It really isn't funny, but...

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  1. DamnYankee
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    it kinda is...

    The Perfect Solution to Senior Health Care

    While discussing the upcoming Universal Health Care Program with my sister-in-law the other day, I think we have found the solution. I am sure you have heard the ideas that if you ’re a senior you need to suck it up and give up the idea that you need any health care. A new hip? Unheard of. We simply can't afford to take care of you anymore. You don't need any medications for your high blood pressure, diabetes, heart problems, etc. Let’s take care of the young people. After all, they will be ruling the world very soon.

    So here is the solution. When you turn 70, you get a gun and 4 bullets. You are allowed to shoot 2 senators and 2 representatives. Of course, you will be sent to prison where you will get 3 meals a day, a roof over your head and all the health care you need! New teeth, great! Need glasses, no problem. New hip, knee, kidney, lung, heart? Well bring it on. And who will be paying for all of this. The same government that just told you that you are too old for health care. And, since you are a prisoner, you don't have to pay any income tax.

    I really think we have found a Perfect Solution!
     
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    Brilliant.

    Unlikely it will get a pass from either side of aisle in Congress though.

    Those guys aren't quite as progressive a social thinkers as you are, ALL.

    They're still thinking inside the box, when your solution is for them to not to think outside the box but to be buried in one.
     

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