Why is government paid college tuition and healthcare a bad idea?

College and healthcare cost thousands of $. Many people can't afford that, and most that can end up spending a huge chunk of their $. You basically work for years getting a lot of money just so you can pay off college debts, or you end up requiring a surgery that costs at least $10,000. Yes, taxes would raise,... show more College and healthcare cost thousands of $. Many people can't afford that, and most that can end up spending a huge chunk of their $. You basically work for years getting a lot of money just so you can pay off college debts, or you end up requiring a surgery that costs at least $10,000.

Yes, taxes would raise, but paying higher taxes wouldn't be as bad as paying tens of thousands of $ for overpriced education and overpriced healthcare.
Update: If you still think gov. paid education and healthcare is a bad idea, would it be good if the government put a limit on how much colleges and hospitals can charge?
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