By Monica Showalter August 4, 2018
socialized medicine, it doesn't take long to go from suicide as a
"choice" to suicide as a pushed "product" to suicide as a
murder for bureaucratic "convenience."
in Canada, it's gotten to stage two.
Foley is a 42-year-old man with a terminal neural disease that makes it nearly
impossible for him to move his arms or legs or even speak. Under
Canada's zero-choice socialized medicine, he's gotten absolutely crappy care
from a Canadian home care service, one of whose many violations has put him in
the hospital for food poisoning, which is where he's at now.
states that when he complained about the bad service, he was told to go kill
himself – politely, of course, since it's the Canadian way. He's
saying "no," and now there's a lawsuit to force the Canadian
socialized medical system to allow him some choice as to how he's going to
manage his own care, given the failures of the bureaucrats who chose for
him. Obviously inspired by the Charlie Gard dilemma in the U.K., the
bureaucrats are fighting back, determined to ensure he gets the substandard
quality of medical care he's already gotten, with the only "out" in
great deal for them, you see.
is how one expert described the problem, according to CTV a few months ago:............Read more