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Even if all you're talking about is writing off the debt, they get to write that out of what they pay back to the government. So in the very least of terms, you're talking about paying for others health care through tax dollars at whatever cost the hospital decides. At worst, you help pay for the loss of profit by paying higher medical costs, at whatever cost the hospital decides.
The question here isn't whether you want to help pay for health care, it's how much. Would you rather pay $10/mo more or $1000/visit more? Sounds good if you don't visit the doc often, but that one time you do, it'll crush your bank account.
Some time I think the people in this country are so blinded by our brilliance that we fail to see that all the "lesser" countries around us are beating us.
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I read the description and the article and found no evidence that Tesla plans to incorporate a battery of the kind described. The suppositions are based off of other suppositions. The fact that a company patented something doesn't mean they're going to use it and basing company tactics off of something that minute is simply fishing for a story that's not there.
The fact that people have strong opinions about a misinformed fluff-piece is sad.