Thursday, July 23, 2009

Headlines 7/23/09

4Obama Challenges GOP Critics on Health Care
Says, "We can't afford the politics of delay and defeat when it comes to health care. ...There are too many lives and livelihoods at stake."

Actually that sounds like a good reason to go slow.

4How the NHS is letting my father die - by a top hospital consultant
One detail not spelled out in the article: In Britain's system, if you pay for any of your care, you pay for all of it. So she can't buy him the drug without reimbursing NHS for all of his care.

"But that's not in any proposed system here!" Yeah, but these things evolve. The only certainty is that goverment control over our lives will only grow under a single payer system.

4Postcode lottery 'denies free care to 3 in 4 elderly'
That's right, "lottery."

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