Here we see a perfect example of the statement by Milton Friedman.You
cannot have open borders in a welfare state. People living next door who see an
easy way in and open access to our largesse will act in their own self
interest.We're the fools for allowing them to do it.
Who is it that is causing the DN to publish these never ending pro-illegal alien
stories? These people have broken into our country, and now they are
complaining that we don't give them enough free stuff.
What is the hurdle??? They go to the emergency room and the rest of us pay for
Choices and priorities.Those who choose to buy insurance do so.Those who do not, save a lot of money. And then pass the costs along to
everyone else.Don's blame the people who buy insurance, blame those
who decide they don't want it, then end up needing it.I sure
wish the Deseret News would leave the pro-amnesty propaganda job to someone
else. I am getting fed up paying for a newspaper and getting mostly Democrat
party talking points.
When is DN going to do a piece on the plight of the Utah Taxpayer that is
footing the bill for health care for the illegals? The taxes we pay so the
Illegals can be rewarded with A large tax refund for children living in Mexico.
These stories are so lop-sided this newspaper can hardly pass for a journalistic
A lot of the reason LEGAL residents can't afford healthcare is because the
illegal trespassers depress wages so badly.We (legal residents)also
have inflated hospital bills because the illegal trespassers go to the hospital
for free treatments.MANY of my LEGAL RESIDENT neighbors can't
afford healthcare either. Some of them work at least as hard as anyone (2-3
jobs,etc).They always TRUSTED the govt. to protect wages to at least
the minimum wage level.Silly them!
"Minorities" is an interesting term. It has always taken on a narrow
meaning that includes hispanic, hoping to focus in on those hispanics who are
here illegally. What about other groups, such as spanish, french, german,
swiss, polish, middle eastern, etc who don't have health care? Why
aren't they included in this bias-baiting effort to sway people's
opinions to pity those who are here illegally? Yet, hispanics, in number,
outnumber most other ethnic groups. So, how can hispanics be a minority? Is it
mainly due to the fact that so many of these hispanics are here illegally, while
other ethnic groups come legally, a fact that can't be used by the media
and politicians to persuade the people's vote?
You come so close to the truth with these pity pieces but you miss the point. A
quotation by Churchill about stumbling over the truth comes to mind. But I
digress.Be it car insurance, health insurance or retirement planning,
certain ethnic groups are not keeping up here. And their lack of planning
creates a social dilemma. They can get health care on demand through EMTALA and
the rest of us pay uninsured motorist coverage.The employer gets off
scot-free when it comes to benefits. He continues to get his cheap source of
labor.And these poor "victims" you write about have money to send
back home (about $2 BILLION a month to Mexico alone) and money for fancy rims,
loud stereos, 15th birthday parties and gas for the SUV.Who are the
What you are really saying is that illegals don't have health care. That
is true so usually that go to the emergency hospital and we all pay for it.
Yet another illegal story. The CEO gets cheap labor, paying low wages and no
benefits to illegals, and the American taxpayer gets to foot the bill for all
the rest. We cannot afford to have illegals here no matter how hard they work
for the CEO that pays them squat.
We all face hurdles with healthcare. We can't run up bills then get a new
ID or go home.