Wendy Sullivan of Girl on the Right has the must-read smackdown of those who don’t want to say the Oath of Allegiance; In the process, she also narrates a terrifying case of medical-malpractice-by-free-healthcare:
After the magnificent letdown that was life in Canada (without Grandpa Reagan, I might add), I sought solace in Hockey, our national religion. Or at least, I thought it was our religion. I was wrong. Instead we had bizarre customs like “free health care” (three lies for the price of one) and the “Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms”. Both are ironic, and the antithesis of America,
Free health care means that you cannot get a family doctor, and if you do, you cannot get an appointment. Should you require a hospital, you will be forced to wait hours like you would in a “county” hospital, and you will be treated on second rate equipment bought at a “going out of business sale” or something. It is actually ILLEGAL to buy health care here. Think about your Life/Liberty/Pursuit of Happiness clause. We do not have the right to live. In 2004, a Quebec man sued via the Quebec Supreme Court that this was unconstitutional. He had waited so long for hip surgery that he was now addicted to his pain killers. The court agreed with him, but no changes to policy have been made as yet. People continue to die. My mother was told she had pre-manopausal depression. The correct diagnosis would have been LUNG CANCER. A bit different, huh? She died when I was 14, five months after she was misdiagnosed. All our good medical graduates went to America, where they can make decent salaries and not be paying off their student loans for the next 15 years. Did you know that many of your doctors come from a school called McGill. That’s ours. It has more Americans than Canadians in it.
Go read all of it.
And while you’re at it, read Mark Steyn’s Canada on the brink
To recap: the soft left (Liberals), hard left (NDP) and secessionist left (the Bloc Quebecois) have entered into a backroom agreement signed in blood (and with many billions of dollars and Senate seats changing hands) and are leaning on the Governor-General to fire the Conservative Prime Minister and replace the present government with a “coalition” – a misbegotten pantomime horse comprised of three rear ends.
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