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I Guess It's Time to Thin the Herd

May 9, 2006

This from Alternet yesterday: No more cancer screenings for you

…there’s a bill in Congress right now, the Enzi bill (S. 1955), that would allow insurers to bypass state regulations requiring insurers to—

—blah, blah, blah.

Me: Why do our leaders protect the insurance companies’ profits rather than the people’s health interests?

You: Don’t be stupid, Montag, if companies can’t be profitable, they will go out of business.

Me: Whereas people without healthcare just die.

You: …and take some of the strain off the system.

Me: Fuck. I can’t believe you just said that. I say it’s time we get ‘profits’ out of health care.

You: [Blank stare.]

Me: Seriously.

You: Communist!

Via: Sumo.

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