Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Government-run health care, what we have to look forward to(with an exception):

An internal Veterans Affairs Department report states that about one-third of the veterans waiting to receive medical care from the agency have already died.

A review of veteran death records provided to the Huffington Post found that, as of April, 847,822 veterans were awaiting healthcare and that of those, 238,647 were already deceased.
Etc.  The current excuse:
Spokeswoman Walinda West also said that more than 80 percent veterans who come to the department "have either Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare or some other private insurance.”

“Consequently, some in pending status may have decided to use other options instead of completing their eligibility application."
Translation: "They had some other option, that WORKED BETTER, so don't yell at us!"
Davis dismissed that argument.

"VA wants you to believe, by virtue of people being able to get health care elsewhere, it's not a big deal. But VA is turning away tens of thousands of veterans eligible for health care," he said. "VA is making it cumbersome, and then saying, 'See? They didn't want it anyway.'"
And when there IS no other option?  When EVERYTHING is like the VA?

We are so screwed.

Yes, I know, there are other challenges that could be made to Obamacare in the courts; you trust Congress to do it?  Those spineless vote-sucking chickenshit bastards?

Here's another homemade electrolyte supplement.  Ignore the "Use ORGANIC-" and so forth, and it looks decent.  I'm still using the one I wrote about before, as I know it works.


harp1034 said...

I use the VA for my health care needs. I have no insurance so I have no alternative. Since I have service connected disability they have to take care of me. The VA doctors see about 1/2 as many patients as a private practice doctor. One day I had a 9 AM appointment. Well 9,10,11,and 12 came and went. I could see my doctor in the back walking around with a coffee mug shooting the bull with other VA employees. Finally about 1:30 PM I get to see the doctor.
The only thing I like about her is she did do something about my hypertension. The VA is gov't medicine at it's best.

Country Boy said...

If you want the best electrolyte supplement in existence, eat dill pickles and drink the juice left in the jar. It'll kill thirst and put things back in balance faster than some honey and stevia laden concoction. If you want organic, make the pickles yourself.

Firehand said...

Pickles are good. The vines planted this year are really producing, and I'm using Say Uncles' refrigerator pickle recipe with them; pretty good.

Yeah, the 'organic' this and 'REAL' that is a bit much. I've got a recipe that a local bike guy gave me, which I realize I'd forgotten to post. Up soon.