From: Carbon on
On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 05:34:19 +0000, assimilate wrote:
> On 23-Feb-2010, Carbon <nobrac(a)> wrote:
>> But I guess people have learned to be afraid.
> no one learns to be afraid, you do however learn what to be afraid of.

Oh god.
From: Carbon on
On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 05:37:09 +0000, assimilate wrote:
> On 22-Feb-2010, Carbon <nobrac(a)> wrote:
>>>> Given a choice between being "forced" to pay $50, or having the
>>>> freedom to choose between $75 and $80, which would you take?
>>> I would want the choice because a $45 choice may come along in a
>>> dynamic market.
>> I enjoyed the inclusion of the word "may".
> you rail against "blind certainty" then laugh at "may." You can't have
> your cake and eat it too.

I read it as an admission that your "free market" healthcare is in fact
much more expensive than universal healthcare. It's a small step, but
that's ok.
From: Carbon on
On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 08:47:32 -0800, dene wrote:
> "Carbon" <nobrac(a)> wrote in message
> news:4b833e5b$0$5102$9a6e19ea(a)
>> Other than things like out and about rhyming with boot, Canada is
>> very very similar to the US in diet, in culture, standard of living,
>> etc. Yet Canadians have an average life expectancy several years
>> greater than Americans. What could possibly account for this
>> startling difference?
> We have more smelly people.

There may well be a larger percentage of the population in abject
poverty. Maybe Florida is special, I don't know. But once you get away
from the touristy areas it can be a pretty sad place. I was very
surprised once I got here.
From: Carbon on
On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 05:39:34 +0000, assimilate wrote:
> On 22-Feb-2010, Carbon <nobrac(a)> wrote:
>>> perhaps, but the unemployment of the young due to the cost of hiring
>>> is a hard, verifyable fact.
>> But much of your criticism centers on the alleged difficulty in firing
>> people. It has nothing to do with universal healthcare.
> did you see only half my reasoning, the half that doesn't agree with
> your ideology?

You tried to support your argument with two unsubstantiated claims, one
of which was completely irrelevant. What do you expect?
From: BAR on
In article <clark-26AD1C.09041624022010(a)charm.magnus.acs.ohio->, clark(a) says...
> In article <MPG.25eee5eba382fbec989c4d(a)>,
> BAR <screw(a)> wrote:
> > In article <clark-AE7862.09022523022010(a)charm.magnus.acs.ohio-
> >>, clark(a) says...
> > > >
> > > > Not much market? Are you serious? Have you ever set foot in a major
> > > > city? Have you ever used public transportation in NY or DC or
> > > > Chicago?
> > >
> > > 30,000 people commute into Columbus every day down SR 315. I am one of
> > > them. Every car on the road has but one occupant, and there is no public
> > > transport alternative. That is just stupid.
> >
> > What are you doing about it other than making statements? Have you
> > gotten a group of people together to commit to purchasing bus passes for
> > 10 years to fund the bus route?
> >
> > Talk is easy, action is hard. We know what you do best.

Not surprisingly I saw no references to William Clark or any other forms
of your name.

As usual your efforts go no further than providing a URL to someone
else's work.