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got a point about the NHS failings?
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Hang on a moment...hasn´t Donald Trump
got a point about the NHS failings?

Daily Mail [UK], by STEPHEN GLOVER

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/9/2018 4:09:19 PM

The British are convinced the NHS is the best healthcare system known to man. It is the ultimate sacred cow — to be worshipped and revered and, of course, regularly fed with great wads of cash. So when a few days ago Donald Trump fired off a tweet about the NHS ´going broke and not working´ everyone jumped down his throat. He could hardly have provoked greater consternation had he taken a swipe at our own dear Queen. Downing Street declared that Theresa May was ´proud´ of the NHS. The chief executive of NHS England said the American President had ´got the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 2/9/2018 4:32:46 PM     (No. 11538885)

Is this guy for real?

On one hand he says that Britain needs to inject more GBP into the NHS. On the other hand he says "British survival rates for most cancers lag behind the rest of the developed world, and in some cases behind much poorer countries". And finally claims "I am, of course, strongly in favour of a universal system of healthcare that doesn´t discriminate against the poorer members of society — which is why the American approach is not for us".

So, who in the heck is going to pay for the poor, buster?



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Reply 2 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 2/9/2018 4:35:10 PM     (No. 11538888)

"Who you gonna believe? Us, or you´re lying eyes?"


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Reply 3 - Posted by: dvc, 2/9/2018 4:38:42 PM     (No. 11538891)

Once again, after all the screaming, "Trump´s a liar, Trump´s a fool, Trump´s an idiot!!", we find that Trump´s right and Trump´s a truth teller.

MAGA.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/9/2018 4:43:45 PM     (No. 11538893)

Trump is right. The socialists have brought nothing but ruin to GB. The socialists have had their say about Trump, so Trump is certainly entitled to express an opinion. GB has been very rude to Trump. Certainly have not seen any British manners, so I assume they have lost them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oldsfc, 2/9/2018 5:32:47 PM     (No. 11538954)

Government healthcare works wonderfully, until you get sick.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 2/9/2018 6:24:35 PM     (No. 11539009)

Oh, it works all right. Provides jobs for the otherwise unemployable idiot relatives of politicians and their supporters and cronies. None of whom actually use it, just as the cronies of Ovomit, etc. didn´t use Obamacare.

NHS doesn´t work worth a dern for the proles, of course, but they´re the UK´s version of "deplorables" anyway, and who cares?

The Brits don´t have a written constitution to protect them from over-reach by government. WE used to think that we had such a document, but John Roberts proved us wrong on that. May his name be cursed forever.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: just another nerd, 2/10/2018 12:23:57 AM     (No. 11539178)

Everything this author says is a lie. My wife´s grandmother was treated horribly during her last hours in a British hospital. They left her to die in the hallway on a gurney for 36 hour with no water. My mother in law flew to England when she found out her mother had been hospitalized and had to fight the staff to get grandma out of the hallway and into a room. The NHS doesn´t give a flip about their patients. I know that an American hospital would never treat a patient like meat. Is that what the Dems want for us?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: just another nerd, 2/10/2018 12:27:59 AM     (No. 11539180)

Sorry for the double post but I didn´t read #6 before I posted. John Roberts cursed be his name. Traitor to Americans, may he burn in hell forever.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: goose, 2/10/2018 7:13:51 AM     (No. 11539271)

I´m so old, I remember that every Benny Hill show had at least one gag about how rotten the NHS was. And that was in 1970.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 2/10/2018 1:25:58 PM     (No. 11539640)

It always startles me that the Brits know so little about our health care system. They think that those without insurance are left to die in the gutter. They are completely ignorant of the Hill-Burton act that requires all public hospitals to treat everyone regardless of ability to pay. They are also completely clueless about Medicaid.

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