May 18th, 2012

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Children as Caregivers

There are children drafted as caregivers for unwell family members because nobody else will do it, which of course tends to ruin their education.  America considers this more acceptable than actually providing health care and home support for its citizens.

Some days I just want to belt humanity with a convenient asteroid.  I look at articles like this and wonder how many apocalyptic novels they've inspired.