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  •  This belongs on the rec list. (4+ / 0-)

    I hope the rescue rangers rescue this.

    I remember your diary,
    or a comment,
    from years ago,
    stating that the ER
    could not help you,
    and you will go blind
    without the proper help.  

     Not treating my vision problems = cost center.

    Treating my vision problems up front = profit center.    

     

    You made the very correct point
    in several places in the diary,
    but this is the shortest.

    You could also write:

     Do "they", do you, want me to be
    a tax payer,
    or a tax sponger?  
     

    I could talk about
    several examples,
    from folks I've known personally,
    including my first wife,
    my second wife,
    myself,
    and numerous others,
    who truly prefer to be tax payers,
    no matter how disabled they are.

    I've never met a truly lazy person.

    There is no danger
    in spending public tax money,
    or mandating the system
    to give good medical services
    to those who need it.

    I could go on and on.

    You are so right,
    we could take the "care"
    out of the debate,
    and use cold numbers,
    and still prove we are correct:

    Tax payers
    help everyone,
    and they often need help to stay healthy enough
    to work,
    to pay those taxes,
    or at least pay their own way.

    Letting them get too disabled to work,
    makes them a burden to everyone.

    Unless you actually want them to starve and die quickly.

    We have no other options,
    just those three:

    Healthy and working,
    disabled and a burden,
    or dead.

    I can't think of any other way
    a human can exist.

    Thanks again for the diary.

    •  Thanks for remembering! (1+ / 0-)
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      bigjacbigjacbigjac

      And I'd rather be a tax payer - because if I have the wherewithal to pay taxes, then I have the wherewithal for food, shelter, and other necessities - and I'm able to get beyond my own needs to help build our mutual civilization.

      Le nirvane n'existe pas. - Etienne Lamotte

      by breakingranks on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 11:14:46 AM PDT

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