Home Page

carol gould

Join our email list for updates.




We hope that you'll feel our website is worthy enough to contribute a few pounds to the bandwidth bills.



An American-born Briton Defends the NHS
Last uploaded : Friday 9th May 2014 at 12:42
Contributed by : Carol Gould


In light of the seemingly relentless NHS-bashing in 2013-14 and the storm of controversy about Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's proposed changes to the NHS charter we provide the first paragraph of and link to an editorial Carol Gould wrote for the Daily Telegraph in 2009. By the way Carol Gould does NOT belong to 'the Political Right!'

Introduction by the Daily Telegraph:
An American neocon defends the NHS
Carol Gould may belong to the American political Right, but witnessing how the NHS cared for her severely ill British friend gave her a new respect for "socialised" medicine.

Article text:
by Carol Gould
11:43AM BST 18 Aug 2009

In the wake of the public outcry in the United States that has seen the conservative pundit Rush Limbaugh apparently compare universal health care to some sort of neo-Nazi Reich I thought I would recount a story from earlier this year. Let me make my political leanings clear from the outset: I am a neocon. Having supported the Cheney-Rumsfeld-Bush triumvirate and their Iraq and Afghanistan interventions I have duly enraged thousands who listen to me on the BBC and watch me on Sky and Press TV. Notwithstanding this my views on universal health care are Strictly Socialist.....
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/6048367/An-American-neocon-defends-the-NHS.html .


Read more Editorials    go >>



Web Design - Web Designers
© current viewpoint .com

All Rights reserved.
No copying of any text or images allowed in any form digitally or otherwise,
without the prior written consent of the copyright holders.