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Thursday, July 23, 2009 

Healthcare as a Human Right - Not a Commodity to be Purchased. Many Humans have this Right. They just aren't Americans.

"Another name for "what's called a single-payer system" would be: healthcare as a human right, not a commodity to be purchased. Many humans have this right. They just aren't Americans. Obama's mention of single-payer, in passing, as something that would be better than anything else, but something that mysteriously lies out of reach, is typical of the very few mentions of single-payer healthcare in the U.S. corporate media."
The Censored Health-Care Option
By David Swanson
July 23, 2009
Consortium News

It's a human phenomenon that people like to cut of their nose to spite their face. Single payer just isn't in the cards because it would imply a shift of cherished values even if those values are not in the best interest of the country or its citizens.

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