[geeks] nVidia 8800GT for Apple Mac Pro
ploopster at gmail.com
Thu May 22 08:20:37 CDT 2008
Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 05:35:47PM -0400, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
>>> I could not understand it, it would have been cheaper in the long run to
>>> have the state pay the extra $15 a month for 20% of the population than
>>> 100% of the people that need drugs not covered here run up big bills for
>>> alternative treatment.
>> Cheaper for you. Not for the ones benefiting from the tariffs.
> It had nothing to do with tarrifs. What happened was my HMO used their
> bulk purchasing power to buy a policy from a U.S. insurer to cover
> the supplimental drugs.
Sure it has to do with the tariffs, because without the protection
afforded by the tariffs, the HMO would find that position untenable
because people would just go to the foreign market to get their drugs.
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