Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Tuesday Debate-Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants

Turn on the TV. Read about it in the paper. Hear about it on the radio, see it on the internet. The healthcare debate is everywhere. The government is trying to reform our medical system. People oppose it. Some endorse it. The media is pushing it, but some accuse the media and the Democratic Party of lying about the bill.

At this point, I don't know what to believe. I haven't read the bill all the way through, so I cannot comment on the bill itself. Some people say that it gives health coverage to the 17 million illegal immigrants currently in our country. That's a LOT of people . . .

So say someone is here ILLEGALLY. And they get sick. We all agree that people should be able to have health care, but WHO IS GOING TO PAY FOR IT? After all, they are here and breaking the law in doing so. They are not paying into taxes. They are not abiding by the laws of our government. Yet should they be entitled to health care? Free health care at that?

It's not my desire to see anyone walk around sick without access to health care. But at the same time, I'm really, really, really tired of paying so many taxes. I live in a township that has some of the highest taxes in the state. It's NOT fun. Seriously- I'm taxed a "line fee for the City of XYZ" on my cell bill. I am taxed coming and going. And while I don't want to see people sick, I'm tired of paying for other people when I'm having a hard time paying for my own family's health coverage. I can only bleed so much before there is no more blood left. So my vote is, if you are here illegally, I do not believe you have the right to medical care paid for by the taxpayers of America. Call me mean, call me heartless, call me cheap, call me compassionless. . . but I am REALLY tired of paying other people's medical expenses.

Anyone else have an opinion? Let's hear it.



  1. I think the operative words here are legal and entitled. I, too, would rather not be thought of as heartless but I fully agree with you. I believe that if you CHOOSE to be in this country illegally, and for whatever reason, and you are CHOOSING to not participate in our system of government (taxes, etc.), then you also CHOOSE to pay out of pocket for your own expenses and not have our government and the rest of the legal citizens of this country pay for you out of theirs. Just because you have set foot in this country, that doesn't make you entitled to free care at the expense of others.

    There are a lot of free clinics and volunteer organizations nation-wide. I feel that if someone is illegal, they should make use of those and not have a country mandate that there be healthcare provided to everyone at the expense of legal citizens.

  2. The bombardment of American voters at the doors of Congress must be heard, to make E-Verify a permanent illegal immigrant enforcement tool? It's incredulous that we are winning small wars against our lawmakers beneficiaries--the special interest lobby. LEGISLATORS ARE FINALLY HEARING OUR ANGRY VOICES. Rep. Joe Wilson C-SC opened the eyes of millions of Americans, who are been left unaware of the cloaked--AMNESTY--committees that is going to rip the fabric of every voters life apart. Any detail in the national media has been subdues or intentionally omitted, as with the crowds of Tea Party opponents. Sen. Harry Reid could be stretching his neck out for the headsman in his re-election campaign, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. They both have used their political influence in trying to overturn E-Verify. Pro-Illegal alien lawmakers could table it, under the "Sunset Provision" on September 30?

    President Obama's direction towards an unmentionable path to citizenship for all those who broke our law is abhorrent. After the controversial eruption in the Session of Congress, they surely must be aware that imposing immigration reform on the people could break them? Americans taxpayers are already supporting business welfare? Corporate entities want these destitute people here to exploit, but don't want to pay for their health care, schooling or towards the massive numbers surviving in prison. They leave that to the fading middle class taxpayers who carry the tax burden? Over a decade has passed since illegal people started coming here in droves and with little or no laws, to blockade their arrival we are now talking over 20 million. Nor does it stop there? Owing to the clarion call of Amnesty ringing out in the slums and ghetto's of foreign criminals, sick, elderly and those without means, from all over the world will descend on us. IT MEANS OVERPOPULATION?

    Bad as it may be now, who is going to subsidize the new arrivals? Not the business cartels that’s for sure? Once again taxpayers will be heavily taxed to pay for the new shipment of poor, uneducated from every region. How can we expect to have any government public option for our own people, when our gates remain wide open for "Anchor Babies" and the illegal millions expecting a free handout? A nurse in a Nevada hospital indicated they have a row of beds of illegal immigrants on dialysis, which was costing weekly $18.000 dollars for each treatment. Tell me who pays for that? The US government pays a small portion; the rest is acquired from the hospital or taxpayer.

    I want a single payer system for homeless veterans, seniors, single mothers with children and poor American families. But I refuse to pay for everybody who climbs, crawls under the fence or bluffs the Federal officer at shipping ports and airports of entry. It's not our responsibility. DON'T WAIT! PESTER YOUR SENATOR OR REPRESENTATIVE TODAY AT 202-224-3121? Find true facts by GOOGLING NUMBERSUSA, JUDICIAL WATCH & IMMIGRATION COUNTERS