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KillCapitalism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:08 PM
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Here's how conservatives support our troops...
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090916/pl_nm/us_usa_health...
By Nick Carey Nick Carey Wed Sep 16, 1:10 am ET
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090916/pl_nm/us_usa_health...

NEWARK, Ohio (Reuters) As debate rages on how to reform the U.S. healthcare system, many of the one in six Americans now without medical insurance are hoping that reform brings at least one thing -- affordable coverage.

"I'd like to have some sort of health insurance I could actually afford," said Stuart Burrows, a Vietnam War veteran in Newark, a small town in central Ohio. "I stand to lose everything I ever worked for if I can't pay my medical bills."

Burrows, 61, said he was exposed in Vietnam to Agent Orange, a toxic mix of herbicides used by the U.S. military as a defoliant that has since been linked to numerous diseases.

He is retired on partial disability. But in March he had emergency surgery to remove blockages in his arteries and now owes tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills, since his veteran's disability only covers service-related health issues and he has no other insurance.

"I thought I had finally reached a point where I could relax and own something," Burrows said in the living room of his modest, five-room house. "But now I can't because they may take my house and throw me into the street."




They'd rather see this man who served his country go without health insurance & go bankrupt.

How's that for supporting our veterans? Fucking hypocrites!!! :mad:
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