Hospitals Accused of Dumping Patients on Skid Row

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    http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5588413
    Articles like these make me feel as though a completely privatized health care system is a failure, while these people may not have any money does that also mean they don’t have the right to live? I’ve always felt that no one should ever be denied any lifesaving surgery or medical care no matter what the cost. Hospitals are run too much like a business but healthcare is not a “privilege” it’s a necessity...
     
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    Everyone should know by now that a nationalized health care program only encourages weakness and infirmity.
     
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    Hmmmm. I'm looking, but I just don't see the winking smilie in your post. Surely it must be there somewhere...
     
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    Yes because the people without healthcare are the countries healthiest and by far the strongest, just take a look at Skid Row!:rolleyes: Giving them healthcare would only fuck them over.
    Exactly what I was thinking!
     
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    I'm trying to be so sarcastic as to be over the top....

    Truth be known, though, I've seen people actually make this argument (or various permutations of it). i.e. Fox News reports on medical care in the US.

    When it comes to the humongous mess of paperwork, liability, redundancy, greed, waste, chaos and the overall costly ridiculousness the US health care system is descnding into I can't help but be sarcastic.
     
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    Phew! You had me worried there for a moment :)
     
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    Ah I knew it! You forgot this ":rolleyes:" you always have to include that
     
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