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Tuesday, February 23, 2010


Posted on Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 1:16 PM

You can bet the war criminal with the bad ticker is getting quality health care today -- but the rest of us aren't so lucky. People without health insurance often need to rely on free clinics like Ferncare in, duh, Ferndale. There's a music and art benefit for the facility this weekend at the Phoenx Cafe in Ferndale, featuring Duende!, Old Empire, the Crooks and a whole slew of local musos and work by fine artists. Drop by if you can...or donate a few bucks even if you can't attend. It's a very worthy cause. Someday, future generations will look back at a society that allowed evil corporations to obscenely profit on people's illness, pain and suffering with the same kind of disgust we now have when looking back at a society that allowed people to actually own other human beings as personal property.

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