Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Audacity of Health

We have a lot of nerve, us progressives, to ask that our law makers intervene to make health insurers play fair and keep up their end of the deal when we (or someone we love) gets ill, wounded, hurt. Especially after we have paid premiums out the wazoo... I believe that is the lay-term for forced-rectal-intrusion-with-a-phallic-ish-object (sans lube).

The monopoly health insurance companies have on health is sickening. Literally.

As I understand it, from a fifth grade comprehension level, we have law makers who make laws (not business deals) to step-in on our behalf and regulate unfair business practices.

What part of the word "option" don't people understand?

I suppose if you aren't about choice, you really aren't about choice. How's that for *self* determination?


poietes September 30, 2009 at 5:05 PM  

"forced-rectal-intrusion-with-a-phallic-ish-object (sans lube)"

Haven't seen a more appropriate description of the ongoing healthcare debacle.

Riot Kitty September 30, 2009 at 6:34 PM  

Love the pic! Amen, sister!

Seeing Eye Chick September 30, 2009 at 7:13 PM  

Option. mmmmm that's like another word for Choice.

You see how well that works. These assholes assume that because they don't want it, no one else should have access to it.

Sidhe September 30, 2009 at 10:18 PM  

That just about sums it all up. Fargen Bastiches.

Dr. Jay SW October 1, 2009 at 1:04 AM  

Well, I guess the right wingers' understanding of the word "option" is kinda like their understanding of the American system of government--i.e. it's the greatest in the world and they'll beat you up for saying otherwise...unless their side happens to lose the election, in which case they want to overthrow it in a military coup. Thus, they're in favor of "options" as long as they're all private insurance companies that profit off of people's suffering (and don't bother with people who can't afford their suffering)...

Chris October 1, 2009 at 8:16 PM  

On Rachel, Rep. Alan Grayson from Florida just called the Republicans nattering, nabobs of negativism, and knuckle dragging neanderthals........we are still picking ourselves up off the floor!!!!!

LeftLeaningLady October 5, 2009 at 2:53 PM  

Well said Skye. I wish someone was listening.

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