Cancer survivors, advocates turn to state for support

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  • My2Cents Taylorsville, UT
    Feb. 16, 2013 5:24 a.m.

    More health care fraud?

    The health care industry and hospitals are making billions of dollars a year from the taxpayers already, we are not obligated to provide hotel and motel accommodation for foreign nationals and advocates of wasteful spending on more entitlements from taxpayers.

    Why should these kinds of entitlements funds be set aside just for cancer? If cancer gets an entitlement then we taxpayers must provide it for any disease or illness. Temporary cancer treatment and survival is an at risk cost to the person, not the tax payers.

    Utah legislators should be planning and preparing for fiscal collapse and stop pandering to every advocate that thinks he deserves special and conditional treats for his persoanl care and benefit. And people and advocates better plan for some very diminished services and entitlements in health care and education.

    Utah is a high risk economy subject to server collapse for any loss of federal or tax based windfalls which are beginning to surface every day. Its time to encourage more smoking and tobacco use, its the best kept secret cash resource in our states budget, and we scoff at them for their $50,000,000 annual contribution for a sin tax.