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A Health Care Horror Story

Thanks God Republicans and Blue Dog Dems are saving us from this kind of Hell.

As everyone knows Canada is the land of the worst health care system in the universe because it's socialized medicine with a Capital S:

I had my first gallbladder attack. Not life-threatening, just the worst pain I can remember being in since the last time I was in labor. It started up just before dinner Tuesday night. At 2 am Wednesday, still awake and in worsening pain, I found my keys and shoes, stumbled down to the car (leaving the rest of the family sleeping), and drove the 25 blocks down to the hospital. [...] 

[T]he waiting time between walking in the door and being admitted was literally about 45 seconds. [...]

... Moments later, a nurse appeared to check me in. With a quick swipe of my BC provincial care card, my complete medical files glimmered onto his computer screen.

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