They want to
Keep you sick…
That’s my belief
Not to cure you…
They want to fill you
With every new pill…
Their motto must be
“Up the MEDS”

© 2016 Robert Mihaly

WRITERS WRITE prompt for 9/26/16: UP THE MEDS


  1. bbeyes4 · September 30, 2016

    Yep.. the pharmaceutical companies rule the world

    Liked by 1 person

    • artifiswords · September 30, 2016

      Along with insurance companies and hospital systems. We needed single payer to get out of this mess, but we’re supposed to lump it, I guess. :-/

      Liked by 1 person

  2. AprilEsutton · October 2, 2016

    Once upon a time we saw the Dr. When we were sick. Now we are in the office all the time, and nothing we take is because we feel sick. Clever.

    Liked by 1 person

    • artifiswords · October 3, 2016

      If you want to talk about something being rigged, look no further than the medical-industrial complex…the drug and medical equipment companies, insurance companies, and huge hospital systems. At least some doctors hate it, but they are small cogs in the machine. And I shouldn’t let the TV networks go unmentioned. They profit enormously from all the grotesque drug ads that interrupt the evening news, etc.


  3. AprilEsutton · October 3, 2016

    The real question is this: Are we healthier. I do think so. Still, the insurance system needs reform. I don’t mind the ads so much, but I wish TV could be free again.


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