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Disability Bitch hates prescription charges
7th May 2009
As well as being accused of having racist and homophobic views, Michael Savage has reportedly said mean things about autistic people, apparently including that they're not disabled, they're brats, and that parents of autistic kids are just scamming benefits.
Much as I don't particularly want to share territory with this man, you can see why I'd be concerned that hating the disabled is suddenly grounds for people to be banned from the UK.
First question: why stop at Michael Savage? Plenty of people in this promised land are disablist blighters, so why don't we kick the lot of them out? Second question: I, Disability Bitch, hate disabled people for a living, right here on Ouch. I hate them all. So now I'm concerned for my citizenship. I must be on a banned list somewhere. Surely it's only a matter of time before someone comes knocking on my door and puts me on a plane out of here, with my passport torn to shreds.
I wouldn't object, but the thing is that I HATE the thought of being in exile - ick - and I'm worried at the prospect of it. Bluntly, if I get chucked out, I want to know where I am being sent - even more so since I discovered that suicide rates are lower in areas where lithium is naturally present in water. Free drugs?
Contemplating my own exile, I decided that I wished to relocate to a place where my own pain-killing anti-spasmodic drugs of choice are found in the water, so that I can save a bit of cash. I'm sure it's my human right. Distressed to discover that the ones I take - mainly ibuprofen, baclofen and diazepam - don't actually occur naturally, I turned to the internet for solace. Imagine my joy when I discovered an old report from the Drinking Water Inspectorate suggesting that many prescription drugs can be found in UK tap water - including my personal favourite, the sedative diazepam.
Yes. We're paying the prescription charges and we give them back to the rest of the world for free. It's an outrage.
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