Posts by Jeanette

When I’m Ninety-Four

Posted by on Mar 10, 2012 in Songs

When I’m Ninety-Four

When I get older, losing my health, many years from now Will I still be counting on some Medicare, A two-tiered system, patient beware!! If I’m in need of emergency care, will they lock the door? Will they still heed me, will they still treat me, when I’m ninety-four? I could be clever, stock up on pills, vitamins galore Jog a mile, do a hundred push-ups, too Eat some bran and plenty tofu. Turn up my nose at pleasures like pie, and butter dripping scones Will¬†¬†they still heed me, will they still treat me, If I break some bones. Send them a postcard, drop them a line, stating...

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Get Sick, You’ll Make Somebody Richer

Posted by on Mar 10, 2012 in Healthcare, Songs

Get Sick, You’ll Make Somebody Richer

Oh, listen to the pussy-footing ’round and round the block hinting here and hinting there this privatizing talk At universal medicare they’re starting now to balk It’s now full speed ahead. Get sick, you’ll make somebody richer (x3) It’s for-profit healthcare now!! Two level medicine is great if you’re on top Too bad if all the rest will have to wait until they drop Medicine’s a business that’ll never have to flop And it’s now full speed ahead!! The sicker we ger, the richer we will make them (3x) It’s for profit healthcare...

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