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Health care is NOT a right

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ama gi Posted: Mon, Jul 20 2009 2:54 PM

For those of you who have Usenet access, I posted an article called "Health care is NOT a right" under alt.anarchism, alt.politics.economics and alt.philosophy.

You can look it up under Google Groups or use a newsreader.  There is a public news server at nntp.aioe.org.

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ama gi replied on Mon, Jul 20 2009 4:32 PM

Here is the thread:

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.politics.economics/browse_thread/thread/fb6b26f1af049b7b#

The replies were mostly collectivist, "no man is an island," "it takes a village" platitudes.

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ama gi:

Here is the thread:

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.politics.economics/browse_thread/thread/fb6b26f1af049b7b#

The replies were mostly collectivist, "no man is an island," "it takes a village" platitudes.

Actually what really annoys me is the flippant use of the term troll, simply because, "omg! someone said something I disagree with it on the internet". 

The other responses are expected, of course, but it's a shame to see usenet not being immune to the recent politically correct revision the term "troll"  has apparently taken on the internet in the past few years.

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I tried to make a comment couldn't get through the preliminaries of setting up an account.  I couldn't get it to work.

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There was this one:

 

 

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On 7/20/09 2:43 PM, in article h42hdf$pl...@aioe.org, 

 

"sicsemper...@nnus.net" <sicsemper...@nnus.net> wrote: 
> ...and neither is food, housing, or education. 

> Why? 

> Because food, housing, education, and health care require labor, and nobody 
> is entitled to somebody else's labor. 

In an ideal world, which will never exist, that would be true.  Are you a 
perfectly self-sufficient person? 

 

> The primary right of every human being is the right to be free from slavery; 
> or the right not to have his labor forcibly taken from him. 
Do you work for someone? 

 

> As you can see, this contradicts with the right to food, clothing, etc. 
> Those things are rewards for ones labor, not a fundamental right. 
Contradiction is accommodated quite well with compromise. Ever heard of 
compromise? The USA government was built upon such. 

Oh, and your troll gets 1 on a scale of 10. 

 

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ama gi replied on Mon, Jul 20 2009 5:17 PM

wilderness:

I tried to make a comment couldn't get through the preliminaries of setting up an account.  I couldn't get it to work.

I use the NNTP server at nntp.aioe.org.  It lets you post newsgroup articles for free, and anonymously.  I used a fake email address.

I'm sure your computer came with a newgroup reader, such as Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, etc.  Set up a news account, and you'll be trolling in no time!

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A more accurate slogan would be "healthcare is a right but making someone give it to you or taking money from someone to pay for it is not a right". My slogan is less catchy though.

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ama gi replied on Mon, Jul 20 2009 7:24 PM

BREAKING NEWS:

somebody actually posted a sensible response to my Usenet thread.  Look for the one by "Bent Attorney Esq."

Most of the other responses are collectivist socialist rubbish.

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