Saturday, January 7, 2012

Santorum To Mother Of Cancer Survivor: Sick To Blame For Pre-Existing Conditions, Should Be Charged More

Santorum To Mother Of Cancer Survivor: Sick To Blame For Pre-Existing Conditions, Should Be Charged More: pDuring a town hall in Keene, New Hampshire this morning, Rick Santorum told a mother whose son survived cancer that people with pre-existing conditions should pay more for health care coverage because they make poor health care choices. While specifically exempting the woman’s child from personal blame, Santorum insisted that the sick cost more to [...]/p

So, let's face it, these people are just un-fucking-believable. Can we please just take profit out of this equation? Like the civilized countries? Oh, excuse me, Americans are not particularly aware of what's really going on in the world. Look it up, people! The rest of the developed world laughs at your so-called health care. (And your vacations; and your "sick days;" and your pensions . . . you get the idea.)

2 comments:

Tanya said...

You forget, we only compare ourselves to 3rd world countries to show how fantastic our industries are. Japan, Switzerland, Finland etc. might as well be on Jupiter.

fred c said...

I've been around a little bit anyway, and it always seems to me that we should all be learning from one another. Just drop all of the selection bias, the prejudice, and the semantics and look around honestly and learn.

Yeah, right! Try to sell that idea to most Americans in this age of "American Exceptionalism."