From: Ray Fischer on
George Kerby <ghost_topper(a)> wrote:
>"Ray Fischer" <rfischer(a)> wrote:
>> Bill Graham <weg9(a)> wrote:
>>> "tony cooper" <tony_cooper213(a)> wrote in message

>>>> Program. The government pays up to 75% of the premium cost (just like
>>>> Stanford paid part of your health care program), but US
>>>> Representatives pay $300 a month and US Senators pay $600 per month.
>>>> If you had chosen to work for the US government, instead of a private
>>>> sector organization, you'd have a similar plan.
>>> Accepting your own figures, Stanford paid less than half of my plan, but the
>>> senators get 3/4 of their plan paid for. And, while I was working for
>>> Stanford, the half they paid was really coming out of my salary. Also, you
>>> don't mention that the congressmen get a fully paid retirement for life,
>>> while the rest of us get a $1500 a month social security check. I still
>>> claim that the congress should have to live with what the average citizen
>>> has to live with.....
>> Top-level executives of major corprations typically get paid
>> $2,000,000 to $20,000,000 per year. A senator's salary is
>> $174,000.
>Again, you are showing your ignorance. THAT'S NOT SALARY, dumbshit!

Gee, an income of $20,000,000 isn't as good as a salary of $174,000.

Apparently kerby is just a rightard idiot.

Ray Fischer

From: Twibil on
On Sep 16, 7:26 pm, "mikey4" <lakediver(a)> wrote:
> > (Snort)
> Swine flue?

Pigs seldom have chimneys.

From: Twibil on
On Sep 16, 7:26 pm, "mikey4" <lakediver(a)> wrote:
>> > Never trust a man who gives online retorts with *no* substance.
>> Well, you'd certainly be an expert on *that*, "mikey".
> OOOOOOOO what a retort

No, more of an alembic: distilled truth.
From: DRS on
"John A." <john(a)nowhere.invalid> wrote in message
> On Wed, 16 Sep 2009 16:20:26 -0700, "Bill Graham" <weg9(a)>
> wrote:
>> "Bob Larter" <bobbylarter(a)> wrote in message
>> news:4ab10a6e$1(a)


>>> Yeah, those sorts of figures astound me. In Australia, people were
>>> bitching when the government increased the Medicare levy from 1% to
>>> 1.5% of salary.
>> Well, you guys need an AMA to lobby your congressmen the way they do
>> here......
> The AMA originally lobbied against the way we do it here.

Indeed. I remember all the dire threats of doctors leaving the country and
all the rest when Whitlam introduced Medibank (the precursor to the
Australian Medicare). Needless to say, it didn't happen.

From: mikey4 on

"Twibil" <nowayjose6(a)> wrote in message
On Sep 16, 7:26 pm, "mikey4" <lakediver(a)> wrote:
> > (Snort)
> Swine flue?

Pigs seldom have chimneys.

Must be crappy in your house