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Old 03-29-2020, 10:02 AM   #139 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post
I stand corrected and retract my earlier statement.

Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
Socialized medicine can be cheaper because the quality of the medicine is less. Lower quality medicine is still relatively good medicine for most people most of the time...

Our system sucks because we can't leverage the advantages free markets generally convey. How many ERs did you research before deciding which one to visit? How did you find out about the ambulance that you ultimately decided to hire for your emergency ride to the hospital?

As I said, we've got the worst aspects of both private and socialized medicine.
-That's where socialized medicine shines- the best theoretical outcome isn't going to be widely available, but more people can get to see a doctor and get perscriptions no matter what their job is.

-The biggest suck in our system is that your choices are limited by the 3 or 4 plans your employer chooses to offer. And if you don't have an employer or have one but it's a crappy job...

-You're dead right on that one.

Originally Posted by sheepdog44 View Post
Transmission type Efficiency
Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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