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Milton J. Madison - An American Refugee Now Living in China, Where Liberty is Ascending

Federalism, Free Markets and the Liberty To Let One's Mind Wander. I Am Very Worried About the Fate of Liberty in the USA, Where Government is Taking people's Lives ____________________________________________________________________________________________ "Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice. Tolerance in the face of tyranny is no virtue." -Barry Goldwater-

Friday, November 09, 2012

Ripped apart by financial crisis, Greek society in free-fall

When you socialize everything, when the money runs out, everything stops working. This will be the fate of the USA too.....
Healthcare spending has been slashed as the country struggles to reduce its debt. Public hospitals complain of shortages of everything from gauzes to surgical equipment. Pharmacies regularly go on strike or refuse to fill subsidized social security prescriptions because government funds haven't paid them for the drugs already bought. Benefits have been slashed and hospital workers often go unpaid for months.

And it is the country's most vulnerable who suffer.

"When the pharmacies are closed and I can't get my insulin, which is my life for me, what do I do? ... How can we survive?" asked Voula Hasiotou, a member of an association of diabetics who turned out for the rally.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/11/01/ripped-apart-by-financial-crisis-greek-society-in-free-fall/?intcmp=obnetwork#ixzz2Bfzw1TfP

Ripped apart by financial crisis, Greek society in free-fall | Fox News


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