“Let’s get one thing straight. Anyone who argues that progressive health-care reform initiatives amount to ‘socialized medicine’ is being disingenuous at best. At worst, they lack a basic understanding of what ‘socialized medicine’ really is.
“Simply put, health-care reform that leaves the for-profit health insurance industry intact, reform that leaves doctors and other medical professionals free to offer their services outside of a government system, reform that leaves citizens free to choose a private health-care plan over a government plan simply can’t be described honestly as ‘socialized medicine.'”
— Karl Frisch, “‘Socialized’ medicine: Next front in the right’s ‘-isms’ arms race,” Media Matters, April 2, 2009.
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“You ever notice that everyone who believes in creationism looks really unevolved? Eyes real close together, big furry hands and feet. ‘I believe God created me in one day.’ Yeah, it looks like he rushed it.”
— Bill Hicks
[Let’s see, Santorum, Bush…]