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LynnTheDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-30-08 12:56 AM
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3. Articles with facts, versus rightwingnut wet dream fantasies...
Edited on Mon Jun-30-08 01:31 AM by LynnTheDem
The United States pays far more than Canada per capita for its health care services, yet Canadians get better care, according to various experts.
http://www.yesmagazine.org/article.asp?ID=1503



The U.S. spends much more on health care than Canada, ..... Canada performed better on 11 indicators;
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_and_American_heal...

Life Expectancy higher in Canada
Falling Behind: Life expectancy in the United States ranks 42nd in the world, down from 11th two decades ago. Experts point to several factors for the drop, including obesity and lack of health insurance.
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20070812/news_1...

Canada's health system beats U.S. in cost and results
http://www.epi.org/content.cfm/webfeatures_snapshots_20...

U.S. Health Care Most Expensive & Most Error Prone
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2005/medical_erro...

The Canadian Healthcare System
A comparison reveals pretty good healthcare outcomes generally better than those in the USA and the UK and more akin to those associated with high spending ...
http://www.civitas.org.uk/pdf/Canada.pdf
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  -Latest RW blogger wet dream about Canadian health care. phostur  Jun-30-08 12:39 AM   #0 
  - I don't know how their system works  Mojorabbit   Jun-30-08 12:48 AM   #1 
  - They sure are deeply ignorantly stupid, aren't they.  LynnTheDem   Jun-30-08 12:48 AM   #2 
  - Articles with facts, versus rightwingnut wet dream fantasies...  LynnTheDem   Jun-30-08 12:56 AM   #3 
  - My understanding is that the US  Mr. Blonde   Jun-30-08 02:45 AM   #9 
  - A Google search of that assertion, turns up virtually NOTHING of value.  pnorman   Jun-30-08 01:04 AM   #4 
  - I did find some more stuff  anigbrowl   Jun-30-08 09:25 PM   #14 
     - I SHOULD have suspected a mis-spelling, but failed to try out likely possibilities.  pnorman   Jun-30-08 09:48 PM   #17 
  - It's IBD which is a notorious RW blog shop. Self debunking. Move on please.  gbrooks   Jun-30-08 01:19 AM   #5 
  - With all due respect, to me NOTHING is "self-debunking".  pnorman   Jun-30-08 01:26 AM   #6 
     - Well if you consider Investor Business Daily, the third most quoted 'news' source be Free Republic  gbrooks   Jun-30-08 02:29 AM   #7 
        - I consider it essentially in the same manner as you do.  pnorman   Jun-30-08 02:43 AM   #8 
           - Characterizing my remark re IBD as "Self righteous posturing" is a bit self righteous on your part.  gbrooks   Jun-30-08 07:30 PM   #11 
              - NOV SCHMOZ KA POP?  pnorman   Jun-30-08 08:46 PM   #12 
              - What's that R Crumb meets the Katzenjammer Kids? Are you old enough to date girls yet?  gbrooks   Jun-30-08 09:41 PM   #16 
                 - Probably TOO "old". The very thought gives me a nosebleed! (sigh!)  pnorman   Jun-30-08 09:59 PM   #18 
                    - I might be a little more positively disposed toward you if you stop trying to tutor me  gbrooks   Jun-30-08 10:18 PM   #19 
                       - I don't give a rat's rectum over whether you're "favorably disposed" to me or not.  pnorman   Jun-30-08 10:33 PM   #21 
                          - You started this flame war pnorman with this remark directed at me, "self-righteous posturing"  gbrooks   Jun-30-08 10:45 PM   #22 
                             - NOV SCHMOZ KA POP!  pnorman   Jun-30-08 10:49 PM   #23 
                             - I totally grok what yer sayin man. Peace  gbrooks   Jun-30-08 10:57 PM   #24 
                             - He doesn't have a soft spot for IBD  anigbrowl   Jun-30-08 11:43 PM   #26 
                                - You are being obtuse. At least I hope you are. I've stated in several posts  gbrooks   Jul-01-08 01:11 AM   #29 
              - No, you are way wrong on a number of points.  anigbrowl   Jun-30-08 09:07 PM   #13 
                 - IBD is not a business newspaper. It doesn't matter how long they've been in 'business'  gbrooks   Jun-30-08 09:38 PM   #15 
                    - The point is it's a newspaper, not that it's any good  anigbrowl   Jun-30-08 11:41 PM   #25 
                       - Stop trying to be cute. You told me to man up, which both assumes and implies  gbrooks   Jul-01-08 12:35 AM   #28 
  - Health care is a very complicated issue and no system will be perfect.  Stevepol   Jun-30-08 04:35 AM   #10 
  - I always tell them of the doctor duo Hubby was in residency with.  knitter4democracy   Jun-30-08 10:21 PM   #20 
  - Don't believe anything Canadian RW's write about health care  TrogL   Jun-30-08 11:57 PM   #27 
 

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