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Jefferson, on Socialized Medicine

23 Jul

Was the government to prescribe to us our medicine and diet, our bodies would be in such keeping as our souls are now. Thus in France the emetic was once forbidden as a medicine, and the potatoe as an article of food.
— Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia (1781-1785)

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Posted by on July 23, 2010 in economic, Politics

 

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