Millionaire Republican Senator: Healthcare And Food Are A Privilege, Not A Right

Millionaire Republican Senator Ron Johnson told a group of high school students that healthcare and food are a privilege, not a right according to MSNBC.

Millionaire Republican Senator Ron Johnson told a group of high school students that healthcare and food are a privilege, not a right according to MSNBC.

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) spoke to a group of high-school students near Milwaukee on Friday morning, and he heard from one student who asked, “Do you personally consider health care as a privilege or a right?” The far-right senator replied: “I think it’s probably more of a privilege. Do you consider food a right? Do you consider clothing a right? Do you consider shelter a right? What we have as rights is life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Past that point, we have the right to freedom. Past that point everything else is a limited resource that we have to use our opportunities given to us to afford those things.

“Sen. Rand Paul talked about this on the floor of the Senate. He’s a doctor. He said the minute you consider health care a right, well, who’s going to satisfy that right? And those people who have the skills to satisfy that right, what does that make them if they’re forced to provide you with that rightful product or service?”

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Christianwithabrain
Christianwithabrain

Republicans so love to point to their 'Christian Values'. Nowhere in the bible or the teachings of Christmas is this the message, but QUITE THE OPPOSITE! Please tell me that this A hole is an out and proud fascist, atheist?

Christianwithabrain
Christianwithabrain

Christmas, NOT Christmas! Damned autocorrect!

Christianwithabrain
Christianwithabrain

CHRIST!

Christianwithabrain
Christianwithabrain

Sheesh!