DUBLIN — “When would you like to schedule your knee replacement surgery?” asked my American doctor before I left for Ireland? I gave him a date that works for me (I’m calling it the result of an old basketball injury, not advancing age). His office scheduled it for that date.Contrast this with a headline in the Irish Independent newspaper: “Surgery delays are ‘cheating elderly out of precious time.’” While I’m not ready to claim […]
Cal Thomas: When government runs health care
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