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Let elderly people
´hurry up and die´,
says Japanese minister

Guardian [UK], by Justin McCurry

Original Article

Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/22/2013 10:11:45 AM

Tokyo-Japan´s new government is barely a month old, and already one of its most senior members has insulted tens of millions of voters by suggesting that the elderly are an unnecessary drain on the country´s finances.Taro Aso, the finance minister, said on Monday that the elderly should be allowed to "hurry up and die" to relieve pressure on the state to pay for their medical care.(Snip)Aso´s comments are likely to cause offence in Japan, where almost a quarter of the 128 million population is aged over 60. The proportion is forecast to rise to 40% over the next 50

Comments:
Japan has a very high rate of abortion of those beginning life, now they are focusing on the end of life...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 1/22/2013 10:21:33 AM     (No. 9132085)

This will be policy under ObamamCare. It´s a trifecta!.

Spend less on end-of-life care
Spend less on social security
Eliminate conservative voting block


Reply 2 - Posted by: retiree, 1/22/2013 10:39:08 AM     (No. 9132131)

Without saying it publicly, Obama´s health care could do that here with the billions taken from medicare funding.
The death panels at work.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mrduc, 1/22/2013 11:13:49 AM     (No. 9132222)

So much for the Japanese tradition of respect for their elders. My, my, what a progressive culture they have become! ´´Croak off already, geezers!´´


Reply 4 - Posted by: Marzon, 1/22/2013 12:46:18 PM     (No. 9132497)

High abortion rates and now they want old people to die off faster. It´s always the same: Cradle to grave care = fewer cradles and more graves...


Reply 5 - Posted by: Kristen, 1/22/2013 3:03:47 PM     (No. 9132814)

He sounds like a sociopath. It will not win friends for Japan.


Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/23/2013 1:51:48 AM     (No. 9133475)

At seventy two, he should be leary of bad karma. A pox on you.


Reply 7 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 1/23/2013 12:09:53 PM     (No. 9134376)


   

 

  


 

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