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Thursday, February 02, 2006

27 - Medicare Prescription Drug Fiasco: Just Incompetence, Or Deliberate Right-Wing Sabotage? / Listener Comment On Cutoff Of Patient's Life Support

When a right-wing government program like the Medicare prescription drug benefit doesn't work properly, can that be attributed solely to right-wing incompetence? Or, is such failure a deliberate component of the overall right-wing anti-government agenda?

Last podcast we discussed the sad case of Tirhas Habtegiris, whose life support ventilator was cut off by a Texas hospital against her wishes and the wishes of her family. A listener's comment provides some additional eye-opening information.


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I had never heard about the case of Tirhas before. I also have a fried who lives in Texas, no Bush lover he! and he had never heard of her either. What a wonderful job the press is doing, covering for the least competant man to ever sit in the Oval Office!
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