hospital imprisons new mothers with no money

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    Kenya hospital imprisons new mothers with no money | Health Headlines | Comcast

    The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges what he's accused of: detaining mothers who can't pay their bills. Lazarus Omondi says it's the only way he can keep his medical center running.
    "We hold you and squeeze you until we get what we can get. We must be self-sufficient," Omondi said in an interview in his hospital office. "The hospital must get money to pay electricity, to pay water. We must pay our doctors and our workers."

    "They stay there until they pay. They must pay," he said of the 350 mothers who give birth each week on average. "If you don't pay the hospital will collapse."

    We should do that here , cut down on the worthless freeloading Illegals who flop out babies like Gerbils with no means of support. My hard earned money should stay in my pocket. Just a thought !
     
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    Barack got lucky
     
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    Simple concept, a business doesn't get paid for services rendered, they can't stay in business. Those receiving the service should be the ones paying.
     
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    So this practice is admired by right wingers?

    Good thing we outlawed debtors prisons.
     
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    Well one thing is certain, we all know not paying your own bills is the way of the progressive
     
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    It's bigots like you who are more than happy to have illegals demo a kitchen for a remodel, cut your grass and wash the dished at your favorite restaurant. You never complain about the low priced remodel, yard care, meal.

    And you probably eat food picked by migrant workers in california and beef slaughtered by undocumented workers in Texas.

    Guess what, pal?

    You are an ignorant hypocrite.
     
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    Do you always project a bunch of unsubstantiated bullshit onto people then get outraged about what they support?
     
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    So you wanna criminalize debt? Which increases the amount of people needed to enforce it and consequently, increases the size of government.

    That would be the final nail in the coffin to re-classify American citizens into only 3 catagories:
    1. consumer
    2. warrior
    3. criminal
    When do we start calling ourselves the 4th Reich?
     
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    If that's what you get from that statement, you need to go back to school. Saying people should pay their own way is not criminalizing anything. But hey let's not let facts get in the way of good propaganda, right comrade?
     
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    So.. how do we make it work in America?
     

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