[geeks] nVidia 8800GT for Apple Mac Pro
ploopster at gmail.com
Fri May 23 13:30:03 CDT 2008
Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>>>>>> Both require money so they both have that limit.
>>>>> They do? The Canadian one doesn't - at least not in my experience.
>>>> Of course the Canadian system requires money. It's just that the
>>>> patient isn't the one paying.
>>> The citizens of Canada don't pay taxes?
>> Sure they do. The taxes pay for the government. The government pays
>> for the treatment. The patients don't pay for the treatment. They
>> pay for the government which pays for the treatment. There is an
>> actual difference there.
> In other words, the patient pays.
Well, actually there's even a bit of a difference on top of that. You
don't strictly *need* to pay taxes (for example, if you make zero
income) to claim benefits as a patient. Plus there are plenty of rich
people who will pay a large amount of taxes, but will use cash-and-carry
There are real differences there. Discounting those differences is
No matter how much social studies classes in the US try to brainwash
people otherwise, the government is indeed a separate entity from the
people. There's a little more than a little bullshit in the preamble to
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