...the other day, while at work at the Pharmacy, I found out that PACE (a state-run prescription program for Pennsylvania citizens over 60) is funded by none other than The...
This surprised me. I thought it was nice. But not nice enough to take all my tithe money and buy Powerball tickets.
So...tonight I watched Venus (with the immaculate Peter O'Toole) and saw this little logo before the titles of the movie came up:
I thought, "Okay ... the usual. The company logo before the film starts."
THEN, I saw this little bit at the bottom:
For a moment, it made me mad. It reminded me of the other day when I watched this little movie...
...and discovered that America is one of the only civilized nations that doesn't have "free" health care. From my experiences at the Pharmacy, it would be so much nicer to only have to pay $6.95 for ANY prescription like they do over in the UK. And guess what? People under 12 and over 60 don't have to pay ANYTHING for prescriptions.
Anyway, if America had free health care, we might be able to have an organization like the UK Film Council to help people who want to make films and don't have the money. Wouldn't it be nice?
But, getting free health care is just a step toward socialism, I guess.
And we can't have that...