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"Health Care Bill Brings Immigrant Deja vu"
Hogue News ^ | November 5, 2009 | Igor Birman

Posted on 11/18/2009 3:23:32 PM PST by hoguenews

Fifteen years ago, my family and I arrived in the United States, having fought for two decades to escape the dictatorship of the Soviet Union. We left behind a tyrannical system, determined to control every aspect of its subjects’ lives. Now, the same forces appear to be at the forefront of our national debate on health care.

At the heart of this debate lies a very simple question: will we preserve the freedom of every individual to determine his or her best interests, or will government seize for itself control over the health care of every American? Having experienced and finally escaped from the latter, it is not difficult to foresee its effects.

I saw hospitals devoid of basic supplies, anesthesia treated as a luxury item and hot water more difficult to obtain than attention from an orderly. A severe shortage of medications persisted, to the point where patients were refused hospitalization if they could not procure their own drugs.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blogpimp; dejavu; healthcare; obamacare; russia

1 posted on 11/18/2009 3:23:37 PM PST by hoguenews
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To: hoguenews

Welcome to America...

And welcome to FR, n00b...

Health care under a Communist regime is different than health care in the free world...

2 posted on 11/18/2009 3:27:00 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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