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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Millions for defense; but for the sick?

Posted By on Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 2:19 PM

Even Fidel Castro gets the fundamental priorities of Republican (and Blue Cross Democrat) politics.

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro criticized the United States on Wednesday for being willing to spend billions on its high-tech military but finding it difficult to approve healthcare reform that would protect its poor people.

He wrote in a commentary published on a state-run Internet site that huge military budgets are approved easily by the U.S. Congress but U.S. President Barack Obama is struggling to convince federal lawmakers to pass a bill that would "deliver health services to 50 million Americans that don't have them."

"What hope can that society offer the world?" he asked.

A good bombing, maybe?

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