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Healthcare?? Its not helping the people who really need it!!

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posted on Jun, 16 2010 @ 11:41 PM
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NILES, Mich. – An out-of-work Michigan woman shot herself in the hope she'd receive medical treatment for a shoulder injury. Kathy Myers says she injured the shoulder a month ago while playing with her dogs. The 41-year-old Niles resident said she's been unable to see a specialist because she can't afford health insurance. So Myers shot herself on Thursday. She was released from the hospital a few hours later. Myers told WSBT-TV in South Bend, Ind., she has "no suicide wish." She says her life isn't great "right now, but I want to live." Myers says she wouldn't do it again and now is searching for a specialist who will accept a payment plan she can afford. The prosecutor's office is going to decide whether Myers will face charges for firing a weapon within city limits.


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Now shooting yourself is rather extreme. But didn't Obama say that this Healthcare bill would ensure everyone has access to healthcare - ONLY if you can buy the insurance.

Poor is poor. This woman need help, but again in America the system has failed her!



[edit on 16-6-2010 by C11H17N2NaO2S]




posted on Jun, 17 2010 @ 07:47 AM
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I just heard this story on the radio and wow! To be fair, ObamaCare has not yet kicked in. Also, from my understanding, people will have to be able to afford insurance as it will be mandatory to purchase health insurance. It will be like taxes, even if you can't afford them, you still have to pay.

On another note, I believe that this ObamaCare will be a flop as it does nothing to help the average person. Its only purpose is to benefit the health care industry at the public's expense. What a sham!

--airspoon



 
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