From my vantage point a single payer system would be a massive improvement.
I suppose it's OK, as long as you can blame the surrounding economic crash on Bush.
You're just defending a system you depend on and are strongly attached to.
Whereas your independence is noble and pristine, until you entitlements are threatened.
Just go with the flow control, roll with the crunches, and, when you get a prompt, type like hell.