[ExI] Yet another health care debate.

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 07:30:35 UTC 2008

2008/9/23 Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com>:
> At 01:19 AM 9/23/2008 -0500, I wrote:
>> By the way, some extreme libertarians *do*, from time to time, or even all
>> the time. Larry Niven, for example.
> In case anyone's wondering, Niven coined the delightful phrase "Think of it
> as evolution in action." And in a recent expression of this view...
> <http://www.groupnewsblog.net/2008/04/sci-fi-author-larry-niven-wants-to-kill.html>
> "Niven said a good way to help hospitals stem financial losses is to spread
> rumors in Spanish within the Latino community that emergency rooms are
> killing patients in order to harvest their organs for transplants.
> "The problem [of hospitals going broke] is hugely exaggerated by illegal
> aliens who aren't going to pay for anything anyway," Niven said.

Well they probably don't pay for much; in California, they just mostly
do everything, for little or nothing.

This is interesting: Select Committee on Immigration And Economy,
being addressed by Steven Levy:

Steven Levy: http://www.ccsce.com/bio_sl.html


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