Thursday, April 21, 2011

Link Round-Up: The 'Can This Get Any More Depressing?' Edition

It's been a busy couple of weeks but posting should pick up again soon. To leave you with something to read (and something to inspire you to prepare for when TEOTWAWKI if you haven't done so already, consider these items:


  1. on the heelth care issue.

    My friend mother got a hearth attack while in mexico. he called the ambulance and the lady was transported several miles to the USA border, there was no charge for their services and oxigen, nitro, etc. and the personal even refused to accept a tip. telling my friend that if he wanted to help, to place a couple of bucks into the container whe the volunteers have a collection drive for the Red Cross.

    After transfering the patient to the American ambulance and taken to the hospital about 6 miles away their services bill was around $1,500.00 dollars (if I remember correctly).

    The Mexican ambulance was newer and superbly equipped and their personal was bilingual.

    My question is: "why such a difference?"

  2. How does it hit a 15 year low against a currancy that has only been around since January 01, 2002. Oh well details!

  3. Dollar hits 15 month low versus Euro is what you meant to say.

    Keep up the good work.