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Old 02-25-2009, 01:46 AM
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Testimony of illegal alien care from Martin Memorial Hospital in Florida.

This is one small hospital in Florida ....


This is why you can't afford good health care... This should offend every
tax paying citizen.

This is not only happening in Florida, but every state in the US.

YouTube - Testimony of illegal alien care from 1 Florida hospital

Hello. Thank you Democrats. And ya wonder why this country is so
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Old 02-25-2009, 02:44 PM
Location: Doonan, QLD
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This video is actually worth watching. What is interesting is that this stuff is commonplace. I recall taking care of a fellow at a similar hospital in Florida with acute renal failure, due to rhabdomyolysis -- he was a young Mexican fellow -- but very ill. He was in ICU for a week, got daily dialysis initially and eventually the hospital did get him back to Mexico -- but at a massive expense. But there was also a large amount of trauma, and simple things like appendicitis, or being drunk and falling over that came in. All of these affecting the price and accessibility to healthcare for everyone else.

It is a burden that hospitals should not have. It is the direct result of the federal government's failure to maintain the border. Even though the theoretic answer if this were a civil action would be for the hospitals and states should sue the federal government for failing in its responsiblity - the problem is that this is just a cost that we all bear anyway.

I fail to understand why the laws in place are not maintained and why the border isn't properly supervised. Why bother to have laws if there is no intent on maintaining them.

It's not a democrat or republican issue -- the last administration had 8 years to deal with this problem and completely failed to. It seems like both parties are just as guilty on this one.
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