Sunday, August 19, 2007

Well Said

I was waiting in the lobby for Health Care for the Homeless when a lady passed by with Les Miserables printed on the back of her shirt.

The guy I was waiting with chuckled to himself, "Ha. Less Miserable!"

It's nice that he could have a sense of humor while he awaits an open heart surgery. But it is equally sad and immoral that our society continues to offer the best health care to those with the most money, while offering little to none for those without money. Like Michael Moore said, can you imagine if our fire department would only respond first to those who had fire insurance, or if they would force choices about what part of a house you want saved since your insurance plan only covers certain procedures? Why do we stand for it in health care?

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