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Hornswaggle is an alternate spelling of hornswoggle, an archaic word that means to bamboozle or hoodwink. I take my pronunciation from the late Harvey Korman in "Blazing Saddles" --

"I want rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, conmen, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass kickers, shit kickers and Methodists!"

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Digby, health care, pithiness

Digby gets to the heart of the corruption of the U.S. health care system:

Canadians just don't understand that if you make less than $50,000 a year you are a loser who can't expect to have access to luxuries like health care at the same rate as the winners. It would be unfair. That's how we organize our society here -- by how much money you make. Those with the money have a greater right to live. It's just that simple.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:48 PM

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