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A pandemic common occurrence: Losing one's job and health insurance! The hospital count* Continues to mount Morticians wonder who is the dunce? * People without an income nor health insurance die at home or in the street, not in hospitals!

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Date: 10/7/2021 12:24:00 PM
Ah this one little poem does a big thing in raising awareness. Good job and great use of your talent Rico. You too are caring. :)
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Rico Leffanta
Date: 10/8/2021 11:11:00 AM
Thank you for reading and commenting, Karen! Aloha!
Date: 5/29/2020 7:55:00 PM
G'day Rico … why this occurs is beyond me. Perhaps it's why the rich get richer, I don't understand it when citizens become collateral damage - thanks Rico - Lindsay
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Date: 5/30/2020 1:18:00 PM
For capitalism to succeed, the masses must remain poor and stupid. Cannon fodder does not require good health, nor an education! Aloha! Rico
Date: 5/28/2020 3:09:00 PM
so much of the suffering in this country could have been avoided, rico, if we followed the models of other countries. well-said!
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Rico Leffanta
Date: 5/29/2020 1:18:00 PM
If we had followed science instead of Trump's hunches! Mahalo, Ilene! Aloha! Rico
Date: 5/28/2020 2:24:00 PM
I have no words. At least not any acceptable for public consumption. Grrrr
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Date: 5/29/2020 1:17:00 PM
Fortunately, you are safe in a saner country! Aloha! Rico
Date: 5/28/2020 1:38:00 PM
That's terrible Rico, thankfully in the UK we have the NHS which is free although we pay in taxes through our working lives, at least there is no astronomical bills at the end. Tom
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Rico Leffanta
Date: 5/28/2020 2:13:00 PM
Most of the developed nations have some type of NHS which is essential to controlling pandemics, but America's wealthy will NEVER support an healthy, educated workforce despite the tumbling birth rate. Aloha! Rico
Date: 5/28/2020 1:25:00 PM
This is so sad on so many levels Rico:-( hugs Jan xx
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Rico Leffanta
Date: 5/28/2020 1:30:00 PM
Yes, wealthy Americans do not understand that "common" Americans die at home to spare loved ones outrageous hospital bills. In Honolulu, it costs $1,300 for the ambulance to the morgue, and another $800 from the morgue to the crematorium, which puts many young families underwater. Thank you for reading and commenting! Aloha! Rico