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The Joy of Government-Run Healthcare: The UK’s Gilded Bureaucrats and Dying Patients

PackerBhoy Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 8:02 AM
Why "English" newspapers? It should be "British" newspapers-- especially if you're talking about things that occur in Scotland! I now live in Scotland. As much as I like TownHall, the ignorance of American people (and I spent the first 40 years of my life in the US!) in regard to other countries is just astounding. "England" or "English" is not an all-encompassing word for "Britain" or "British". My Grandad was British Army during WWII. He was not "English Army". There hasn't been an English Army for hundreds of years-- and when there was, they were usually fighting Scots. Great Britain / United Kingdom is Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and England.

I’m not sure whether this is a post about America’s dismal future if Obamacare is allowed to take root or whether this is a post about bureaucrats ripping off taxpayers.

But I do know that it shows that the insiders take care of themselves quite nicely when the government seizes more control of a nation’s healthcare sector.

Here’s a report from the UK-based Telegraph about how bureaucrats at a Scottish branch of the National Health Service are bilking taxpayers.

National Procurement, a branch of the NHS National Services Division, arranged for staff who are deemed to...

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