Man Robs Bank…for Prison Healthcare

Truly a headliner that attests to the difficult economic times.  A North Carolina man held up a bank and robbed them of $1 in an attempt to receive free prison health care.  With exorbitant medical costs due to the politics of the health care system, most Americans can not afford healthcare unless their employer substantially subsidizes the premiums.  Because of the lack of affordable healthcare, many individuals are left with unconscionable medical bills due to the lack of health insurance.  Instead of emptying out their retirement funds, bankruptcy is an option that allows them to discharge their medical bills with their 401K’s and IRAs left in tact.

Because he robbed the bank of only $1, he will most likely serve little, if any, jail time.