Friday, March 26, 2010

Friday Funnies: Maxine's Senior Health Care Option

So you're a senior citizen and the government says,

“No health care for you!”

What do you do? 

Maxine's plan gives anyone 65 years or older a gun and 4 bullets. You are allowed to shoot 2 senators and 2 representatives.  Of course, this means you will be sent to prison where you will get 3 meals a day, a roof over your head, and all the health care you need! New teeth, no problem.  Need glasses, great.  New hip, knees, kidney, lungs, heart?  All covered.
And your kids can come and visit you as often as they do now.

Who will be paying for all of this?  The same government that just told you you’re too old for health care. Plus, because you are a prisoner, you don't have to pay income taxes any more.

IS THIS A GREAT COUNTRY OR WHAT?

11 comments:

Blissed-Out Grandma said...

Haha, I love this. What I don't love is the hate-packages being sent to members of Congress. Sigh.

maggie's garden said...

You cracked me up with this one! giggles!! Great suggestions...any solutions to changing this?

Baino said...

Are you joking? No healthcare for over 65s? You lot had better start breeding then or importing your younglings to look after your increasing ageing population!

Deborah said...

That's great!! She's got a way of looking at things that just cuts through all the horsesh**.

DJan said...

I have already picked out the Senators but it will take me a while to figure out which Representatives. You are just too funny! I think. :-)

California Girl said...

Deborah: I am sorry I didn't answer your question. I was out of town yesterday afternoon and all today. Just back. I didn't know the answer anyway so now will look up.

DJan: I think I'd rather go for a couple of ex-Governors!

Baino: Over 65s have Medicare which takes care of them up to certain limits. The new bill will fill in certain holes that have been troublesome for them, such as fairly low limits on prescription meds. I think they could get up to $2575 annually for those which could easily be the cost of one prescription for the year.

Blissed: Glad you like it. It was time for levity.

Maggie: ditto...the whole situation is so out of hand with the revenge of the Tea Baggers etc.

Marguerite said...

It's mind boggling, isn't it? Hilarious post! Cheers!

Mmm said...

Oh, very funny. Of course, in prison...at least for us men, we run the risk of ending up having to be some big hairy guys' "girlfriend!!" EWwwww,

California Girl said...

Hi Marguerite! Just for giggles.

Mmmm: only if you get caught.

Minka said...

I guess they will think of sme measures against this conspiracy of yours... and start sending such criminals to hard labour or something. Humour is everything, though. Sometimes.

Susan said...

Of course, you don't get to vote if you're in prison, but what difference does it make anymore anyway? ((rolleyes))

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