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NHS Not Down With Down’s Syndrome

     We are, unfortunately, familiar with the U.K.’s National Health Servie (NHS) and their “Liverpool Care Pathway” that involves intentionally starving/dehydrating patients, including babies, to death. Sadly, it seems starvation in the NHS is far more endemic than that: A man … Continue reading

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In The U.K., Blindness Is Free

     When healthcare is a “right”, we are told, no one will be turned away from treatment because of lack of ability to pay before getting treatment. This, of course is true… however, far too many assume that this “free healthcare” … Continue reading

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Cancer Does Not Care About Your Gender Identity

     Many cancers and other ailments are more likely to occur in one biological sex far more often than the other, if not exclusively, due to human beings being a sexually dimorphic species with physical differences between the sexes. For example, … Continue reading

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The Normalization of Medical Homicide

     When euthanasia was declared a medical procedure it was inevitable that it would be wielded by doctors, nurses, and hospital staff not only against those with a terminal disease who were in pain, but as a tool to eliminate undesirables. … Continue reading

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British Doctor Accidentally Decapitates Baby

     Demonstrating the high quality of healthcare provided by the U.K.’s National Healthcare Service, a doctor accidentally decapitated an unborn baby, even as the pregnant woman, who was denied any pain medication, was telling her to stop. “It was alleged that … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Socialist Healthcare: Delayed Treatment; Dearth of Nurses; Not So Free

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: “Free Healthcare” is great… if you are healthy.      Hat Tip to … Continue reading

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Free Healthcare Is Neither Free Nor Healthcare

     Inalienable rights are termed “negative rights” because to exist, there is only a “negative duty” of others to not infringe them; “positive rights” require that others be compelled to provide a “positive duty”, potentially against their will. The former is … Continue reading

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When Transgender Rights and Socialized Healthcare Combine

     …the results are as sad as you’d think they’d be. “A devastated young transgender woman says she has been left ‘disfigured and feeling like a freak’ following two botched gender reassignment operations. “Kia, 26, from Wales, says she was forced … Continue reading

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The Transing of Health

     A group of lunatics called the Edinburgh Action for Trans Health decided to post a “Trans Health Manifest” on, of course, Tumblr. “Following the centuries-long repression of trans lives at the hands of the state, the next stage in the … Continue reading

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On Liberty and Security

     One of the greatest American virtues is not just a willingness to stand on one’s own two feet, but a moral imperative to do so. Not everyone is a Randian hero, and people do need help from time to time, … Continue reading

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