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Sunday, 16 August 2009

N.H.S v's U.S.A


All this furore about a British National Health Service style health care system in the USA; well, it seems to me the issue is; that some people, i.e. those who have money to pay for their health care, don’t want to contribute anything towards those people that can’t afford to pay for their health care. That’s the bottom line! Unless I’ve missed something I don’t recall anything being said about doing away with private health care by Obama, who has been accused of being both a Socialist and a Nazi, for wanting to introduce a health care system similar to Britain’s NHS, rather than the present one which leaves 60% of Americas poor unable to access it. Health care in Britain is free for all, (although the Tory politician that dragged Britain into the debate would probably say it’s a free for all) but if you’ve the means to pay then you can choose to go private, unlike in America where you have to be able to afford to pay for any health care. I wonder then is it any coincidence that those who can’t afford it come from the poorer sections of society such as the Blacks and Hispanics. So just who are the Nazi’s then? As for Socialism, well isn’t this the change people in America voted for? well not everyone but still…Surely it is better to care for the people in you own land rather than killing other people in their land? Not that so called Socialist governments don’t kill people when they’re only obeying orders of Right Wing Republican Regimes, and yes there is a ‘death camp bureaucracy’ that makes the NHS inefficient and wasteful of resources with all the targets, audits and management consultants to be met and paid for. But hey…perhaps Obama can come up with a system that recognises and avoids this, one that Britain could use to re-model its National Health Service with, because it’s not perfect, and it has it’s failings but it is a something, and not a Nothing Health Service for those with nothing.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Listening to the recent sound bites on the radio of the great American public babbling complete and utter bollocks on the subject of the NHS I can’t help wonder yet again what this ‘Special relationship’ malarkey is all about. We seem as much removed from them in our overall world view and social conscience as someone from the planet Zog. This is also borne out by the polarised attitude to the proposed release of the so called ‘Lockerbie bomber‘. Most of the bereaved Brits take a compassionate view are happy to see him be allowed to go home and die. But the Americans still want blood.

Anonymous said...

Maximum respect due to the Scots for standing up to the good ’ol US of A and the vacuous Hillary Clinton. Meanwhile over here, ‘Dave’ Cameron condemns the decision to release Abdelbaset al-Megrahi. Presumably now all you pretend left of centre folk who constantly slag off Gordon Brown and Labour are fully aware or what you are going to get next. A Tory government who will increase your hard earned taxes in the name of ’Austerity’, and lick the boots of the Obama regime. Enjoy.