I received the following missive in an email from my cousin this morning, who got it from a friend of his. I don't know its author, but I wish it had been me. My health plan as President is starting to take shape:
"So you're a sick senior citizen and the government says there is no nursing home available for you-- what do you do? Our plan gives anyone 65 years or older a gun and 4 bullets; you are allowed to shoot four Congressmen. Of course, this means you will be sent to prison where you will get three meals a day, a roof over your head, central heating, air conditioning and all the health care you need! Need new teeth? No problem. Need glasses? That’s great. Need a new hip, knees, kidney, lungs or heart? They’re all covered. And, as an added bonus, your kids can come and visit you as often as they do now.
And who will be paying for all of this? It’s the same government that just told you they cannot afford for you to go into a home. Plus, because you are a prisoner, you don't have to pay any income taxes anymore. Is this a great country or what?"