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Why are people so eager to swallow propaganda?

I was reviewing some of the proposals and people are outwardly lying about them. The Fred Thompson show woman? LIED. Canadians hate their healthcare system? They do not. Seriously people, quit listening to bias and go to the original sources!

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stacymomof2

Asked by stacymomof2 at 11:19 PM on Jul. 25, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • My original source is the healthcare bill itself and the patients my niece has from Canada. Just about as real as it can get.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 11:23 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • So tell us why DO you swallow the propaganda?
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 11:25 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Who determines what is propaganda? Is it the leftist MSM? Those that believe that the government is working in the people's best interest? I think it's a little naive to say it's propaganda, either way you swing that stick.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:25 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Really..lies? Because there was a big story a couple of years age about border hosptals in the US being overwhelmed by an influx of NICU babies becuse there were not enough dr's in canada...


    http://mitchieville.com/13670/critically-ill-canadian-baby-sent-to-buffalo-for-treatment/


    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,300939,00.html


    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/article684047.ece


    WHO is spewing propaganda??

    momof030404

    Answer by momof030404 at 11:30 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • So tell us why DO you swallow the propaganda?
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    Oh, Carpy! I just said that I prefer to use original sources rather than someone's interpretation. What is your response to the fact that that woman straight up lied?

    As far as Canadian heath care, a quick search turned up a zillion polls that said Canadians were basically happy with their system.
    http://www.ipsosna.com/news/pressrelease.cfm?id=4467
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 11:30 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Really..lies?
    ___________________
    Yes, the brouhaha over the end of life counseling....lieslieslieslies
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 11:32 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Tell that to my nieces patients. They dont know they are susposed to be happy with their wait. Thats why they have 16% higher deathrate with cancer. and higher heart attack death rate as well.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 11:35 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • becuse there were not enough dr's in canada...
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    I followed the fox link and gave it a chance. However, you are misrepresenting what your own link says. It says they do not have the equipment, not a lack of doctors, and were shipped to bordering areas such as Washington state and the province next to them. By the way, this happens all the time in the US when rural hospitals do not have the hi tech facilities in their area. Yes, of course ideally they would, but the reality of the situation is that not every hospital has unlimited resources, and never will under any plan.
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 11:40 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • http://www.pnhp.org/single_payer_resources/CAN_Comparison_Sheet.pdf

    here's some cancer statistics. I am not going to do your work for you...seriously, just google and ignore blogs and other opinions. Look at polls conducted by reputable pollsters, look at studies, etc.
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 11:46 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Have any of you ever lived in a small town? To this day many small towns have to send people to larger hospitals because of lack of equipment not lack of doctors. This has always been the norm, always. Now we all have the chance to get coverage for our disabled child who has been denied coverage. We make too much to qualify for any kind of help and don't make enough to pay any more in premiums. Shopping around does not work. Our insurance premium has gone up and the coverage down. This happened during President Bush's administration. We simply can not afford to pay more in premiums and our coverage is a joke. We need this help.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:48 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

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