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Borrowed from an Australian friend’s FB post:
“a good two years ago Emma had a lump on her eyelid, took her to the drs and got a referral to a specialist – tonight when I got home I finally have a letter from the hospital asking if we still needed an appointment. Public Health system working well. Its been so long Emma’s eye has healed on its own.”
Yeah, that’s what I thought…
This essay on why monopolies just don’t work for the consumer courtesy of Lagniappe’s Lair:
Back in Town
Posting has been sparse lately because I’ve been out of town. Family business took me away for a bit, but Lagniappe and I are back now. Lagniappe will now be going on a diet, since his spending several days with my mother always results in his eating far too much ice cream.
We got back in last night and unpacked, and today it’s back to business as usual. I would, however, like to give a perfect example of why capitalism and competition in the marketplace will always beat the alternative such as we’re seeing with Obama’s mandated health care scam. Forf this example, I have to point you all to the Ohio Turnpike. More:
Yeah, I can hardly wait, either.
Warning, finish swallowing any food or beverage: