Do you realize that, when people complain about the "long wait times" of Universal Health Care...?

That, the reason our courrent system has no long wait times, is because those people DON'T GET TREATED. They may have a serious illness that goes untreated because they cannot afford a doctor's visit, forcing them to suffer until it is bad enough to warrant an emergency room visit, at which time it may be... show more That, the reason our courrent system has no long wait times, is because those people DON'T GET TREATED. They may have a serious illness that goes untreated because they cannot afford a doctor's visit, forcing them to suffer until it is bad enough to warrant an emergency room visit, at which time it may be to bad to cure, and they can become one of the 18,000 who die each year because they cannot afford their care:
http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/healthcare/2002-05-22-insurance-deaths.htm



So next time someone complains that UHC has long wait times, you can translate for them! They are saying "I would rather those human beings suffer, even die, rather than inconvenience me"
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