A "friend" recently sent me the following information. I am certain that some, if not most, of the informtion is wrong, but I would be grateful if somone could clarify which bits before I condemn him as an ignorant, bigotted fascist.
For instance, as far as I know, most prisons are not air conditioned. And the health care is not brilliant either. Quite apart from the risk of getting stabbed / poisoned / beaten by one of the other lags, I know a man who was diagnosed with throat cancer while in prison and, in effect, evntually died of malnutrition because (according to his sister) they were unable/unwilling to supply him with any nourishing food which he was actually able to eat except (ironically) porridge. Not a pleasant way to die.
So: anyone got any Biscuitsfacts?
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"Exciting new BUPA Programme:
You're a sick senior citizen and the government says they are going to sell your house to pay for your nursing care.
So what do you do?
Our plan gives anyone 65 years or older a gun and 4 bullets. You are allowed to shoot four Politicians.
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.
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 that they cannot afford to pay for your nursing care.
And you can get rid of 4 useless politicians while you are at it.
Plus, because you are a prisoner you don't have to pay income tax.
Is this a great country or what?"
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