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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-29-07 03:29 PM
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17. Thanks. I wish I had known that when I saw the blurb he wrote.
I'm sure some other wingers made comments along his lines. Now I'll know how to answer them.

Good to hear your wife is OK. Sounds like excellent care to me.

Of course, here you can have great health care as long as you can pay for it. I'm one of the lucky ones. My husband belongs to AFSCME and works for the city of New Haven. While he doesn't make a pile of dough, his union fights like hell for great health care benefits. Even tho I am old enough for Medicare part B, I declined it because I can partake of his health care benefits for only $74 a month and that includes dental and some prescription coverage. I don't know what I'll do when he retires, tho...
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  -The Canadian Health System - A Visit to the Hospital Canuckistanian  Aug-29-07 02:36 PM   #0 
  - I'm so sorry for you  DavidD   Aug-29-07 02:42 PM   #1 
  - Yes, we're so oppressed  Canuckistanian   Aug-29-07 02:46 PM   #3 
  - I've had similar experiences...  SidDithers   Aug-29-07 02:45 PM   #2 
  - BEAT ME, WHIP ME, CHARGE ME $10 TO PARK!!!  Tyler Durden   Aug-29-07 02:48 PM   #4 
  - I didn't know you were from Oakville  Canuckistanian   Aug-29-07 02:49 PM   #5 
  - We're just west of Bronte harbour...  SidDithers   Aug-29-07 02:52 PM   #8 
  - Hi neighbour, my kids were born at Oakville Trafalgar and I have always  buzzard   Aug-29-07 02:59 PM   #12 
     - Howdy neighbour...  SidDithers   Aug-29-07 03:01 PM   #13 
  - But...but..but...socialized medicine is TEH EVIL!!!!1!!111  Hong Kong Cavalier   Aug-29-07 02:49 PM   #6 
  - Thanks for the reality check. Some of the hyperbole about universal healthcare  pinto   Aug-29-07 02:52 PM   #7 
  - Yup, she's fine, thanks.  Canuckistanian   Aug-29-07 02:54 PM   #9 
  - The local radio talkshow wingnut tries to scare people , saying that HILLARY is going to take over  UTUSN   Aug-29-07 02:55 PM   #10 
  - OK, here's one for y ou.  CTyankee   Aug-29-07 02:58 PM   #11 
  - The Alberta government paid for everything  Canuckistanian   Aug-29-07 03:04 PM   #15 
     - Thanks. I wish I had known that when I saw the blurb he wrote.  CTyankee   Aug-29-07 03:29 PM   #17 
  - I'm still screwing around with that follow-up article on Canadian health care...  warren pease   Aug-29-07 03:02 PM   #14 
  - By all means, use it.  Canuckistanian   Aug-29-07 03:07 PM   #16 
  - But, but, but ...  etherealtruth   Aug-29-07 03:32 PM   #18 
  - and in Great Britain you get that $3 back  LSK   Aug-29-07 03:32 PM   #19 
  - We can write it off on our taxes  Canuckistanian   Aug-29-07 03:49 PM   #21 
  - Pick your own doctor *bullshit* I live in VA and want to see a Dr. in insurance  angstlessk   Aug-29-07 03:47 PM   #20 
  - I pay $95/month for Medicare (A & B). I'm a fairly high end user and like it.  pinto   Aug-29-07 03:59 PM   #22 
  - I agree, pinto, the Medicare system is pretty efficient.....I think everybody  Gloria   Aug-29-07 04:42 PM   #24 
  - A couple of years ago, I had some elevated liver enzymes indicating damage.  Evoman   Aug-29-07 04:06 PM   #23 
  - Damn, socialized medicine sucks huh?  progressoid   Aug-29-07 06:15 PM   #25 
  - I had a similar experience last year ...  Lisa   Aug-30-07 01:54 AM   #26 

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