Just a little note about health care, communist style

From Fox news online, with very few comments because this speaks for itself:

North Korea’s health care system is in shambles, with doctors sometimes performing barbaric amputations without anesthesia and working by candlelight for payment in cigarettes, in hospitals lacking essential medicine, heat and power, human rights watchdog Amnesty International said Thursday.

North Korea’s state health care system has been deteriorating for years amid the country’s economic difficulties. Many of its 24 million people reportedly face health problems related to chronic malnutrition, such as tuberculosis and anemia, Amnesty International said in a report on the state of the health care system.

I would venture to guess that all the “little ‘c'” communists milling about the White House would make a forceful argument that North Korea is doing it wrong and communism isn’t all that bad when approached correctly, blah blah blah…


A 24-year-old defector from northeastern Hamkyong province told the human rights organization that a doctor amputated his left leg from the calf down without anesthesia after his ankle was crushed by a moving train when he fell from one of the cars.

“Five medical assistants held my arms and legs down to keep me from moving. I was in so much pain that I screamed and eventually fainted from pain,” said the man, identified only by his family name, Hwang. “I woke up one week later in a hospital bed.”

I wonder if Michael Moore is on his way to do a film, because…

…Margaret Chan, who refused to be accompanied by foreign reporters on her visit, also praised the isolated regime for providing universal health coverage and said programs like one for child immunizations and its response to a malaria resurgence make it the “envy” of many other developing countries.

Words fail me, my prayers for those souls who are enslaved by a cruel, hate-filled, Godless regime, and my prayers for the United States as we on the right battle those who deny the barbarism and misery that has been the hallmark of communism.

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