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Recently at Reason.tv: No American Should Have to Choose Between Health Insurance and Getting Drunk

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President Obama's prime-time health insurance speech underscored an important point: No American should have to choose between health insurance and paying rent, between health insurance and getting groceries—or getting drunk, getting designer jeans, or bodybuilding supplements.

We hear so much about hardworking Americans who need health insurance, but what about the rest of us? Millions of uninsured Americans could afford health insurance, but it would mean giving up some really cool stuff. Support President Obama's plan to cover all Americans, because no American should have to choose between health insurance and protein powder.

Approximately 1.10 minutes. Written and produced by Ted Balaker. Director of Photography is Alex Manning.

More Reason.tv on health care, including a radical plan that will halve the number of uninsured virtually overnight.