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Tuesday, August 25, 2009


To: Sarah Palin

by Andrew Hilbert

A death panel already exists
and it sits at every health insurance
board meeting.

Those who cannot pay
must die.

Andrew Hilbert has a degree in History at Cal State Long Beach and lives in Orange County, California.