[rescue] SparcCenter 2000E on Ebay

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 22 13:00:41 CDT 2003

--- Mike Meredith <mike at blackhairy.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jun 2003 13:35:37 -0700 (PDT)
> Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > That's right up there with socialized medicine being "cheaper"
> > because it comes from the government!
> "socialised medicine?" It sounds like some weird stuff where everyone
> sits in a circle and discusses their health problems in the
> expectation that they'll just disappear.


> Assuming that the private sector is always going to be cheaper is
> weak thinking.

I agree with what you said, my only point was the superficial point
that "it is cheaper (to me) becuase I didn't write the check to pay for

Remember, the original post was looking for electricity to be paid for
by someone else (the Gov't in this case)...

I was only making a very small point, I agree with your larger point.


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