The NHS is ours. The NHS is what makes us special. We care for people.

ed: I’ve amended this post. The title originally had ‘ That’s what Socialism is ‘ at the end. I’m not sure that it is appropriate. While I accept that Socialists certainly do care about people, I don’t consider that it is correct to associate the NHS so clearly (tightly) with Socialism. Although – of course – that is exactly the reality.

later ed: It’s yours and mine?

The NHS is so important. It is ours and it’s important. It cares for people when they’re sick  and vulnerable.

Do you ever get that feeling that as your write it’s not so much that you’re writing on a tractor as your flicking a doganoo!

Let that be a lesson to you!

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Hey, you people in the states don’t even know what Socialism is

So I had better explain it as well as I can

Basically, there is the system that you live under which is all about money. That’s the Capitalist system.

You have rich people who are fantastically, ridiculously, outrageously rich. That’s Capitalism. They have loads of money for some reason they think that they deserve. They claim that they earned it but really their families are fantastically rich. What happens is that rich families are rich and the police and everyone else that protect that richness. Everything is about rich people and nothing else matters. That’s the society you live in.

Then there are poorer people. Nobody cares about them cos they’re not rich. Nobody cares for you. You’re poor.

Oh, I was supposed to mention Socialism. Socialism doesn’t really exist nowadays. The UK Labour Party are Neo_Liberal scum, (but) there is a Socialist Party

Socialists care about those people who are not fantastically rich. They care about normal people who need housing, medical care and benefits. That’s what Socialists are about.

To be continued. I’ll elaborate on this

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