posted on Jan, 21 2005 @ 01:55 PM
I'm really kind of hung up on this one...
On the one hand, in my mind, you've gotta screw up pretty radically to rack up 3 felonies...that's little more than swiping a candy-bar, and it's
hard to justify the toll they take on our medical insurance, and tax system considering not only have they squandered a bajillion of the taxpayer's
dollars in court costs, and jailtime...but we'll still continue to spend money on them when they get sick?
But...I also fully see what arnold has to say regarding the concept that every human deserves healthcare. Tough one indeed, but here's an
What of the 3 strikers that are still in jail, and get sick? Everyone in jail receives medical treatment...according to this bill, would 3 strikers
get it to? What if they were sick, about to be released, and decided to behave badly to extend their stay, so that they wouldn't DIE when they got
put back on the street because they could receive treatment while they're in jail? Just conversation fodder...