missed the mark with Medicare(whose established fraud and corruption, was just rolled into Obamacare).
...it is an ever growing voter base, many of whom, think that since they don't know the person their taking money from, that it makes it fine. They think they deserve it, and their elected representatives, tell them it's theirs.
This is why socialist and communist economies have to literally collapse, or, move towards capitalism to survive. The tug of war as human nature vacillates between it's desire for freedom, and it's desire to get something for nothing, ends with the loss of freedom. Yet, history gets opportunities to repeat itself, again and again. The new wards of socialism look at the old lessons, and think that they can do better. The arrogance of intellect. The sophistry of Socialism.
....all because of the word "fair", and the variety of things that it can mean, to each of those who hear it.