[rescue] SparcCenter 2000E on Ebay

Mike Meredith mike at blackhairy.demon.co.uk
Sun Jun 22 09:38:23 CDT 2003

On Sun, 22 Jun 2003 09:53:44 -0400
"Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366" <patrick at zill.net> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 22, 2003 at 12:57:15PM +0100, Mike Meredith wrote:
> > in this area, government control tends to reduce costs, although
> > cost is just one factor to consider.
> > 
> > Assuming that the private sector is always going to be cheaper is
> > weak thinking.
> Trying to compare a wrung-out old system with pathetic service vs. a
> far more robust and faster service system is also weak thinking.

I repeat "cost is just one factor to consider" ... and I agree with your

Mind you the UK's health service is not as bad as is sometimes made out,
although you haven't included any evidence to show the US health service
is more robust and faster whereas the UK's is wrung-out with pathetic

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