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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:32 PM

Re: A Simple Plan for Single Payer

<<In civilized countries health care is paid for out of the generalfund.

Civilized countries

Then there is the US
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Heh, heh! Jerry Brown is explaining why California can't afford the $450 [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:22 PM

Re: NY Times surveyed folks retirement number

<<Feb 27, 2013 - While standing at the equator you are further away from the bulk of Earth's mass than at the poles, so the planet exerts less pull on you. But don't quit your diet and move to Brazil: an object at the equator weighs a [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:51 PM

Re: A Simple Plan for Single Payer

<<goofnoff asks,

That is 3677 per individual. Would that be the family price?

Family coverage would cost more, but it would still be much cheaper than private insurance.

intercst >>


Democrats [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:44 PM

Re: A Simple Plan for Single Payer

<<Why not give every American to option to buy into Medicaid at it's actuarial cost of $3,677/yr cost? Let the market decide and let freedom reign. There would still be a robust market for GOP-approved private insurance since [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:57 PM

Re: If Democrats had a hair on their butt

<<First you say "it's great", then you say "people will be getting worse insurance". Which is it?

It's both.

Medicare provides skimpier coverage than employer-based plans, but recipients don't [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:54 PM

Re: Stupid Dems

<<Well, I think the Dems are largely done now. One thing we can be sure of is that the far left of the party is a fail unless they accept a coalition. We need only look at the McGovernites' destruction to see that fact.
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SeattlePioneer posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:49 PM

Being Politically Effective

How to be politically effective in the United States today?

There are certainly many ways to do that, and many more that are ineffective. Chatting on message boards is entertaining, but does NOTHING politically. Same for attending most [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:38 PM

Re: If Democrats had a hair on their butt

<<Or we could cut the damned military budget for a military that is already bloated by world standards and use that money FOR THE PEOPLE.

AM >>


You could if you'd won the House, Senate and [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 1:49 PM

Re: What to tell collection compay?

When I've obtained a judgment, the court provided forms to record payment. Presumably that means that the court would have a permanent, accessible record that the judgment was satisfied.

So you might want to call the court that issued [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:45 PM

Re: Solar

<<The "microscopic patterns" and "intricate wiring" are pretty robust items - there are failures with them, but it isn't that they're small or intricate. Instead it's because there was a defect and it fails [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:42 PM

Re: Solar

A characteristic of the electric power industry is that capital expenses tend to be very high and revenues to pay that off small.


That means that to be economical, the power generation and distribution system need to have very long [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:32 PM

Re: If Democrats had a hair on their butt

Does it really take 90+ posts to determine whether you guys have hair on your butt?

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:29 PM

Re: Stupid Dems

<<The Dems need the political capital they waste on this for bigger battles, including the next appointment. >>


I'm guessing Trump will appoint Ted Cruz to replace Ginsberg.


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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:42 PM

Re: What Drives the Righties

<<Righties are in the dark ages regarding their understanding of addictive diseases. We used to think smallpox was caused by evil spirits. Now that is only believed in primitive lands like Oklahoma and Idaho. We already know of the issues with [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:32 PM

Re: If Democrats had a hair on their butt

<<But the current system is firmly entrenched, and I believe enacting universal healthcare in the US at this point in time would not be simple and would cause a lot of short term pain.

Long term I think it would be good, but short [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:28 PM

Re: If Democrats had a hair on their butt

<<It's a great deal if you get it at 75% off. It's less-than-stellar coverage if you have to pay for it yourself.

Albaby >>


As always, people find FREE medical care attractive, but resent the idea that [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:24 PM

Re: If Democrats had a hair on their butt

<<The other question I have: we enact universal healthcare effective January 1, 2018.>>


You must be smoking that wacky weed stuff.


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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:27 PM

Re: If Democrats had a hair on their butt

<<"The Democrats aren't dead."


People have short memories. I seem to remember people saying the same thing about Republicans just a few years ago. They thought they'd never have another Republican in the White [more]

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SeattlePioneer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 2:03 PM

Re: I Trust the President

<<SP, are you really 100% behind this man? >>


Of course.

We don't mind forgiving Trump the little things.



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