Sunday, April 08, 2012

Proving just why Californicated is so screwed

we have this from Soylent Green(site NSFW)
Here to get the ball rolling, is a quote I stole from DPUD–veteran Left Coast LinkDickwad Jerry Brown hawking his “millionaires’ tax” on non-millionaires:
“Anybody who makes $250,000 becomes a millionaire very quickly if you save it. You just need four years,”
And for his amazing grasp of 3rd grade arithmetic which has no application in reality, he also wins a Maynard:

Speaking of the wonders of government control of things,
Sentenced to death for being old: The NHS denies life-saving treatment to the elderly, as one man's chilling story reveals

When Kenneth Warden was diagnosed with terminal bladder cancer, his hospital consultant sent him home to die, ruling that at 78 he was too old to treat.

Even the palliative surgery or chemotherapy that could have eased his distressing symptoms were declared off-limits because of his age.
Every time someone lectures me on how wonderful it'll be to have the government running my health care...
By the way, that sounds a lot like Obama and "You'll just have to have your mother take the pill" crap, doesn't it?



Thanks for the link. I added you to the blogroll.

Re: that national health story that portends the glories of Obamacare... you find this handy at some future date.

Luton Ian said...

Love the idea of a "Maynard" award.

for anyone who asks "Who's Maynard and why do you not like him"

Murray Rothbard did a short and very unflattering biography of the evil critter (free .pdf here):

with blurb and other formats:

Henry Hazlitt did a line by line refutation of Keynes' "General Theory" free .pdf etc here:

Hazlitt was astonished at just how unreadable the general theory was, and how full of fallacies it was, he found a fallacy on just about every page