|Affordable Healthcare has Financial Assistance.|
My return to Washington State has brought the boob tube back into my life. Thanks to the nearly 5-year hiatus I took from television programming while participating in and learning about legal systems through work as a freelance court reporter, I am now more critical and cynical of everything I watch, which is all the better.
For example, these past couple years I have noticed the numerous ads for mandated insurance, popularly and misguidedly called 'healthcare'. Pardon me for being obvious, but insurance is not healthcare. The two words do not even look the same, nor are they.
I understand that various dictionaries these days define healthcare as not just maintaining and treating one's health, but also treatment by professionals or other medical services; thus making it sound as if one's healthcare is dependent on others, and that people, in turn, have an entitlement to services from medical professionals because that is, supposedly, what healthcare is now -- entitled dependency on others. To that I say poppycock.
Yes, healthcare is caring for and maintaining health, no doubt about it, but since when does caring for and maintaining one's health require the time, labor, skill and ability of someone else? Am I not able to care for my health any longer, because overreaching bureaucrats think they know what is best for me....while continuing wars? Those are the so-called leaders in government I am supposed to listen to? As Mr. Hand poignantly questioned: What are you people, on dope!?
I have no right to the time, labor, skill, ability, money, or anything that belongs to another. It does not matter if they are a teacher, doctor, lawyer, garbage man, hotel heiress, movie star, sports star, or billionaire philanthropist. I have no right to what is theirs simply because they have skills or luxuries I do not. What makes you think that you do? Why are you so entitled to someone's time, labor, skill, ability, and money?
Please, in all sincerity, leave a comment so that I may better understand the mindset of someone who believes they are entitled to what another has when they have done nothing to earn it themselves. Please, explain to me why you are entitled; is it a disability, an injury, political philosophy, complacent laziness? Whatever the explanation, my comment box awaits below as does my e-mail.
If I am wrong in thinking that people should not be entitled to take from others what is not theirs, you are openly invited to explain to me where I am wrong. Granted, that does not mean calling me a cunt when you have no argument because you did not read the entire article. However, I cannot stop ignorance, I can only ignore it; for ignorance is bliss and who am I to deny anyone of their bliss. But I digress.