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>I should not have said "most people recognize" because I don't really know
>that; and am not saying that the government should not be involved in the
>attempted repairs.
I was jerking your chain a little. This has been something of an issue 
since Theodore Roosevelt proposed a single payer system when he ran on 
the Bull Moose ticket in 1912. 'Socialized medicine' was the medical 
profession's response (I first remember hearing that term in the late 
40's--my best friend's father was a doctor) until they were gobbled up by 
the HMO's. It's probably fair to say that 'most people recognize' that 
promises of the HMO's aren't working out, and maybe 'tweaking' isn't the 

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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