If our country had universal health care would our businesses be more profitable?

Not only would we be able to actually buy locally produced goods, but goods and services would be cheaper. A lot of the reason for outsourcing has to do with the high cost of labor. If we took some of the burden off the private sector by having health insurance provided for like it is in other industrialized... show more Not only would we be able to actually buy locally produced goods, but goods and services would be cheaper. A lot of the reason for outsourcing has to do with the high cost of labor. If we took some of the burden off the private sector by having health insurance provided for like it is in other industrialized nations, perhaps our businesses would be more competitive in a global market?
Update: Not to mention that it is incredibly inhumane to deny poor people health care...people are dying in this country of preventative illnesses for the sake of saving tax dollars while greedy insurance executives own several mansions. It makes me sick.
23 answers 23