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— Greek Proverb
I’ve had it with this shit.
The moral mission of saving lives behind universal health care (and any health care reform, really) far outweighs the pathetic complaint that “red tape” is going to interfere with your precious time frame.
You know what people who complain about red tape all have in common? They have health care.
Do these people have no idea how privileged they are to be in a position where they can complain about something so petty in the face of the true problem at hand? People are sick. People are dying. And nobody is helping them because that would be bad for their bottom line. Private interests have the power to deny people life-saving care for the purpose of making a higher profit, and I defy you to tell me that the reality of that isn’t seriously fucked up. We want the government to step in to protect the people from abuses of power, even if this power is private — especially if this power is private.
But there are people who refuse to budge on this issue because they’ll have to wait a little bit longer to get a check up.
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