Hey, A Swell New Idea: Health Care For All

Hey, A Swell New Idea: Health Care For All

by
Abby Zimet

Activists are holding a free health clinic
outside Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's office today to protest budget
cuts to the state's medical programs for the poor that will leave many
without care. They are seeking support for a proposal for government-run
health care for all. What a great idea. Even dirt-poor Rwanda
has it. People pay $2 a year for it. Maybe Congress should try to get us something like that sometime....?

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