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Originally posted by apc
Being human... heh. So being human is telling people, "Don't worry. You don't have to work."
Socialized services should exist to protect, not provide. The only time they should exist to provide is for those who serve the people and as a result become unable to provide for themselves. eg A military veteran disabled in conflict [or a firefighter injured in a burning building ]. And even then, they should be limited by time with respect to their disability.
Sure, it would be great if more shelters existed that would provide a bed and some food for people willing to work for their stay. But hospitals do not exist to provide this.
Originally posted by darkblueskyJust another adhominem attack piece on American culture and values, this time courtesy of Kuhnmoon
Originally posted by apc
Your ignorant left wing rant is typical. The fact that we have no details of this case available to us proves that.
So you think this hospital should have given this man free room and board? What about the next homeless guy that gets hurt or hurts himself intentionally and is admitted to the hospital? Are they supposed to give him a room, too? Hell, maybe all hospitals should build a "Homeless Welfare" wing, to care for all the lazy bums who refuse to rebuild their own lives. But you gotta remember, someone has to pay for it all. And what happens then? Well, what happens when our hospitals are overrun by illegal immigrants? They raise their rates. They run out of money. They shut down.
But that won't happen, right? We'll just abandon Capitalism and move to Socialism. The Government can provide everything for everyone, and everyone will be equal and happy. We can have a nice lil' National Socialist Party running everything. Ooops! Wouldn't want that, would we?
Originally posted by grover
A paraplegic who needs a colon. bag is hardy your average skid row bum, even if he is homeless and I doubt seriously if he has such problems he is going to be walking into manpower for a job either...or if he did anyone would hire him.
Originally posted by darkbluesky
living arrangements for people with developmental dissabilities
Community Care Facilities
State Mental Health Hospitals
Service for homeless with mental illness
Veterans Home of CA
VA hospital finder
Now, you were saying?
Originally posted by darkblueskyI don't see why. We "people of the earth" are all human. Why should Americans be expected to be any better than Brazilians, Canadians, Yemeni, Uzbheks, Estonians, Philipinos.......? Because we use more resources? Where is the correlation?
Originally posted by smallpeeps
[That we EAT and CRAP those resources out without using them for our fellow citizens, reflects poorly on us as a nation of fat-asses who consume ten times more than any othter nation per capita.