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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-24-09 08:55 PM
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5. You really see no difference at all between $250,000 and $80?
The $80 was what it would have cost to get a kid's infected tooth treated. $250,000 is what society wound up spending on him in a completely futile attempt to save his life.
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  -What Kinds of Choices Do We Need For Our Health Care? eridani  Oct-24-09 08:22 AM   #0 
  - My main one is, we need it immediately, not  Autumn   Oct-24-09 08:38 AM   #1 
  - So tell your Congresscritters to allow anyone to buy into Medicare  eridani   Oct-24-09 08:47 PM   #3 
     - I already have, on a weekly basis,  Autumn   Oct-24-09 09:51 PM   #6 
        - Good. I'm trying to get as many people upt to your commitment level as possible  eridani   Oct-25-09 04:27 AM   #9 
  - The hardest question: what is basic care? If one is sick, basic care is what is needed to get well.  hansberrym   Oct-24-09 10:55 AM   #2 
  - Sure people put their own interest first. That's why we have laws in the first place  eridani   Oct-24-09 08:51 PM   #4 
  - You really see no difference at all between $250,000 and $80?  eridani   Oct-24-09 08:55 PM   #5 
  - We need several choices  Horse with no Name   Oct-24-09 10:06 PM   #7 
  - That is total crap. Why not make people who have fires pay higher taxes  eridani   Oct-25-09 04:25 AM   #8 
     - Excuse me?  Horse with no Name   Oct-25-09 06:51 AM   #10 
        - You said that health insurance should not be in the business of spreading risk  eridani   Oct-25-09 07:02 AM   #11 
           - Well I never said that  Horse with no Name   Oct-25-09 03:42 PM   #12 
              - If you propose three different cost tiers, you are not advocating equal risk spreading n/t  eridani   Oct-26-09 05:05 AM   #15 
                 - But YOU asked for choices  Horse with no Name   Oct-26-09 05:47 AM   #16 
                    - I asked to choose my fucking DOCTOR!  eridani   Oct-26-09 06:00 AM   #17 
                       - You really should calm down  Horse with no Name   Oct-26-09 10:27 AM   #18 
                          - Sorry. I just see red when any hint of unequal health care is proposed  eridani   Oct-26-09 11:30 PM   #19 
                             - And I agree with that  Horse with no Name   Oct-26-09 11:44 PM   #20 
  - Error: you can only recommend threads which were started in the past 24 hours  inna   Oct-25-09 03:48 PM   #13 
  - I'm tired of this issue being framed in terms of commodity and consumer  Cleita   Oct-25-09 04:08 PM   #14 

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