Massachusetts government forces health insurance companies to pay for drug that costs $24,000 a year so gay men won’t have to wear condoms

I’m a libertarian. I don’t care what consenting gay adults do in the privacy of their own home.

But I do care about spiraling health care costs that, for decades, have been growing substantially faster than the rate of inflation.

There’s already a very low cost way for sexually active gay men to substantially reduce their risk of contracting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The Centers for Disease Control states:

When used the right way every time, condoms are highly effective in preventing HIV

But there’s a problem  – at least to the people who work in the Medical Industrial Complex and make their living off of overinflated health care costs: condoms are very inexpensive. And low cost health care is the enemy of the Medical Industrial Complex.

To deal with this “problem” of low cost health care, the Massachusetts government has ordered insurance companies to pay for a drug called Truvada.

Truvada is a drug that sexually active gay men who don’t have HIV can take, which substantially reduces their risk of contracting HIV, even if they don’t wear a condom. It costs $24,000 a year.

So now, the very same Centers for Disease Control that says inexpensive condoms “are highly effective in preventing HIV,” is also saying that healthy, sexually active gay men who do not have HIV should switch to Truvada, which costs $24,000 a year.

The New York Times reports:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges men and women at risk for H.I.V. infection to take Truvada daily. Studies have shown the drug to be extremely effective at blocking the virus…

… 80 percent of people who take Truvada are gay men

Given that the CDC already says inexpensive condoms are “highly effective in preventing HIV,” it’s absurd that the very same CDC is now urging people to switch to a drug that costs $24,000 a year.

Clearly, the CDC, as well as the government of Massachusetts, are both aligned with the Medical Industrial Complex, whose goal is to make health care more expensive, not less expensive.

January 12, 2019. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Health care, LGBT. Leave a comment.

New York Civil Liberties Union says Obamacare violates patients’ right to sexual privacy

Obamacare requires doctors to ask patients personal questions about their sex lives, and to put their answers into an electronic database. Doctors who avoid doing this will be penalized.

Dr. Adam Budzikowski, a New York cardiologist, said these sex question were “insensitive, stupid and very intrusive,” and that he could not think of any reason why a cardiologist would need such information.

Dr. Richard Amerling, an associate professor of medicine at Albert Einstein Medical College, said that a patient’s medical record should be “a story created by you and your doctor solely for your treatment and benefit,” and that Obamacare turns doctor appointments “into an interrogation, and the data will not be confidential.”

The New York Civil Liberties Union said that these requirements were a violation of patients’ privacy.
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September 26, 2013. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , . Health care, Police state, Politics. Leave a comment.

In Sweden, six scumbags convicted of gang raping a 15-year-old girl will not receive any time in prison

The Local reports:

Six teenage boys aged 15 to 17 were convicted on Friday after raping a 15-year-old girl in a north-western suburb of Stockholm in March.

Five of the boys have been sentenced to over 100 hours of community service each, and have been ordered to pay 55,000 kronor ($8,500) each in damages to the victim.

This is despicable.

For all practical purposes, rape is now legal in Sweden.

For a country that has a reputation of being one of the best in the world when it comes to protecting women’s rights, this suggests that the reputation is not deserved.

June 23, 2013. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , . Islamization, Violent crime. 1 comment.

My blog doesn’t have any pictures of eighteen mature beautiful naked women midgets having hot anal and oral sex with goats and donkeys

My blog doesn’t have any pictures of eighteen mature beautiful naked women midgets having hot anal and oral sex with goats and donkeys.

However, I did find this article titled How to Get a Million Hits on Your Blog in Less Than a Year by The Other McCain which says that even if your blog isn’t about sex, you can generate lots of traffic by writing about sex and including sexy pictures.

Now I myself don’t want to post any risque pictures on my blog – but that doesn’t mean I can’t give dirty names to innocent pictures.
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September 5, 2012. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , . blogging, Humor. 3 comments.