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  • Celebrity attorney Mark Geragos is here!

    With a touching press release. 800 mourners, in black, wiping their eyes before the gold and white casket, wearing ribbons of Nataline's favorite color, pink.

    The insurance company, which deemed the surgery experimental, stated it would pay for the procedure "in this rare and unusual case" after loud public protest.

    Is your implication, Herr Freie Marktwirtschaft, that socialist health systems are better adapted to providing for experimental surgery than those based on freemarket systems?

    • That the surgery was considered "experimental" was a perspective taken by the insurance company, and may not be shared by all professionals.

      The insurance companies make more profit when they spend less on treating illnesses, including denying coverage for things they can get away with claiming are experimental.

      In socialized medicine, doctors are more able to treat without regard for the patients ability to pay and may receive incentives for improving health, such has helping patients quit smoking.