carl william spitzer iv cwsiv_2nd at JUNO.COM
Tue Feb 25 11:17:27 MST 2003

Its possible they were voting democrat and perhaps fundraisers thus they
bought their way on to the list.  If not I figure the hospital should
send the bill to the Mexican embassy.


On Mon, 24 Feb 2003 14:01:49 -0500 "John A. Quayle" <blueoval at SGI.NET>

        >At 11:13 AM 2/24/2003 -0700, Jim Nantz wrote:
        >This morning I read several emails from people complaining that
        >Santillan's family is here illegally. What do think they should
have done?
        >Wait for their daughter to die in Mexico while the approval
process for
        >their visas goes through the bureaucracy? They did what any
decent parents
        >would do. They took their daughter to a place where they thought
she would
        >get the best medical care possible. Any parent who loves their
        >would do the same if they had to. If I had a kid and he was in
need of
        >medical care that I couldn't get locally, I would take him into
a foreign
        >country illegally if that's what it would take to get him to a
doctor who
        >could help him. What kind of cold, unfeeling people are there on
this list
        >that would condemn Jesica's family for trying to save their
daughter's life?

Jim, you missed the point that I  originally was trying to make
and that was how did an illegal immigrant get to the top of a waiting
list?!? That they've been here for five years illegally is a whole
thang. The fact remains that these people had to have some insider "pull"
to be catapulted ahead of legal (but sick) residents of this country. Am

John Q.

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