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Sunday, May 15, 2005

Liberal Luck and Health Care

HistorySluggo points us to another political classification survey, much less stuffy than the one from Pew. Don’t know if the rest of the Enlighten gang will be up for participation in this one, but here are my results. (The reason for my South Park picture to the side – so you can tell us apart. )

But first a word or two about my results - I can only assume the results came out as they did because I answered true to these two questions: Everyone has a right to health care, even if they can't afford it and Some people have less luck than others.

About the health care question - as far as I know, no one is denied health care in this country regardless of their ability to pay. No one’s turned away from a hospital for medically necessary treatment. There is a big difference between health care and “universal” or “free” medical insurance.

Who knew there’s a conservative and liberal point of view on luck.


Political Profile

Overall: 75% Conservative, 25% Liberal
Social Issues: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal
Personal Responsibility: 50% Conservative, 50% Liberal
Fiscal Issues: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal
Ethics: 25% Conservative, 75% Liberal
Defense and Crime: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal



6 Comments:

At 6:54 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

True, no one is denied health care, but the problem is that people without it can only get it AFTER they are sick or injured. Therefore, it's much, much more expensive. Preventive medicine is vitally important, you know it, I know it, everyone knows it. Now go put your head back in the sand.

 
At 7:31 PM, Blogger Enlighten said...

Preventative medicine? What do you mean, a yearly check-up? Get you head out of the clouds, "free" or "universal" health care is a take over of the entire system by government.

 
At 2:01 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just as an FYI, I hear George Norcross will provide out-patient removal of testicles for a nominal fee at his South Jersey Clinic.

 
At 7:25 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why is it every time I find a decent place to be a smart-ass it always seems to go downhill....

 
At 1:32 PM, Blogger Enlighten said...

Sorry about that, the offending comment has been removed.

 
At 10:17 AM, Anonymous Xavier said...

Thanks so much for the post, really effective data.
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