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Free health care for illegals? What about the elderly?

Last week, my wife and I visited her elderly, lifelong severely handicapped brother in the nursing home.  He was watching Fox News, and, during yet another on-air panel discussion of the Democrat debacle that passed for debates a few nights earlier, we listened to another discussion of the incredibly crazy call by all of the Democrat pretenders to the presidency for free health care for illegals.  That reminded me of what we faced when we moved her brother here from New Mexico two years ago: the possibility of having to privately pay for his nursing home care were he not approved for Medicaid in this state.  The cost we were quoted at the time was $6,000 per month, a figure far beyond our means to provide.  That cost quite simply would have eventually bankrupted us, depriving this  […]


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