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I'm fucking sick to death of hearing about the "problem" of illegal immigration.

For the sake of argument, let's ignore the fact that net immigration across the southern border is fucking negative. More people are going South than are coming North!

Let's also ignore the fact that immigration helps the economy, and the fact that the majority of immigrants, legal or not, want to become upstanding, hardworking, English-speaking, tax-paying US citizens, and the fact that the vast majority of people complaining about immigration are fucking descendants of actual fucking immigrants, and the fact that the whole fucking country and its culture was originally based on people coming to America. Social Studies textbooks used to have titles like Our Immigrant Land, for Christ's sake.

For the sake of this argument, I'm going to assume that illegal immigration is a real and significant problem, even though it's fucking child's play to prove that this is not the case. I can solve this "Problem", really. See how below the fold.

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Just what we need -- another hysterical rant about the medical system in the United States.

Why do we, the American People, put up with this shit for even a New York minute?

You won't need any Kleenex for this this screed. Neither my life, nor the life of someone I care about was threatened during this incident. This is just a typical rant about the kind of rampant fuckwittery, bureaucratic assholery, and unsympathetic butt fucking that people with medical problems put up with on a daily basis.

Let me first say that I have insurance. In fact, I have fucking fabulous insurance. I have both Medicare and a "Cadillac" policy from a good insurer to cover the crap Medicare is too cheap to cover. I have no deductible and no copays, even for specialists.

Look below the fold to see what transpired. I'll try to make it as brief as I can.

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