Saturday, August 16, 2014
The Community Mailbox Scandal and the Doctor's Revolt
As you probably know, from now on in Harperland if you're old or disabled, or can't walk for miles or clamber over a snow drift to get to your ugly new community mailbox.
If you want home delivery, you have to get a doctor's note.
Not CONada Post says because they don't trust seniors. But only because they care about their health, and want to know their "special needs."
After all didn't they once suggest it might be an "exercise opportunity?"
But sadly, or scandalously, it seems those wretched suits forgot to check with Canada's doctors, and they're not happy.
Physicians are urging Canada Post to halt plans to require a doctor’s note for individuals to keep home mail delivery, saying doctors are already buried in paperwork.
“This demonstrates a complete lack of awareness of the challenges facing health care professionals and patients seeking access to care,” said Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti, president of the Canadian Medical Association, in a statement.
And who can blame them? When the last thing they need is to fill out even more paperwork, instead of seeing more patients and spending more time with them.
Or be forced to decide who is fit enough to get to a community mailbox...
What are those Cons thinking, and are they still capable of rational thought?
And who can blame seniors and the disabled for feeling that this absurd plan is a bureaucratic nightmare, and an assault on their privacy?
“I think we should be insulted by the measures they are considering,” said Susan Eng, vice-president for advocacy at CARP, which lobbies on behalf of retirees.said Susan Eng, vice-president for advocacy at CARP, which lobbies on behalf of retirees.
“Why do I have to review my medical condition in order to retain mail delivery? What are they going to do? Single me out by coming to my door?” she said.
Knock. Knock. It's the Post Office. Your papers please.
Can you believe it? In Canada. The land of snow and ice. The one with an aging population. And the ONLY developed country in the world to be getting rid of home delivery.
Doesn't that make you feel proud?
But of course the Cons don't care. All they want to do is kill more good jobs, and degrade Canada Post, so they can sell it to the lowest bidder.
Like the Cons in Britain did with the Royal Mail...
With the same contempt for seniors.
Because all Cons are the same. They all want to kill government, screw the poor and the vulnerable, and make fat cats richer.
Oh well. Too bad Stephen Harper doesn't have to pick up his own mail eh?
The Con clown.
But let's bury him and his ghastly Cons in the next election.
Before they shame us further...
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