The Republicans were right to resist Roosevelt and the Implementation of SSI, just as they should resist the implementation of the Health Care law! Both are unconstitutional acts that would have our founding fathers rolling over in their graves!
How do you suppose people lived back in the 1700's, 1800's and 1900's without health insurance??? If you couldn't pay, or work out something with the Doctor, for a procedure then you just didn't get it, simple as that. It is called PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY!