News of the Day ... In Perspective12/9/2006
New Internet Video: The Heartlessness of Socialized Medicine in Canada
In A Short Course in Brain Surgery, filmmaker Stuart Browning shows the callousness of "single-payer", government-run health care systems as practiced in Ontario, Canada. His film highlights the plight of Lindsay McCreith, an Ontario man with a cancerous brain tumor who went to Buffalo, NY to receive the timely medical care that is rationed in his home country. (www.onthefencefilms.com/video/brainsurgery.html)
Canadians worry that if the United States adopts a “single-payer” system they’ll have nowhere to turn when their care is denied.